Xiaomi launches Redmi 6A as it debuts into the Kenyan market

Xiaomi is a really well-known brand internationally and among geeks and enthusiasts. Not so much so among Kenyans. However, Xiaomi devices have been available in the country for sometime now, however unofficially. Avechi and many other e-commerce sites like Kilimall and Jumia have had Xiaomi devices for a while now. This is seemingly going to change now with Xiaomi officially debuting its presence in the Kenyan market with the launch of the Redmi 6A.

Redmi 6A is the successor to the Redmi 5A, which represents Xiaomi’s entry level device that seemingly don’t skim much in terms of specs and performance.

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Xiaomi Redmi 6A Specifications

PriceKes.9,299
Display
TypeLCD
Size5.45″ (18:9)
Resolution720*1440
ProtectionGorilla Glass
Platform
Operating SystemAndroid 8.1 Oreo
ChipsetMediaTek Helio A22
CPUQuad-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU
Memory
RAM2GB RAM
Internal16 GB
Externalup to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
Network
Technology4G
SIMDual SIM (hybrid slot)
Camera
Main13 MP, f/2.2, PDAF
Front5 MP, f/2.2
Battery
Size3000 mAh
TypeLi-Ion
ColorsGrey, Blue, Gold, Rose Gold
FeaturesFace unlock

Pricing and Availability

The two storage options announced are priced as follows: The 2GB+16GB retails at 9299/- while the 2GB +32 option goes for a much reasonable 11,999/-. These are both Jumia-exclusive and are already available on the e-commerce site.