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

Price Kes.9,299
Display
Type LCD
Size 5.45″ (18:9)
Resolution 720*1440
Protection Gorilla Glass
Platform
Operating System Android 8.1 Oreo
Chipset MediaTek Helio A22
CPU Quad-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU
Memory
RAM 2GB RAM
Internal 16 GB
External up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
Network
Technology 4G
SIM Dual SIM (hybrid slot)
Camera
Main 13 MP, f/2.2, PDAF
Front 5 MP, f/2.2
Battery
Size 3000 mAh
Type Li-Ion
Colors Grey, Blue, Gold, Rose Gold
Features Face 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.