Xiaomi Redmi 6A Receives MIUI 10 Global Stable ROM Update Based on Android 8.1 Oreo OS

With the new MIUI 10, you can scan Paytm QR codes directly from your phone's camera app. We have a recovery ROM zip file for the new user interface by Xiaomi, so read on and download it

Redmi 6A

The new entry-level smartphone Xiaomi Redmi 6A has started receiving the Global Stable update of the new MIUI 10 ROM, based on Android 8.1 Oreo. This is a promise well kept by Xiaomi, the Chinese chief disruptor of global smartphone markets, which unveiled the MIUI 10 at an event in June. Xiaomi had said that it would roll out the Global Stable version of the ROM to its devices in September, and with the entry-level Redmi 6A with 5.45-inch HD+ display and powered by a Mediatek Helio A22 chipset receiving the update among many other Xiaomi devices, the brand proves itself to be one of the best ones out there when it comes to keeping its phones updated with the latest and best of features and technology.

Redmi 6A: MIUI 10 ROM Rolls Out

The new Global Stable version of the MIUI 10 ROM for the Redmi 6A with build number has started rolling out to Redmi 6A devices. It will take up 1.2GB as it replaces the MIUI 9 skin in your Redmi 6A, so keep some time and battery power spare when you download the update. You can use the MIUI Updater app to flash this ROM. Click here to download the MIUI 10 Global Stable ROM for your Redmi 6A. This is a recovery ROM zip file, so you do not have to clear out anything to update to this ROM.

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Other smartphones by Xiaomi that have received the MIUI 10 Stable ROM already are the Mi Mix, Mi Mix 2, Mi Mix 2S, Mi 8, Mi 5, Mi 6, Mi Note 2, and the Redmi Note 5 and Redmi Note 5 Pro, while several other Xiaomi devices are in line.

There are several new features in the MIUI 10 ROM, and some of them are even exclusive to India, such as Paytm app deep integration wherein, you need not open the Paytm app to scan a QR code, as the camera app will do it automatically. Also, popular apps-cum-websites in India such as Flipkart, BookMyShow and OYO will open like apps in the web browser, so you need not download the apps separately.

These web browsers or apps can be opened directly from your SMS app for easy switching between two applications in case you receive messages from these platforms. Also, the Mi Music app for India will let you browse through more than 10 million songs in 15 languages from 400+ music streaming services such as Hungama.

Redmi 6A: Specifications, Features

The Redmi 6A was launched alongside the Redmi 6 and the Redmi 6 Pro earlier in September, and it went on sale at Amazon.in for the first time on September 19. The handset comes as the successor to the very popular Redmi 5A, and brings in several decent improvements. For starters, it now comes with a 5.45-inch HD+ display that is designed in the 18:9 aspect ratio, improving well over the 16:9 aspect ratio of the Redmi 5A, hence, providing more screen space. Also, the Redmi 5A has a smaller 5-inch display, so there is a clear appeal for the Redmi 6A with its taller screen and better screen-to-body ratio.

The phone is powered by a Mediatek Helio A22 chipset that is clocked at 2.0 GHz, and comes with MIUI 9 skin on based on Android 8.1 Oreo but as we reported now, the phone will be running MIUI 10 from today. The Redmi 6A gets a 13MP rear camera and a 5MP front camera, with AI-based face unlock. The rear camera gets HD video recording, low-light enhancement, phase detection autofocus, and burst mode. The battery on the Redmi 6A is 3000mAh, and Xiaomi claims it can last you one full day.

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Redmi 6A: Price in India

The Redmi 6A comes in Gold, Rose Gold, Black, and Blue colour options. You can buy a standard handset for the price in India of Rs. 5,999, and it will ship with a 2GB RAM and 16GB internal storage. You can also buy a 32GB internal storage variant for Rs 6,999, although, it also has the same 2GB RAM. For additional storage, you get a third card slot so you can add a 256GB microSD card even as you use two 4G SIM cards.

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