The dual-SIM (Nano) Redmi 6A runs MIUI 9 on top of Android 8.1 Oreo out-of-the-box. It sports a 5.45-inch HD+ (720×1440 pixels) display, with an 18:9 aspect ratio and pixel density of 295ppi. It is powered by a quad-core 12nm MediaTek Helio A22 SoC, coupled with 2GB of RAM. As for the camera department, the Redmi 6A gets a single 13-megapixel rear sensor with f/2.2 aperture and PDAF, unlike its big brother Redmi 6 that has two sensors on the back. The front of the smartphone gets a 5-megapixel camera sensor and Portrait mode, for selfies and video calling.
There is 16GB of inbuilt storage in this budget smartphone, expandable via microSD card (up to 256GB) with its own dedicated card slot. Connectivity options on the Redmi 6A include 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth 4.2, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n (only 2.4GHz), GPS/ A-GPS, and Micro-USB. Sensors onboard the budget handset include accelerometer, ambient light sensor, digital compass, and proximity sensor. The phone also comes with a 3000mAh battery under the hood. Dimensions of the smartphone are 147.5×71.5×8.3mm and weight is 145 grams.