Xiaomi introduced the Redmi 6 and Redmi 6A affordable smartphones almost a year ago with Android Oreo on board. The phones later appeared on the MIUI forums with a promise to get a Pie update, but the company silently changed the development status to “Change of Plan, Suspension of Recruitment”, meaning the devices will miss out on the new Android OS.|
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The discontinuation of OS updates is sad news for Xiaomi fans, but it's not all bad. While the Redmi 6 and Redmi 6A are unlikely to get Android Pie, they will most certainly keep getting software updates and eventually MIUI 10 and hopefully even MIUI 11.
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The Redmi 6 and Redmi 6A are among the cheapest Xiaomi smartphones available on the market, mostly sold in India. We reviewed the phones back in November and found them to strike a good balance between affordability and usability, but they do pack plenty of bloatware. Currently, the Redmi 6A starts from INR6,490 ($93/€82), while the Redmi 6 costs around INR7,999 ($115/€100).
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