Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro Catches Fire While Being Repaired In India (Video)

Karamchand Rameshwar - Feb 08, 2020


Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro Catches Fire While Being Repaired In India (Video)

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro is said to catch fire while it was being repaired in an unauthorized local repair store in India.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro was a very popular smartphone in 2018, with good hardware configuration for its price tag and the design was quite new at the time. Recently, the phone was recorded to explode while being repaired by a technician in an unauthorized local service store. It is fortunate that no one was harmed by the incident.

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After investigating, Xiaomi claimed that the Redmi Note 6 Pro was damaged due to the technician's fault.

According to information provided by Khabar Gujarat newspaper, a technician at the Dhriti Mobiles store in India was trying to open the device’s back panel to repair it, when a lot of smoke was coming out of the back of the phone. In a split second, the Redmi Note 6 Pro burst into flames and was thrown to the ground by the technician because it was too hot. Thankfully no one was injured in this incident.

Many people have started questioning the safety of smartphones from Xiaomi because this is not the first product of the company that caught fire or exploded. Similar incidents have happened in the past with Redmi Note 4, Redmi 6A, Xiaomi Mi A1, Redmi Note 7S, and Redmi Note 7 Pro.

According to the Xiaomi statement sent to Gadgets 360, the customer informed Xiaomi that his smartphone had been physically damaged when he brought it to the unauthorized local service center. The phone exploded due to the further physical tampering of the phone by the technician. Xiaomi already resolved the issue with the exploded Redmi Note 6’s user and the case has now been closed.

Redmi Note 6 Pro: Specifications & Price

The Redmi Note 6 Pro sports a 6.26-inch display with FHD+ resolution and a 19:9 aspect ratio. It is driven by a Snapdragon 636 SoC, aided by 3/4/6GB of RAM and 32/64GB of storage. Software-wise, it comes with Android 8.1 Oreo out of the box but is upgradable to Android 9-based MIUI 11. 

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In terms of camera, it has a dual-camera setup on the rear, including a 12MP main sensor with dual pixel PDAF and a 5MP depth sensor. For selfies, there is also a dual-camera lens cluster on the front that comprises a 20MP main sensor and a 2MP depth sensor. Fueling the entire package is a 4,000 mAh battery that supports the standard 10W charging solution. Finally, it gets a fingerprint sensor mounted at the back for security.

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The Redmi Note 6 Pro is currently priced at Rs. 10,999 for the 4GB RAM / 64GB storage.

Redmi Note 6 Pro price: Rs. 12,100 (4GB RAM / 64GB storage)

Redmi Note 6 Pro price in India: Rs. 10,999 (4GB RAM / 64GB storage)

>>> Another Xiaomi Phone Exploded, This Time It was A Redmi Note 7 Pro

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