Gretel, which is a China-based company, has launched a feature-packed but pocket-friendly smartphone in the market. You can take it home by shelling out just $90. Now you know the price, you may not believe what is coming up: In terms of features and the design, Gretel’s phone gives Xiaomi Redmi 4X, which is costlier, a run for its money. Yes, it is absolutely true. Let’s have a look.

Gretel A6 and Redmi 4X, both, have a metal body and bears a fingerprint sensor on its back. Similarly the primary and the secondary cameras of both phones are 13MP and 5MP respectively.

Both devices come preloaded with Android 6 Marshmallow.

The difference is that Gretel A6 has a 5.5-inch HD IPS LCD display, and Xiaomi Redmi 4X features a 5 inch HD display.
As for CPU, they have a different SoC. Gretel A6 uses a MediaTek ke MT6737 quad core 1.3GHz CPU. Redmi 4X, on the other hand, is dependent on a Snapdragon 435 octa core 1.4GHz CPU.

As far as memory i.e. storage space is concerned, Gretel A6 boasts a 16GB internal memory and with a microSD card, you can further expanded it up to 32GB. Redmi 4X and Gretel A6, both are equipped with 2GB RAM.

Both devices have dual SIM support and similarly both have hybrid slot, which means that at a time you can insert either a SIM card or a T-Flash card into the slot.

Gretel A6 draws power from a 3000mAh battery, which is non-removable. On the other hand, Redmi 4X comes with a non-removable 4100mAh battery.




Coming to the design, Gretel A6 is an absolute beauty with its better build quality and sensational design. Its display is covered with a stunning 2.5D curved glass and its body is built with a high quality aluminum alloy which makes the device premium looking and sturdy and takes the user on an aesthetic tour. It has a capacitive touch button below its display that illuminates with backlighting. On its back panel, there is a fast fingerprint scanner or Touch ID, which is capable of unlocking the phone in milliseconds. Gretel A6 is available in black and gold while Redmi 4X is available in pink, gold and black colors, both come with the premium aluminum alloy matte metal back, only the gold version of Gretel A6 arrives in a stunning and glossy brushed finish on the aluminum backing.

Gretel A6

Xiaomi Redmi 4X


Android 6.0




Snapdragon 435 





16GB internal and up to 32GB memory slot (hybrid)

16GB internal and up to 256GB memory slot (hybrid)

Primary camera



Secondary camera



Fingerprint scanner

Yes on rear

Yes on rear

Video recording




5.5 inches HD IPS LCD

5 inches HD


152.4 x 77.5 x 8.5 mm

139.2 x 70 x 8.7 mm




4G LTE support