Xiaomi Redmi Pro has just been launched in China featuring dual rear cameras, a 5.5-inch OLED display - first on any Xiaomi smartphone - running on Marshmallow based MIUI 8.
Coming to specs, there are 3 variants of the phone. The lowest priced variant runs on the Helio X20 deca-core processor clocked at 2.0 GHz with 3GB RAM, 32GB onboard storage, then you have the 2.5GHz Helio X25 variants with 3GB/4GB RAM and 64GB/128GB storage respectively. You also have a massive 4050 mAh battery under the brushed aluminium shell to keep the phone running. Then there's fast charging built-in as well over the USB Type-C port.
But the cameras are the rear hero here. You have two cameras at the back, the main 13MP camera uses the Sony IMX258 sensor to capture still images, while the other 5MP camera from Samsung captures depth information for excellent bokeh effects which can be images below.
You do have a 5MP front-facing camera as well with 85-degree wide field of view. The fingerprint sensor has also been moved to the front similar to the Xiaomi Mi5. Connectivity options include dual-SIM 4G with VoLTE, dual-band WiFi ac, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS and an IR Blaster to control home appliances like TV, AC etc.
Pricing and Availability
Here is the pricing of the different Xiaomi Redmi Pro variants which will come in dark grey, silver and gold colors:
- Redmi Pro - Helio X20 with 3GB RAM, 32GB Storage - 1499 Yuan (approx $225 or Rs. 15100)
- Redmi Pro - Helio X25 with 4GB RAM, 64GB Storage - 1699 Yuan (approx $255 or Rs. 17100)
- Redmi Pro - Helio X20 with 4GB RAM, 128GB Storage - 1999 Yuan (approx $300 or Rs. 20100)
The Redmi Pro will be available next month starting August 8th, there is no word on when it would be launched outside China.