Xiaomi finally unveiled its latest flagship device, the Redmi Pro part of its Redmi Budget Series Lineup at a special event held in Beijing. The company also launched Mi NoteBook Air which is a thinner version of the Apple Macbook Air and is priced at $750 approx 50,000 INR.
The Redmi Pro boasts plenty of features that will make you pre-order it as soon as you’re done reading about its features. It has a contrast ratio is 60000:1 which is highest among other devices in the Redmi lineup and color scheme is 100% NTSC. It features a display OLED Matrix display screen measuring 5.5” and comes with a 2.5D protective glass. The body is made of
brushed metal and is available in three colors – Gold, Gray & Silver.
It comes in three versions – Standard, High and Exclusive. The Standard version boasts a MediaTek Deca-core 2.1Ghz Helio X20 processor with 3GB RAM and internal flash storage of 32GB, the 16GB model is abandoned. It comes with Mali-T880 core GPU. While the High & Exclusive versions boast MediaTek 10-Core Helio X25 processors with 3GB RAM & 64GB internal flash storage and another model with 4GB RAM and 128GB internal flash memory like Mi 5 model.
Camera & Battery
The Redmi Pro also features a mammoth 4000 mAh Non-removable Li-Ion battery. For the main(rear) camera, it has two sensors – 13MP & 5MP and Sony IMX 258 module. Xiaomi says the dual camera is required to create a blur effect on photos and also for rapid refocusing on the desired area. While for the front camera, it comes with 5 MP camera module.
It comes with a universal bilateral port for charging and syncing — USB Type-C. The device also comes with Bluetooth version 4.2, WiFi and GPS modules. It also features a fingerprint scanner on the home button.
Price & Availability
Redmi Pro is priced at $224 approx 14,300 INR for the 32GB + 3GB of RAM version(Standard version), $254 approx 16,200 INR for the 64GB + 3GB of RAM option(High version), and $299 approx 19,000 INR for the 128GB + 4GB of RAM model(Exclusive version) on Xiaomi‘s website and in its stores.
Specifications Xiaomi Redmi Pro – Standard, High & Exclusive versions
Display : 5.5” OLED Matrix with 2.5D Protective glass, 1080 x 1920 pixels with 401 ppi density
Body : Brushed Metal body, 151.5 x 76.2 x 8.2 mm and weight 174g
- Mediatek MT6797 10-core Helio X20 2.1 Ghz and Mali-T880 GPU (Standard Edition)
- Mediatek MT6797T 10-core Helio X25 2.3 Ghz and Mali-T880 GPU (High Edition)
- Mediatek MT6797T 10-core Helio X25 2.5 Ghz and Mali-T880 GPU (Exclusive Edition)
- 3GB RAM/32GB flash storage(Standard version)
- 3GB RAM/64GB flash storage(High Version)
- 4GB RAM/128GB flash storage(Exclusive Version)
Battery : Non-removable Li-ion 4000 mAh
Connectivity : Bluetooth v 4.2, WiFi-Direct, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n and GPS
Ports : USB Type-C, 3.5 Audio Jack, dual SIM slot
OS: Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow with MIUI 8
SIM : Dual SIM (Nano-SIM/ Micro-SIM, dual stand-by)