Keeping up with its promise, Xiaomi introduced the new Redmi Pro, the mid-range handset is one of the fully packed handset available in the market with features that can compare with most and every flagship devices available to date. Powered by MediaTek Helio X25/X20, the new Redmi Pro will be available in three different variants in different configuration and price point.
Generally, the new Redmi Pro is powered by MediaTek Helio X25 or the Helio X20, both chips comes with 10-core processors and a tri-cluster architecture. Its graphic processor is a Mali-T880 that takes care of all the graphics and images produced by the system on its 5.5-inch full-HD OLED display with 100% NTSC color gamut. With these properties, the new Redmi Pro handset is regarded as Xiaomi’s most powerful Redmi ever.
Ready to assist with what ever you throw at in, the Redmi Pro comes with either 3GB or 4GB of RAM configured in three different variants, the base model having the modest treatment of the trio comes with 3GB RAM coupled with 32GB of onboard storage and is mated to a Helio X20 chip, the high version is powered by the Helio X25 but gets 3GB RAM and 64GB of storage while the top of the line Redmi Pro features the more powerful Helio X25 chipset tagged to 4GB RAM and a large 128GB of storage.
Take real and life-like images with the new Redmi Pro, the handset is equipped with dual camera sensors that allows you to edit your prospective through depth of field manipulation. The dual camera setup houses a 13 Megapixel sensor paired to a 5 Megapixel sensor that handles the depth of field. When taking a photo, both sensors takes into action simultaneously and allows users to manipulate its perspective in the hardware level. It also takes high quality images with DSLR-like brokeh effects.
Besides the fun fair at the back, there’s also a front shooter worth mentioning. The front camera is equipped with a 5 Megapixel sensor and a wide-angle lens that’s fair enough for high-resolution videos calls and high-quality Selfie images.
Keeping up with the Pros, the Redmi Pro comes with a fingerprint sensor situated on the ceramic home button on the front. This ergonomic implementation of the biometric reader ensures easy access to unlock the devices and make your online transactions safe.
Connect to the world with the new standard, the new Redmi Pro comes with the new USB Type-C port that handles fast data transfer speeds and fast charging capabilities. It also houses 2 SIM slots with one that accepts a microSIM and a nanoSIM/microSD card holder. It takes full advantage of China’s mobile network with VoLTE/4G/3G/2G support plus a load of standard connectivity features including: Wi-Fi 802.11/N, Bluetooth 4.2, InfraRed, GPS with A-GPS,GLONASS and Beidou support.
The Redmi Pro is housed on a brushed aluminum body and measures151.5 x 76.2 x 8.15mm and weighs around 174 grams. When released, the handset will be running the latest MIUI interface based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow. As for the battery, the first two variants comes with 4000 mAh of juice while the Exclusive Edition comes with heftier 4050 mAh of battery.
For its pricing, the Redmi Pro starts atRMB 1,499 (around $225) for the standard model with Helio X20, 3GB RAM and 32GB storage, for the High version with Helio X25 and 64GB storage it should cost around RMB 1,699 roughly $255 and the Exclusive Edition will costRMB 1,999 (around $300) that’s the top of the line model with 4GB of RAM, Helio X25 and a whopping 128GB storage. Color options available includes : Gold, Silver, and Dark Grey.
The new Xiaomi Redmi Pro will be available for purchase in China starting on August 8, however at the time of this writing, there was no word from Xiaomi as to when the handset will become available in other regions.