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Xiaomi Redmi Pro Finally Launched in China – Specs & Price

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Xiaomi, a Chinese company popular for its offerings of world-class smartphones with high-end features at affordable prices, has outed a new device in its Xiaomi Redmi series, and it’s called the Xiaomi Redmi Pro.

The Xiaomi Redmi Pro was unveiled and released into smartphone stores in China at recent event in Beijing, after many leaks and anticipation. From the look of things, the wait was worth it. Let’s take a look at what the Xiaomi Redmi Pro is made of.



Xiaomi Redmi Pro Full Specifications (Details)



Display & Body Design

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The Xiaomi Redmi Pro features a 5.5-inch Full HD display made from OLED panels, a deviation from the normal LCD display. The display is covered up with a 2.5D glass and has a pixel resolution of 1920 * 1080 pixels.

It is constructed with a full metal unibody and features a fingerprint scanner embedded in its home button, unlike previous Xiaomi smartphones, which had the fingerprint scanner nestled at the back. The Redmi Pro is available in Gold and Silver color variants.


Memory & Performance

The new Xiaomi smartphone comes in three different variants in this department.

The first variant packs 3GB of RAM and 32GB of ROM, the second variant has 64GB of RAM with the same ROM, while the third high-end variant will come with 4GB of RAM and 128GB of internal memory. The internal memory of all three variants can be expanded up to 128GB with a micro SD card.

In terms of processor, the Xiaomi Redmi Pro also has variants. The 64GB and 128GB ROM variants will be powered by the stronger 64-bit Mediatek Helio X25 processor with 10 processor cores, while the base 32GB ROM variant will feature the Mediatek Helio X20 processor, also with 10 processor cores.


Power & Battery

The Xiaomi Redmi Pro runs on a 4,050mAh battery. The smartphone also possesses fast charging capabilities. Coupled with the large battery capacity, the smartphone should last quite long on full charge.


Connectivity

The smartphones features two SIM slots, one a Nano-SIM receptor, and the other a Micro-SIM receptor. Both SIM slots support 4G LTE network connectivity.

It also has a USB Type-C port, which gives it USB OTG support. The normal Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and GPS technologies are included.


Camera

The Xiaomi Redmi Pro features a dual-camera setup at the rear with 13MP lens, and a front 5MP camera. The rear camera is beefed up with a lot of features to make mobile photography a worthwhile experience on an affordable smartphone, like a depth of field image sensor and Dynamic depth of field support.

Also included is a dual-tone LED flash at the rear of the device.


Software & Other Features

The Xiaomi Redmi Pro comes running the latest version of Xiaomi’s custom UI MIUI 8 OS out of the box. The custom UI is built on Android’s latest fully-functional version, Marshmallow 6.1.

The affordable smartphone has some useful sensors built in, like an accelerometer and gyroscope. The phone is not too weighty at 174g and is bound to be a delight for those desiring high-end specs at affordable prices in smartphones.



Xiaomi Redmi Pro Full Specifications (Summary)



Display & Body Design

Screen Size:
5.5 inches

Screen Resolution:
*

Screen Type:
OLED Capacitive Touchscreen

Multi-Touch:
Yes

Screen Protection:
None

Body Material:
Metal Unibody design, Metal finish

Dimensions:
151.50 * 76.20 * 8.15 mm

Weight:
174g

Color:
Gold and Silver

Water Resistance:
No

Dust Resistance:
No

Fingerprint Scanner:
Yes

Iris Scanner:
No


Memory & Performance

CPU:
Variant 1 (high-end) – Mediatek Helio X25 Processor
Variant 2 & 3 – Mediatek Helio X20 Processor

CPU Core:
Deca-core

CPU Speed:
2.1 GHz (Variant 2 & 3)

GPU:
N/A

RAM:
Variant 1 (high-end) – 4GB
Variant 2 & 3 – 3GB

ROM:
Variant 1 (high-end) – 128GB
Variant 2 – 64GB
Variant 3 (base) – 32GB

External Memory Slot:
Yes

External Memory Capacity:
Up to 128GB


Power & Battery

Battery Capacity:
4,050 mAh

Battery Type:
N/A

Quick Charge:
Yes

AC Adapter:
N/A


Connectivity

2G:
Yes

2G Technology:
GSM

3G:
Yes

3G Technology:
WCDMA/HSPA+

4G:
Yes

4G Technology:
LTE

Wi-Fi:
Yes

Wi-Fi Technology:
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n

WLAN:
Hotspot Tethering, Wi-Fi Direct

Bluetooth:
Yes

Bluetooth Version:
Bluetooth v4.2

Bluetooth Technology:
N/A

SIM Slot:
Yes

SIM Type:
1 Micro SIM, 1 HYBRID Nano SIM

Memory Card Slot:
Yes

Micro-Usb Port:
Yes, USB Type-C

Micro-HDMI:
No

Headphone/Earpiece Jack:
Yes (3.5 mm)

Docking Interface Support:
No

USB OTG:
Yes

GPS:
Yes

GPS Technology:
A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS


Camera

Camera Type/Technology:
Dual

Rear Camera:
13MP

Front Camera:
5MP

Phase Detection:
Yes

Auto-Focus:
Yes, Main Camera

Flash:
Yes, Rear Camera only

Flash Type:
Dual-Tone LED flash

Camera Features:
Depth of Image field sensor
Dynamic depth of field support
Geo-Tagging, Face/Smile Detection, PDAF


Software & Other Features

Java:
No

Operating System(s):
MIUI OS 8 based on Android 6.1 Marshmallow

Proximity Sensor:
Yes

Accelerometer:
Yes

Gyroscope:
Yes

Magnetometer:
No

Light Sensor:
Yes, Ambient

Barometer:
No

Step Sensor(Pedometer):
No

Heart Rate Sensor:
No

Picture Format(s):
BMP/JPG/JPEG/PNG

Music Format(s):
WAV/AAC/AAC+/FLAC/MP2/MP3/M4A/3GA/OGG/OGA/WMA/AWB/MID/MIDI/XMF/MXMF/IMY/RTTL/RTX/OTA

Video Format(s):
3GP/MP4/webM/AVI/M4V/3G2/WMV/ASF/FLV/MKV

MS Office Format(s):
WORD/SPREADSHEET/POWERPOINT

E-book Format(s):
PDF

Language(s):
Multi-Language



Xiaomi Redmi Pro Price in China, India and Nigeria



In line with the company’s policy of producing affordable smartphones with quality specs, the Xiaomi Redmi Pro does not cost as much as many other smartphones with about the same specs do. The base (32GB ROM) model of the Xiaomi Redmi Pro is priced at RMB 1499 in China, which is about $225. The middle (64GB ROM) variant of the Redmi Pro costs RMB 1699/$255 and the high-end (128GB ROM) variant carries a price tag of RMB 1999/$300 in China.

The Xiaomi Redmi Pro is only available for now in smartphone stores in China, and should be released to other countries gradually. The price of the Xiaomi Redmi Pro when available in Nigeria would be around N65,000 – N70,000/N75,000 – N80,000/N100,000 – N110,000 for the 32GB, 64GB and 128GB variants respectively.

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