As announced earlier, Xiaomi will be launching five new smartphones in the second half of 2016. The teased Redmi Pro will be the first device in the list that will be made official on July 27th. It will be first Xiaomi smartphone to feature AMOLED display and dual camera setup on the rear. The Redmi Pro will also most expensive smartphone in the Redmi series.
We are also hearing rumors about the successor to the Mi Note that was launched in 2015. Now the latest reports suggest Mi Note 2 to launch next month in China. Unlike earlier, we can expect Xiaomi to offer premium build quality and high-end specifications along with higher price tag. The device is rumored to feature curved display as on Samsung Galaxy Edge devices.
It might be powered by the recently announced Snapdragon 821 quad-core SoC clocked at 2.4GHz, the Asus Zenfone 3 Deluxe is the first smartphone to include this SoC. This new processor is just an upgraded variant of Snapdragon 820 SoC, which Qualcomm claims to offer 10% better performance. Since the Remi Pro comes with AMOLED display, the Mi Note 2 might also offer the same.
The 3D touch feature that was already available on a number of Android devices including Meizu Pro 6 and Huawei Mate S is expected to feature on this device. While its current flagship Mi 5 came with a curved glossy body, the Mi Note 2 might be built completely with metal. The device may come in two variants with 4GB and 6GB of RAM and storage may reach upto 128GB.
The Redmi Pro comes with a 5.5-inch Full HD AMOEDL display and will be powered by Helio X25/X20 deca-core processor. It comes with 4GB of RAM and will be available in different storage variants. It has a 13MP dual camera lens and a 5MP front camera on the front for selfies. The leaked images confirmed an all metal body with a physical home button on the front.