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Xiaomi Redmi Pro 2 Rumored to Come with Snapdragon 660 SoC

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Xiaomi launched its first ever dual rear camera smartphone, Redmi Pro in July last year. Just like its many other devices, the Redmi Pro is also made exclusive to the Chinese market. Now, the latest leaks suggest the company is already working on Redmi Pro 2, the successor to the Redmi Pro. It will be one of the very few devices to use the Qualcomm’s yet to be announced Snapdragon 660 octa-core processor. This new chipset comes with model number MSM8976 Plus, which might be the successor to the Snapdragon 652 processor which bears the model number MSM8976. It will be built on the Samsung’s 14nm FinFet architecture.

It will be using the custom Kyro cores which we have seen on the flagship processors like Snapdragon 820, Snapdragon 821, and Snapdragon 835. While the Snapdragon 835 is the first to use octa-core Kyro CPU’s; now the Snapdragon 660 also follows the same. Total four out of the eight cores will be clocked at 2.2GHz and the other four cores will be clocked at 1.9GHz. It comes backed by an Adreno 512 GPU which might boost the graphic performance of this chipset. The Snapdragon 660 SoC also supports X10 baseband along with 2 x LPDDR4X RAM and UFS 2.1 flash storage.

This new processor will also offer Quick Charge technology and might include the latest Quick Charge 4.0. Though there is no confirmation, it might support upto Quad HD (2560 x 1440 pixels) resolution displays. Since the processor is expected to be available in Q2 of 2017, the Redmi Pro 2 powered by the Snapdragon 660 processor might also launch in the next quarter. As seen with the Redmi Pro, we also expect the Redmi Pro 2 to feature dual rear cameras for capturing pictures with DSLR-like bokeh effect. By the time of its official launch, the company might also released the latest MIUI based on Android 7.0 Nougat.

Talking about the Redmi Pro, it came with a 5.5-inch OLED display with Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) resolution. It came in two variants where one variant comes powered by Helio X20 SoC and other variant packs the Helio X25 SoC. In the camera department, there is a 13MP + 5MP dual rear camera setup with PDAF and dual tone LED flash. For selfies, there is a 5MP front camera with wide-angle lens. It is backed by a 4,050mAh battery and supports fast charging with the USB Type-C port. It comes with a physical home button that also comes embedded with a fingerprint sensor.

The Redmi Pro still runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow based MIUI 8. Recently, the company launched the Redmi Note 4 in India and the Redmi Note 4X in China. While Xiaomi is not attending the Mobile World Congress, the rumor mills suggest the upcoming Xiaomi Mi 6 to launch next month in China. Stay tuned on PhoneRadar for more details about the upcoming Xiaomi smartphones.

(Note: The above featured image is of Xiaomi Redmi Pro)

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