Today’s huge news is the launch of the dual camera Xiaomi Redmi Pro and the much rumoured Xiaomi Mi Notebook Air. Keep reading for full details!
Below I’m going to focus on the launch of the Xiaomi Redmi Pro, so keep your eyes peeled for a separate post all about the rather gorgeous Xiaomi Mi Notebook.
Xiaomi Redmi Pro Dual Camera
The Redmi Pro is the first dual camera phone from Xiaomi using a main 13 mega-pixel Sony IMX258 sensor and secondary 5 mega-pixel Samsung sensor. The dual camera design of the Redmi Pro shoots photos at the same time and apply hardware-level depth of field to create dynamic photos.
Xiaomi are so excited about the new tech that they even sent us a few official camera samples taken with the Redmi Pro for you guys to take a look at and decide for yourselves if Xiaomi’ have got their dual-camera tech working correctly.
Xiaomi Redmi Pro photo samples
Xiaomi Redmi Pro Specifications
Having a dual camera isn’t the only first of the Xiaomi Redmi Pro, as the phone is also the first to boast an OLED display measuring 5.5-inches.
Xiaomi haven’t skimped on the rest of the hardware either with the base version of the phone coming with a 10 core
Helio X10 Helio X20 chipset and the flagship version the faster Helio X25. The X25 has a faster clock speed and a more powerful Mali-880 GPU.
Other key features of the Redmi Pro include a 2.5D curved display, large 4050mAh battery, Type C USB, up to 4GB RAM and 128GB internal memory, a new front fingerprint sensor, and dual SIM slot.
Dimensions are 151.5 x 76.2 x 8.15mm at a weight of 174g. The brushed metal body comes in a choice of three colours including gold, grey and silver.
Pricing for the Redmi Pro starts at 1499 Yuan ($225) for the 3GB RAM + 32GB version, rising to 1699 Yuan ($255) for the 3GB RAM + 64GB model while the flagship 4GB RAM + 128GB variant will cost 1999 Yuan ($300). Sales of the Xiaomi Redmi Pro will begin on the 6th August in China.