Xiaomi, soon after launching the Redmi 3 smartphone, has now unveiled the Redmi Note 3 Pro. The upgraded version of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 will go on sale starting Sunday in China and will be available in Dark Grey, Champagne Gold, and Silver colours. The company confirmed the launch news in a Weibo post.
Priced at CNY 999 (approximately Rs. 10,000), the new Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 Pro sports an all-metal body and also packs fingerprint scanner at the back, just like the Redmi Note 3. It will go on sale in China via the company’s official website.
Another highlight of the new Redmi Note 3 Pro is it packs a hexa-core Snapdragon 650 processor (four cores clocked at 1.2GHz and two cores clocked at 1.8GHz). The smartphone features a 5.5-inch full-HD 1080×1920 pixels IPS display and offers 178 degree viewing angle. The Redmi Note 3 Pro will be available in two RAM and storage versions – one including 2GB of RAM and 16GB of inbuilt storage, and other 3GB of RAM and 32GB of inbuilt storage. The company as of now has not given pricing for the second variant of the Redmi Note 3 Pro.
It runs MIUI 7 based on Android Lollipop and supports dual 4G SIM cards. The handset packs a 4000mAh battery with fast charging support that can charge up to 50 percent in 1 hour, same as the Redmi Note 3. On the camera front, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 Pro sports a 16-megapixel rear camera with phase detection autofocus (PDAF) and two-tone flash. It also houses a 5-megapixel front camera. It measures 150x76x8.65mm and weighs 164 grams. For connectivity, the handset supports 4G LTE (compatible with Indian LTE bands), Bluetooth, 3G, GPRS/ EDGE, GPS, Glonass, Wi-Fi, and Micro-USB.