Even as reports are flowing in daily regarding the newest addition to Xiaomi’s Redmi Pro collection of smartphones, a certain tentativeness still reigns supreme as far as the processor to be used in the said phone is concerned.

Erstwhile reports had pointed towards the use of a Snapdragon 660 chipset of Qualcomm make in the new Redmi Pro 2, along with the claims of the Chinese company favoring a single rear camera to the dual camera setup the original came with.

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Refuting these, brand new reports have popped up, which say that the phone would tot a similar (dual rear) camera arrangement as its predecessor, which will most consist of two 12MP sensors.

Xiaomi Redmi Pro1

For the processor bit, the Redmi Pro 2 would in fact be powered by an octa-core MediaTek’s Helio P25 chipset having one quartet of Cortex-A53 cores clocking in with a maximum frequency of 2.5GHz and the other one with a maximum limit of 1.6GHz.

Earlier, it was being claimed that the phone will have a Snapdragon 660, but for now, the MediaTek one seems to have taken over the mantle, which will also have an ARM Mali-T880MP4 GPU for support.

Just to keep you in the loop, the all new Redmi Pro 2 is likely to be unveiled within this month only, in two variants differing in RAMs as well as storage capacities (4GB and 64GB and 6GB and 128GB respectively).

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Along with that, there is a 2.5D curved glass protecting the display, while an all-metal design will wrap the phone all around.

Coming to prices, the smaller variants will fetch a tentative price of around CNY 1,599 (approx. Rs. 15,280) with the bigger one asking for CNY 1,799 (approx. Rs. 17.200).

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For the guaranteed bit on the release as well as the cost(s), we will have to wait for Xiaomi to say something, though.


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