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Xiaomi’s Redmi Pro is a flagship device priced from under RM1,000

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The wait is over, Xiaomi has finally revealed their latest handset, the Redmi flagship Xiaomi Redmi Pro smartphone. It’s got a lot of highlight features so let’s get down to the nitty-gritty features.

Xiaomi’s Redmi Pro is designed to be a flagship within the Redmi series. As a result, it will come with a 5.5-inch Full HD OLED display that boasts a 100% NTSC gamut with a 60,000:1 super high contrast ratio, tucked under 2.5D glass.

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Inside, the Redmi Pro will be powered by either a 2.5GHz MediaTek Helio X25 deca-core processor — with two A72 cores and eight A53 cores — or a Helio X20 deca-core processor. For memory, you have a choice of either 3GB of RAM or 4GB of RAM, and storage options of 32GB/64GB/128GB.

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For camera optics, the Redmi Pro will feature a dual-camera setup at the back and a 5MP selfie snapper in front. The camera array at the back works a lot like the one on the HTC One M8, consisting of a 13MP Sony IMX 258 unit or capturing still images and a 5MP Samsung camera to capture depth information.

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This way you can capture your image first then adjust the depth of field (DoF) later thanks to hardware level DoF processing. Xiaomi claims that this can give you DSLR-quality bokeh and even compared it to a Canon 5DSR.

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All of those internals, alongside a large 4,050 mAh battery is encased in a brushed metal unibody. The device will also support charging via a USB Type-C port, much like the Mi 5. It will also support dual-SIM connectivity via a hybrid SIM slot, plus VoLTE. For added security, the Redmi Pro has a fingerprint scanner mounted on the front.

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The handset will come in three colours — Silver, Gold and Dark Grey — and three variants:

Helio X20 processor with 3GB of RAM + 32GB of storage — CNY1,499 (around RM916)
Helio X25 processor with 3GB of RAM + 64GB of storage — CNY1,699 (around RM1,040)
Helio X25 processor with 4GB of RAM + 128GB of storage — CNY1,999 (around RM1,221)

Head on over to the official product page for more information.