Recently we learned Xiaomi is working on a new device running on Snapdragon 660 chip. It’s been quite reasonable to think the manufacturer is going to launch the next Xiaomi Redmi Pro 2 with this processor, as we heard something like that earlier. Now all these rumors seem more plausible. The latest leaks showcase the Redmi Pro 2 sports this SoC as well as a list of great options. Keep on reading to find out what key features can be found on the upcoming device.
The original Xiaomi Redmi Pro was launched last summer. It was considered as the most expensive Redmi line smartphone. But Xiaomi Redmi Pro deserved the price tag it was sold at. Just recently, the phone has got a huge price off and was offered at $189.99. Thus probably the most attractive smartphone of its time was priced identical to low-end devices. By the way you can check out the link above, may be the deal is still valid.
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According to the latest leaks, the Xiaomi Redmi Pro 2 will sport a Snapdragon 660 SoC, which is going to replace the Snapdragon 652 / 653. It uses 14nm process technology. There are eight independent Kyro cores (four small cores run at 2.2GHz frequency, while the rest four cores clock at 1.9GHz). The chip is paired with an Adreno 512 graphics. At last, Snapdragon 660 supports dual-channel LPDDR4X RAM, UFS 2.1 storage, and X10 LTE baseband.
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Other than that, we have heard the Xiaomi Redmi Pro 2 will also come with a 4 / 6GB RAM, 64 / 128GB ROM, 4500mAh large capacity battery supporting fast charging, 12MP Sony IMX362 camera, and a metal housing. However, I think the rear camera will come with dual-lens.
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As the Snapdragon 660 chip is set to launch in the second quarter of this year, we have to wait for the next gen Xiaomi Redmi Pro 2 not sooner than in summer. So the original Xiaomi Redmi Pro is still a good option for Mi fans.