the smartphone world continues to wait for Xiaomi to unveil its new flagship
phone, the Xiaomi
Mi 5, images of another new handset
surfaced on Sunday. The photographs allegedly reveal the Xiaomi Redmi Note 2
Pro. The metal-clad phablet is expected to be offered in two versions; one will
come with a fingerprint scanner and the other one won't.
The current speculation has the Redmi Note 2 Pro
offering the same specs as the Xiaomi
Redmi Note 2, which was released in
August. The only difference will be the metal build, and the aforementioned
fingerprint scanner that will be found on at least one variation of the Redmi
Note 2 Pro.
If the rumor is right, and the Redmi Note 2 Pro
does share the same specs as the Redmi Note 2, we can expect the handset to
come with a 5.5-inch screen, carrying a 1080 x 1920 resolution. That works out
to a 401ppi pixel density. The MediaTek MT6795 SoC will drive the unit, which
includes an octa-core 2.2GHz CPU and the PowerVR G6200 GPU. 2GB of RAM should
be inside along with 32GB of expandable storage.
A 13MP camera is expected to be found on the back,
with a 5MP front-facing camera ready to snap selfies and handle video chats. A
3060mAh battery keeps the lights on, and Android 5.1 or Android 6.0 will be