Xiaomi Redmi Pro 2 Price in Dubai, UAE  

Xiaomi Redmi Pro 2

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INTRODUCTION

Xiaomi has excelled the art of making successful smartphones. They have also become a key player in the smartphone markets. They have strategized their smartphones and ad campaigns in such a way that it has the greatest impact. Smartphone users are now trusting Xiaomi smartphones and it seems to have completely dominated the budget segment smartphone segment. As of lately, we could find a lot of rumors regarding an upcoming Xiaomi Redmi Pro 2 smartphone. The upcoming smartphone would feature with latest Qualcomm chipset and will come with a decent camera too. Here’s what we found out.

DESIGN AND DISPLAY

On looking at the ‘leaked’ images online, we can say that the phone will have an amazing design. The volume rocker and power buttons appear to be provided on the right edge of the phone and speaker appears to be provided on the bottom edge. The fingerprint scanner will be provided on the pack of the phone, just below the camera module. The phone is expected to be available in various color variants. It is rumored that the phone appears to have a 5.5 inch LTPS-AMOLED capacitive touchscreen that would provide a screen resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Right now there is no indication as to what kind of glass protection would be provided on the display. The LTPS display shall provide a pixel density of approximately 401 ppi, which is enough to provide an amazing viewing experience. We can certainly hope that the phone would be able to provide fantastic sunlight legibility and amazing viewing angles too.

PERFORMANCE AND CONFIGURATION

As per the rumours, the phone is expected to run on a new Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 chipset. It is rumored that the new chip would be manufactured using 14nm LLP process. The processor should easily prove to be competent enough to provide a seamless Android experience. The phone is expected to be released in two versions i.e. one with 64GB of internal storage and 4GB of RAM, while the other will feature 128 GB of internal storage and 6GB of RAM. The internal storage of the phone would be expandable up to 256GB using the hybrid SIM card slot that is expected in the phone. The phone is expected to run on Android platform and we hope it would feature with Android version 6.0 i.e. Marshmallow. The Android is expected to be masked with the Xiaomi’s latest MIUI software; we’re expecting MIUI 8.0 or later. The phone will support dual SIM and would definitely support 4G/LTE networks.

CAMERA AND MULTIMEDIA

According to the online rumors, it is believed that the phone will feature a 12MP PDAF camera w/ dual-tone LED flash. The phone’s front camera will be 5MP in resolution. The general camera features would include Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection and Touch to focus. Shooting modes should include Continuous Shooting and High Dynamic Range mode (HDR). HD video recording would be done by the camera. It is rumored that the primary camera would feature with a 1/2.55" sensor that would take amazing pics. The camera has the potential to capture decent images. With the expected 8MP front camera, one shall be able to capture some share-worthy selfies and aso find the camera useful for good quality video calling. A loudspeaker and a 3.5 mm jack with active noise cancellation and dedicated mic shall also be provided with the phone.

BATTERY AND CONNECTIVITY

It is believed that the battery would be non user-removable and 4500mAh in terms of charge capacity. Right now there is no information if the battery would support fast charging. However, rumours say the battery would be powerful enough , last a complete day even with heavy usage. Talking about connectivity options, the phone is expected to incorporate all the basic communication functions like Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth v4.2, A2DP, LE, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, an Infrared port and a USB Type-C 1.0 reversible connector. The other sensors that are expected in the phone include light sensor, fingerprint, accelerometer, gyro, proximity and compass.

PROS AND CONS


WHAT WE LIKED
  • The phone should be able to provide decent android experience.
  • The camera specifications seem promising.
  • Will offer a range of connectivity options.
  • The phone would support two SIMs and would also support 4G networks.
WHAT CAN BE IMPROVED
  • A hybrid SIM card slot would mean sacrificing a second SIM for additional storage space.

ONLINE STORES

  • img-ques What kind of connectivity options would be provided in the phone?
  • img-ans The connectivity options would include Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth v4.2, hotspot, A2DP, LE, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, Infrared port and USB Type-C 1.0 reversible connector.
  • img-ques How much RAM would be provided in the upcoming phone?
  • img-ans The phone is expected to come with 6GB of RAM.
  • img-ques How much internal storage would be provided in the phone? Would we be able to expand the internal storage of the phone?
  • img-ans The phone is expected to come in two versions i.e. one with 64GB of internal storage and 4GB of RAM, while the other will feature 128 GB of internal storage and 6GB of RAM. The internal storage of the phone could be increased up to 256GB using the hybrid SIM card slot that is expected in the phone.
  • img-ques Will the Xiaomi Redmi Pro 2 support 4G/LTE networks?
  • img-ans Yes, the Xiaomi Redmi Pro 2 will support 4G/LTE networks.
  • img-ques What kind of cameras would be provided in the upcoming phone?
  • img-ans According to the online rumours, it is believed that the phone will feature a 12MP camera that backed by phase detection autofocus and dual-LED (dual tone) flashlight. The phone will also feature a 5MP selfie shooter.
  • img-ques What kind of sensors can be expected in the upcoming phone?
  • img-ans The sensors that are expected in the phone include Fingerprint, accelerometer, gyro, proximity and compass.
  • img-ques Will the phone provide dual SIM compatibility?
  • img-ans Yes, the phone will provide dual SIM compatibility.
  • img-ques Will the phone come with a fingerprint scanner? If yes, then where will it be provided?
  • img-ans The fingerprint scanner will be provided on the pack of the phone, just below the camera module.
  • img-ques What kind of display can be expected in the upcoming Xiaomi Redmi Pro 2?
  • img-ans It is rumoured that the phone will feature a 5.5 inch LTPS-AMOLED capacitive touchscreen that would provide a screen resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
  • img-ques Will the display be protected by a toughened glass?
  • img-ans Right now there is no indication as to what kind of protection would be provided on the display.
  • img-ques What kind of SOC could be expected in the Xiaomi Redmi Pro 2?
  • img-ans If we go according to the online rumours, the phone is expected to feature a new Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 chipset.
  • img-ques What kind of OS will be used in the phone? Will it feature the latest version of the OS?
  • img-ans The phone is expected to run on Android platform and we believed it would feature Android version 7.0 i.e. Nougat. The Android is expected to be masked with the Xiaomi’s latest MIUI software.
  • img-ques What kind of battery would be provided in the phone?
  • img-ans It is believed that the phone will feature a 4500mAh Li-Ion battery.
  • img-ques Will the battery provided in the phone be removable?
  • img-ans No, the battery provided in the phone would be non-removable.
  • img-ques Will the battery provided in the phone support quick charging?
  • img-ans Right now there is no information if the battery would support fast charging, but we strongly believe that it would support fast charging.