The Chinese handset maker, Xiaomi launched the mid-range Redmi Note 3 smartphone with an all-metal body and fingerprint sensor back in November 2015. Today, the company has officially launched the successor of the smartphone called as Redmi Note 3 Pro in China. The new smartphone comes with a similar design as its predecessor and also features full-metal body and fingerprint sensor placed on the back of the device.
Talking about the specifications, the Redmi Note 3 Pro features same 5.5-inch (1920×1080 pixels) full-HD display offering a pixel density of 401ppi and Corning Gorilla Glass protection on top of it. The smartphone comes powered by 64-bit Snapdragon 650 hexa-core processor clocked at 1.8GHz coupled with Adreno 510 GPU when compared to Redmi Note 3 that packs a MediaTek Helio X10 SoC. It supports dual sim dual standby and runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop based MiUi 7 out of the box.
On the camera cordon, the smartphone sports a higher 16MP rear camera with PDAF for faster focus, F/2.0 aperture and dual LED flash. On the front, it has a 5MP shooter with f/2.0 aperture and 1080p video recording support for selfie lovers. It comes with connectivity options like 4G-LTE, Wi-Fi, Infrared, Bluetooth, GPS and microUSB 2.0 port with OTG functionality. The device has 2GB/3GB of RAM, 16GB/32GB of internal storage with no microSD card support for further expansion.
The handset packs a long-lasting 4000mAh battery and with Quick Charge support the battery of the smartphone can juice upto 50% in just 1 hour. The dimensions of the device measure 150 x 76 x 8.65 mm weighs around 164 grams and comes in Dark Grey, Silver and Champagne Gold color options. The smartphone is priced at 999 Yuan ($151/Rs. 10,170) for 2GB RAM/16GB storage variant while the pricing and availability of the 3GB RAM/32GB storage version is not revealed yet. Stay tuned for more updates!