Top smartphones released in July 2016: Xiaomi Redmi Pro, Meizu MX6, Moto E3 and more
Xiaomi Redmi Pro (Representational picture)Xiaomi via Twitter

Xiaomi is reportedly set to release the Redmi Pro, which was announced in China a few days ago. The device is the successor of Redmi Note 3 which did good business in its home country and India.

The Xiaomi Redmi Pro will be released in China on Saturday instead of the scheduled Aug. 8 launch, according to Xiaomi Today. Sales will kick off at 10:00 am local time and it can be bought both - online and offline. The report went on to say that the device will be initially available only in eight cities -- Beijing, Shanghai, Nanjing, Jinan, Guangzhou, Chengdu, Chongqing and Zhengzhou. It is expected to be made available in more cities and countries soon. 

The Redmi Pro comes in three variants, one with Mediatek Helio X20+3GB RAM+32GB storage priced at 1499 Yuan (around $225 / €204 / Rs. 15,100), the other with Mediatek Helio+3GB RAM+64GB storage priced at 1699 Yuan (around $255 / €232 / Rs.17,100), and another one with Mediatek Helio X25+4GB RAM+128GB internal memory priced at 1999 Yuan (around $300 / €272 / Rs. 20,100).

The device features a full metal body, a fingerprint sensor and a 5.5-inch screen with 1,920x1,080 pixels (401 ppi pixel density). It is powered by a Mediatek Helio X20/Mediatek Helio X25 processor, runs Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow-based MIUI 8.0 operating system, and comes packed with 32/64/128GB internal storage and 3/4RAM.

The Redmi Pro also has a 13MP main camera with Sony IMX258 sensor (for still images), a 5MP Samsung camera (to capture depth information) with dedicated depth of field image chipset- ImagiQ, dual-tone LED flash, Dynamic depth of view, a 5MP front-snapper with 85-degree wide-angle lens and f/2.0 aperture, and a 4,050mAh battery.

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