In January this year, Xiaomi had announced its new budget smartphone, Redmi 3. Now, the Chinese manufacturer has launched an enhanced edition of the phone with the moniker Xiaomi Redmi 3 Pro.
Most of the specifications of the Xiaomi Redmi 3 Pro are same as that of the Redmi 3 smartphone. However, it comes with an increased internal storage of 32 GB whereas the Redmi 3 handset features 16 GB of storage.
The Redmi 3 Pro’s Snapdragon 616 chipset is accompanied by 3 GB of RAM. The Redmi 3 is also powered by the same chipset, but it supported by 2 GB of RAM. Also, the Redmi 3 lacks a fingerprint scanner, but the newly announced Redmi Pro 3 features it, Phone Radar reported.
As far as the design of the Xiaomi Redmi Pro 3 is concerned, it is same as that of the regular version of Redmi 3. The other specs of the Pro edition include 5-inch display that supports HD resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels. For external storage, it comes with support for up to 128 GB of microSD card. Users can add a microSD card to the second SIM slot of the device.
The Redmi Pro 3 has a 13-megapixel camera that is enabled with features like phase detection autofocus and LED flash. For shooting selfies, it is packed with a 5-megapixel camera. It comes preinstalled with MIUI 7.0 UI that is based on Android 5.1 Lollipop OS.
Like the Redmi 3, the Pro edition is also powered by 4100 mAh non-removable battery. It comes with multiple color choices such as gold, silver, gray and classic gold.
The Xiaomi Redmi Pro 3 will be available for purchase starting from April 6 with a pricing of 899 Yuan ($138). The phone will be exclusively available in China as the company has not spoken anything on it international release. Later on, buyers across the world would be able to purchase it through third-party Chinese retailers.