Xiaomi's new budget focused Redmi Pro features a dual camera setup

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At a launch event in China today, Xiaomi announced a new smartphone under their successful Redmi lineup which according to the company is the most successful smartphone in China with over 110 million units sold since it's launch in 2013. The Redmi Pro is Xiaomi's new affordable option and the highlight of the phone is it's dual camera setup.

Xiaomi Mi Pro Key Specifications

— 5.5-inch 1080P OLED display
— MediaTek Helio X20/X25 SoC
— 3/4GB RAM
— 32/64GB expandable memory
— Dual 13MP f2.0 rear camera
— 5MP front camera
— Android 6.0 Marshmallow
— 4,050mAh battery
— 151.5 mm x 76.2 mm x 8.2 mm
— 174g
— Dual SIM LTE

For the first time, Xiaomi is combining two camera sensor on the back of the Redmi Pro to create a camera experience that enables users to refocus the image after taking the shot. This also means that the Redmi Pro will have access to hardware-lvel depth of field processing. Xiaomi is by no means the first to do this but they are combining optics from Sony and Samsung to make this possible.

Beyond that, the Xiaomi Redmi Pro is a decent android smartphone that comes with a unibody aluminum body that features chamfered edges. On the front, Xiaomi has included fingerprint sensor and a 2.5D curved cover glass. And to keep up with the trends, the Redmi Pro also comes with the reversible USB Type-C port.

Xiaomi will begin shipping the Redmi Pro in China beginning August 6th and the prices begin at CN¥ 1,499 (~US$ 225 / ~MYR 915) for the standard edition (Helio X20 + 3GB RAM + 32GB) and goes for CN¥ 1,699 (~US$ 250 / ~MYR 1,030) and CN¥ 1,999 (~US$ 299 / ~MYR 1,220) for both the high (Helio X25 + 3GB RAM + 64GB) and exclusive (Helio X25 + 4GB RAM + 128GB) editions.