After the announcement back in January, Xiaomi has finally launched Mi Note Pro phablet. It’s mass production is due to start in March. It is going to be available for sale in China from 12th May, at CNY 3299, approximately Rs. 33,000/-.
The handset was launched by the Company’s CEO, Lei Jun in Beijing on Wednesday. He did not reveal any exact date when the handset would be available outside China.
The Mi Note Pro packs an octa-core 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor. Along with it comes 4GB of LPDDR4 RAM and Adreno 430 GPU. It’s unique feature is that it has the highest RAM.
Providing an AnTuTu benchmark comparison with Snapdragon’s two other 810-based smartphones, the HTC One M9 and LG G Flex the company detailed the Mi Note Pro’s performance.
In addition to the details announced in January, more details regarding the Mi Note Pro have also been released. The phone features a 5.7-inch Sharp/JDI display. It has the Sunlight Display technology and with a QHD (1440×2560 pixels) resolution its pixel density comes upto 515 PPI.The rear camera which is of 13 megapixel features an f/2.0 lens along with the Qualcomm 14-bit image processor. There are new camera features in the Mi Note Pro-such as the flash ‘suggest’, auto-leveling, color temperature adjustment and the DSLR style peak focus indicator.
The smartphone runs MIUI6 based on Android 5.0 Lollipop and comes with 64GB of built-in storage without any expandable memory via microSD card. It supports the LTE Cat. 9 networks with the download speeds up to 450Mbps.
Some specifications of the Xiaomi Mi Note Pro are identical to the Mi Note, for instance the 13-megapixel rear camera with a OIS, six-element lens, two-tone flash (Philips) and the Sony CMOS sensor; a 3090mAh battery with 2.0 Quick Charge technology and a 4-megapixel front camera with large 2-micron pixels.