President of Xiaomi, Lin Bin, had shared a picture of a baffled 48-megapixel camera Xiaomi phone at the beginning of this month. He had also confirmed that the new smartphone would be announced officially in January next year. Rumors had hypothesized initially that it could be a flagship phone of Mi series, but many Chinese tipsters have been declaring that it could be a new flagship phone from Redmi. There are also claims that it could be the first phone to be released by Snapdragon 675 chipset which was announced in October this year.
A Weibo user on a blogging site leaked the teasers of this upcoming smartphone. According to one of the teasers, the Snapdragon 675 will be showcasing on Redmi Pro 2. With all these speculations it looks like that this new smartphone will be featuring a 48-megapixel camera. Leaked images appear something like the image shown below.
The Snapdragon 675 chipset first came to everyone’s notice in the month of October. This is an 11nm chipset. It has been specifically designed to bring imaging, the experience of artificial intelligence and gaming on mid-ranged devices. It is a much stronger version of the 670 SoC from Snapdragon which was released in August. During the SD675 launch, Xiaomi had confirmed that it will be the first company to present a phone fueled by the same chipset.
Snapdragon 675 contains two Cortex A76 cores functioning at 2 GHz and 6 Cortex A55 cores working at 1.78 GHz. It has Adreno 612 GPU. Rumors say that the Snapdragon 675 will be popular for its 48-megapixel camera since it can support a camera that can cover up to the 48MP snapshot.
Redmi Pro smartphone was introduced in 2016 and this new Xiaomi Redmi Pro 2 is believed to follow the path as a successor. Considering the images leaked or shared, the suspected Redmi Pro 2 may showcase a premium look with dual cameras and glass rear. If this is for real, more leaks are going to appear in coming days to disclose its features and presence.