Xiaomi Mi Note Pro with Quad HD display and Snapdragon 810 SoC official
At the event on January 15 held in Beijing, Xiaomi not only launched the Mi Note flagship phablet but also announced the launch of its premium variant called the Xiaomi Mi Note Pro. The form factor of the Mi Note Pro is pretty identical to that of the Mi Note, but it has better specifications, or say is a full feature packed smartphone.
To elaborate in detail, the Mi Note Pro is given a similar 5.7-inch IPS display by Sharp/JDI, but the screen boasts of an enhanced Quad HD screen resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels that translates to a pixel density of 551 pixels per inch.
When it comes to the innards, the Mi Note Pro is incorporated with the most powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 chipset housing an 64-bit octa-core processor (4x 2GHz quad-core Cortex A57 and 4x 1.5GHz quad-core Cortex A53) that is teamed up with Adreno 430 graphics unit and 4GB of RAM.
There is 64GB of native storage capacity onboard that cannot be expanded. The imaging hardware of the Mi Note Pro features a 13MP primary camera with Sony IMX214 sensor, dual tone flash and optical image stabilization as the Mi Note and an identical 4MP front facing snapper with 1/3-inch sensor camera to click impressive self portrait shots.
Notably, the top notch phablet comes with standalone sound processor ESS ES99018K2M mobile Hi-Fi Edition to enhance the audio quality with high fidelity and rich detail. This sound processor also comes with support for various audio formats including APE, FLAC, WAV and DSD. The Mi Note Pro is packed with connectivity aspects such as LTE Cat.9 with support for download speeds up to 450 Mbps. Other connectivity series include WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4/5GHz), WiFi Direct, and Bluetooth 4.1.
The Xiaomi Mi Note Pro is fueled by Android 4.4 KitKat topped with MIUI launcher and it carries a price tag of 3,299 Chinese Yuan. The Mi Note Pro is 6.95 mm thick and weights 161 grams. According to Xiaomi, the Mi Note Pro will be made available starting end of March 2015. There is no word on global roll-out details yet.