Redmi Note 7 Pro Xiaomi

Xiaomi’s sub-brand Redmi launched the Redmi Note 7 in China earlier this month. During the launch, the company teased the upcoming Redmi Note 7 Pro but gave few details about the device.

Now, a new rumor from smartphone leaker Ishan Agarwal (@ishanagarwal24) suggests that we could finally see the Redmi Note 7 Pro at a launch event in India this coming Thursday, February 28. According to Agarwal, Redmi will launch both the Redmi Note 7 Pro and the regular Note 7 for the Indian market at the event.

Previously, we knew the Redmi Note 7 was coming to the event, but the possible addition of the Pro variant makes it much more exciting.

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If this is true, it would line up well with earlier statements from Redmi. According to a social media post from Lu Weibing — general manager of the Redmi brand and a vice president of Xiaomi — the device is scheduled to launch after the Xiaomi Mi 9. That device landed last week on February 20.

The Redmi Note 7 Pro is expected to launch with a 48MP + 5MP dual camera setup on the back, the same as on the Redmi Note 7. It’s also expected to keep the same form factor as the vanilla Note 7, with a 6.3-inch display with a resolution of 2,340 x 1,080. The vanilla Redmi Note 7 is powered by a Snapdragon 660 processor, up to 6GB of RAM, and a 4,000mAh battery, and we expect the Pro variant to have the same or better specs.

We also expect the Redmi Note 7 Pro to launch with Android 9 Pie.

Stay tuned to find out if this rumor proves true!

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