Vivo V15 Pro TV commercial screenshot by Revu Philippines

Redmi Pro 2 with Snapdragon 855 could look like this

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We already know it’s in the offing. As early as January, Xiaomi president Lei Jun himself already confirmed that newly independent brand Redmi is working on a Qualcomm Snapdragon 855-powered smartphone. Now, alleged details of the device have come up.

The phone is supposedly called the Redmi Pro 2. Interestingly, the image that surfaced on Chinese social-networking platform Weibo shows that the handset looks like the Vivo V15 Pro and OPPO F11 Pro. The latter two, which were recently launched in the Philippines, both feature a pop-up selfie camera.

Redmi Pro 2 first design leak on Weibo via Revu Philippines

Could the Redmi Pro 2 be a Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 phone? (Via SmartPrix; source: Weibo)

There’s no fingerprint sensor in sight, so the Redmi Pro 2 may just be the first from the brand to get an under-display fingerprint reader. The screen is devoid of a notch or even a hole either. Could this be the smartphone that was pictured with Lei June earlier?

Xiaomi Lei Jun pictured with the Redmi Pro 2 via Revu Philippines

The Redmi Pro 2 could be the same phone found on the bottom right side of this picture (Via Weibo)

On the back are three cameras, and one of them is reportedly a Sony IMX856 sensor, the same 48-megapixel sensor found in the Redmi Note 7 Pro — which, unfortunately, won’t find its way to the Philippines.

We have no idea when Redmi will launch what we believe is its flagship model, but we’ll certainly be on the lookout for updates on it. After all, a Snapdragon 855 device that is said to be priced at around ¥2,500 (around P19,412) is something worth watching for, isn’t it?

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Editor-in-chief: Alora Uy Guerrero has 17 years of experience as an editor for print and digital publications such as Yahoo. She took time off journalism to manage OPPO’s digital-marketing campaigns. When not busy with her babies, she’s working on Revü, a passion project — or probably traveling or obsessing over her favorite bands, movies, TV shows, and basketball teams.