Teaser for Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 Pro hints at thin build

Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 Pro will have a thin build according to a Xiaomi teaser

Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 Pro will have a thin build according to a Xiaomi teaser

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 Pro will be the manufacturer's first handset to sport a fingerprint scanner. That was confirmed yesterday when Xiaomi co-founder Lin Bin posted a picture of the device on his Weibo page. The photograph  revealed that a fingerprint scanner will be on the back of the phone, underneath the camera and dual LED flash.

Today, a new teaser has been posted on Xiaomi's own Weibo site, hinting that the phone will be thin. The image shows a caliper, which is a tool used to measure the thickness of a product or component, with a reading of "???. " Earlier reports had the Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 Pro measuring .5mm thicker than the Xiaomi Redmi Note 2. That would make the handset 8.75mm thick. While not a fatty, that doesn't seem thin enough to warrant a teaser.

We would guess at this point, that the 8.75mm figure is wrong, and that the Redmi Note 2 Pro will have a thinner design than previously thought. It is hard to tell from the picture that Xiaomi's Bin posted on Wednesday, but the image certainly doesn't rule out a svelte phone. Keep in mind that the new handset is expected to have the same specs as the Redmi Note 2, but with a metallic build and that fingerprint scanner.

We are less than a week away from the unveiling, which means that we can expect more leaks in the days ahead. Stay tuned!

source: Xiaomi via GizmoChina

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6 Comments

1. neela_akaash

Posts: 1239; Member since: Aug 05, 2014

more thinness is only acceptable if they manages to house a bigger battery..... otherwise 8.75 mm is already thin for me.

2. NoToFanboys

Posts: 3231; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

Who started this stupid thinness > battery size trend? Agree, 8.75mm if flat, 10mm if curved.

3. Dr.SamX

Posts: 235; Member since: Jan 19, 2015

The innovator a.k.a. Apple startet the hole "thinner is better" trend.

5. nepalisherpa

Posts: 334; Member since: Jul 17, 2015

Quit blaming the one who started this trend! Blame the ones who follow this stupid trend.

6. NoToFanboys

Posts: 3231; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

also blame the buyers who support the trend. they wont continue doing it if no one's buying

4. yecruzsulla

Posts: 11; Member since: Nov 05, 2015

In indonesia, Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 is very popular. Its offer top spec at affordable price. Its price just around 200$ here. With Redmi Note 2 Pro, i feel it will be priced at 250$ respectively

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