In an attempt to steal the spotlight on Samsung’s upcoming release later today, Xiaomi launches its new Redmi Note 2 over at China that packs capable internals like a Helio X10 processor, a 3060mAh battery, and a really affordable price.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 specs:
5.5-inch Full HD display @ 1920 x 1080 resolution, 401ppi
2.0GHz – 2.2GHz MediaTek Helio X10 octa-core processor
16GB/32GB internal storage
13MP rear camera w/ Samsung sensor, 5-element lens, and f/2.2 aperture
Phase detection autofocus
5MP front camera by OmniVision
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Android 5.0 with new MIUI 7
152 x 76 x 8.3 mm
The Redmi Note 2 has two variants with one being the TDD-LTE + TD-SCDMA model for RMB799 (approx. $125), and the TDD-LTE + FDD-LTE variant which is priced at RMB899 (approx. $140). There’s also the Redmi Note 2 Prime which has a bigger 32GB storage with TDD-LTE + FDD-LTE and retails for RMB999 ($156).