Xiaomi announces Mi Note 2 phablet (Galaxy Note 7 twin)


Xiaomi announces Mi Note 2

Xiaomi announce Mi Note 2, Mi Mix and Mi VR gadgets at an early today event held in China.

Today was a big day for China’s “Apple”, Xiaomi, as the company revealed new products among which two new Mi series smartphones: Mi Note 2 and the Mi Mix (a concept phone with borderless display available to purchase apparently).

Mi Note 2 feature a 5.7-inch Full HD OLED display curved on both edges at the front and at the back just like Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 (hopefully this one wont burst into flames / smoke). The inwards of Xiaomi’s phablet comprise of Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 821 processor, 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB internal storage (there is also a lesser expensive model with only 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of built-in storage).

Other specs include a 22.56MP main camera at the back with EIS hardware-level 4K video stabilization and recording, 8MP front-facing selfie snapper, a 4,070 mAh battery (non-removable), 4G LTE, NFC, GPS, Quick Charge 3.0, HD audio and the latest MIUI ROM based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow.


Mi Note 2 is available in Silver or Black colours, for now only in Asia.

As for pricing of the Mi Note 2, Xiaomi starts selling the 4 GB mode for about £340 / $415; £400 / $490 the 6 GB model in China, while the global variant expected to go on sale at a later date will cost approximately £425 / $520.

At the same event which took place earlier this morning in Beijing, Xiaomi also announced the Mi VR headset.