Xiaomi announces Redmi Note in China, costs $130
Xiaomi has officially announced the successor of the Redmi (also known as Hongmi), the Redmi Note a.k.a Hongmi 2 in China. With its latest phablet, the Chinese manufacturer is offering octa-core processing at an affordable price point.
As reported earlier, the Redmi Note sports a 5.5-inch IPS display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. The panel is based on the OGS technology and offer 178-degree wide viewing angles. The phablet is powered by an octa-core MediaTek MT6592 processor clocked at either 1.4 GHz or 1.7 GHz. The 1.4 GHz variant will feature 1 GB of RAM, while the 1.7 GHz version will house 2 GB of RAM.
Furthermore, the device features a 13 megapixel rear camera with LED flash, 5 megapixel front facing shooter and 8 GB of internal memory that can be expanded via microSD card. The Redmi Note is a dual-SIM phablet with TD-SCDMA/HSPA support on the first SIM slot and GSM/EDGE on the second SIM slot.
Connectivity options for Xiaomi's latest phablet include WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS. The phablet runs on MIUI v5 based Android 4.2 Jelly Bean and packs a 3,200 mAh battery.
The 1.4 GHz variant of the Xiaomi Redmi Note will cost CNY799 (about $130), while the 1.7 GHz option is priced at 999 Chinese Yuan (about $160). The device will be available in various color options and will go on sale in the Chinese market on March 26.
Waiting for this budget phone in Indian market....It's right time to boom in Indian market May-June 2014
- 2014-05-27 09:29
Available or just tell tales xiaomi , no experience its products in market ?
- 2014-05-20 06:58
Nice Smartphone with a great price... hoping it will release in Philippines ASAP before is too late...
- 2014-05-12 10:22