The Xiaomi Mi Note 2 is one of the most anticipated Chinese smartphones this year. The Xiaomi Mi Note and Mi Note Pro phablets were introduced back in January last year, and it’s about time Xiaomi releases their successor, as it has been over a year and a half at this point since we’ve seen a proper flagship phablet from Xiaomi. That being said, the device is expected to launch soon. The phone already got certified by the 3C certification in China, which confirmed that the device will ship with fast charging, and that it will support 5V 2.5A, 9V 2A and 12V 1.5A charging, with the maximum wattage of 18W. Having that in mind, we’ve also seen tons of rumors and leaks thus far, and a new such leak just surfaced, read on.
There are a number of alleged Mi Note 2 renders available in the gallery down below, and there are also a couple of real life images available for you to check out. These images show off a device made out of metal and glass, which has a curved display up front. The phone actually looks like a blend between the Galaxy Note 4, Xiaomi Mi 5 and the Galaxy Note 7. In general shape, it resembles the Galaxy Note 4, while its back is curved much like the back on the Mi 5, and its curved display is reminiscent of the Galaxy Note 7. The phone looks quite sleek in these images, that is hard to deny, the combination of glass and metal makes it look quite premium. Now, looking at these images, you’ll notice that it sports two sets of speaker grills on the bottom, while a Type-C USB port is placed in-between them. The power / lock and volume rocker keys are located on the right-hand side of this phablet, and the device seems to sport two camera sensors on the back, next to which you’ll notice the dual-LED, dual tone flash.
Based on previous rumors / leaks, Xiaomi plans to introduce several Mi Note 2 variants, and the one that leaked today is actually the most powerful one. This handset is said to ship with a 5.7-inch QHD (2560 x 1440) display, 6GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. The 4,000mAh battery has also been mentioned, and the device will, allegedly, going to be fueled by the Snapdragon 821 64-bit quad-core SoC. The phone will sport two 12-megapixel cameras on the back, and will cost 3,499 Yuan ($526) in China. The rumored release date for the Xiaomi Mi Note 2 is September 5th, we’ll have to wait and see how accurate that rumor is, though.