Xiaomi's Mi Note phablets were launched back in January 2015. Now it seems like the Chinese smartphone manufacturer is working on a successor for its nearly two-year old devices. Though we were getting rumors about this alleged Mi Note device for quite some time, this time around we have some more details to share with you including some photos of the allegedly upcoming device, as well as a more updated spec sheet. For more details, read on.
Photos and specs of this alleged device have been posted on the Chinese microblogging site Weibo quite recently. As per leaked details, the possible Mi Note 2 handset will come in two variants. These rumors came just after the Mi Note 2 got certified (3C certification) in China. According to details leaked on Weibo, the Mi Note 2 will feature a 5.7-inch QHD pressure sensitive curved display, and its pressure-sensing tech will be called '3D Touch'. Moving on to the hardware side, the base Mi Note 2 model will be powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 820 chipset, while the premium model will feature Qualcomm's upgraded Snapdragon 821 chipset. In the camera department, the Mi Note 2 will boast a dual camera setup on the back, similar in fashion to the recently launched Redmi Pro device, with two 16-megapixel sensors accompanying by an LED flash, as you can see in the images posted below, while the front facing camera will be a 5-megapixel sensor. On the memory side, the Redmi Note 2 base model will house 4GB of RAM with 32GB of internal storage and a premium model will pack a whopping 6 GB of RAM and 128GB/256 GB of internal storage. The battery on the Mi Note 2 will be a 4000mAh cell with Qualcomm's proprietary Quick Charge 3.0 technology support. The Mi Note 2 is expected to come running Android 7.0 Nougat out-of-the-box with Xiaomi's custom interface MIUI 8 on top of Google's OS. The Mi Note 2 will be available in three different color variations: White, Black and Pearl Powder.
While Xiaomi did not share any official details when it comes to the Mi Note 2, rumors are pointing to a September 14th launch date, which also could see a launch of upgraded Mi 5s device. We will update you as soon as we stumble upon more info.