Latest rumours have revealed that the Mi Note 2 will be priced at CNY 5,699 which is about Rs 57,000.
Xiaomi Mi Note 2 might well be Xiaomi's most hyped smartphone. Recently we saw a lot of rumours popping up about its specifications. Also, yesterday, XIaomi revealed that it has scheduled an event on October 25 where the Mi Note 2 is expected to be launched. Now a presentation slide of Mi Note 2 has been leaked on Weibo as per which the Mi Note 2 will be priced at CNY 5,699 ($845) which is about Rs 57,000, making it the most expensive smartphone from Xiaomi till date.
Also, the device is expected to ship in China starting November 1, 2016. Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun also teased that the new Mi Note 2 will have a surprise. It will be interesting to see what Xiaomi has it in store at such price.
As per rumours, Xiaomi Mi Note 2 is expected to come with the latest Snapdragon 821 processor and 6GB RAM. Reportedly there will be another variant of the phone as well with Snapdragon 820 and 4GB RAM. Further, the 4GB RAM variant will come with 32GB internal storage and the 6GB RAM variant will come with 128GB internal storage.
The Mi Note 2 is expected to have a 5.5 inch OLED display which will be surrounded by a metallic body. In the camera department, the device is expected to come with 21 megapixel rear camera and an 8 megapixel front camera. While other rumours suggests that the device might come with a dual-camera setup. A 3600 mAh battery, fingerprint scanner and a USB Type-C port is also expected in the device.
So the big question is that will anyone buy a Xiaomi device for Rs 57,000? Let us know in the comment section below.
The smartphones has been spotted on the TENNA, a Chinese certification website.
Despite a fairly good experience in India, Xiaomi has chosen to keep India out of its plans for the two big launches from the firm, Mi Note 2 and Mi Mix.
Mi Mix is Xiaomi's design attempts to pull in the future with the device having 91.6 percent of screen to resolution. Which means the bezels (the space left over after the screen) on this phone is as thin as they can probable be.
The Xiaomi Mi Mix has been announced in 3 GB as well.
Xiaomi Mi Note 2 comes with 3D curved glass both at the front and back which makes it look like Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge.
In another round of leaks a new price of $590 (approx. Rs 39,500) is going around, just ahead of its launch.
The 4GB variant will come at CNY 2,799 (approximately Rs 27,800) while the 6GB variant will come at CNY 2,999 (approx. Rs 29,800).
Last month Xiaomi claimed that it has sold about 2.3 million units of Redmi Note 3 in just six months.
Recently some images of Xiaomi Mi Note 2 surfaced online as per which it has a curved display.
Apart from the new launches, Xiaomi is offering Redmi 3S Prime, Redmi Note 3 16GB/32GB and Redmi 3S at Rs 8,499, Rs 9,499/Rs 10,999 and Rs 6,499 respectively.