Xiaomi today officially announced the launch of Note 2 and Note 2 Prime smartphones in an event organised in China and is expected to announce the same for India during its August 19 event in Delhi. Along with that it has announced the Android Lollipop based MIUI 7 update.
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 (4G) is priced at CNY 899 or approximately Rs 9,000 while its 3G variant will be available at CNY 799 or approximately Rs 8,000. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 Prime has a price tag of CNY 999 or approximately Rs 10,000.
The Redmi Note 2 has an 2 GHz, octa-core MediaTek Helio X10 processor and 2GB RAM. The handset offers a 5.5 inch full HD display. For photography, the Redmi Note 2 offers a 13-megapixel rear camera with Samsung camera sensor, f/2.2 aperture, 5-element lens and phase detection autofocus. As per the company, this camera has shutter speed of 0.1 second. For selfies, it has a 5-megapixel front camera.
Besides, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 has an 3060 mAh battery, 16 GB internal storage, Android Lollipop operating system with MIUI 7 interface, WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, infra red and dual SIM. The Redmi Note 2 measures 152x76x8.25mm.
The Redmi Note 2 Prime has exactly the same features as the Redmi Note 2 but has 32 GB internal memory and its octa core Helio X10 SoC has 2.2GHz clock speed.
Recently, Xiaomi had announced the Redmi 2 Prime which is also a mildly upgraded version of Redmi 2.