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Xiaomi won’t launch Redmi Note 2 in India: Report

An Ericsson lawsuit bars Xiaomi from launching any phone in India with Mediatek processor so it can't bring its recently launched Redmi Note 2 to India.

Xiaomi won’t launch the Redmi Note 2 in India as it is facing a lawsuit from Ericsson that bars it from selling any phone with Mediatek chipset in India, according to a report of BGR.

“We are continuously evaluating new products that can be launched in India. But, as of now we do not have plans to launch Redmi Note 2 in India,” a Xiaomi spokesperson was quoted as saying by BGR India.
Redmi Note 2
Ericsson filed the lawsuit in the year 2014 and the case is still being heard by the courts.

Last week, Xiaomi launched the Redmi Note 2 and Note 2 Prime in China. 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.

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