Xiaomi Reveals the Mi Note 2 Flagship
Xiaomi today announced the Mi Note 2, a high-end flagship phone with curved glass surfaces similar to the Galaxy Note 7. The device features an aluminum frame sandwiched between two pieces of shaped glass. The premium metal-and-glass materials are complimented by top specs. The phone has a 5.7-inch full HD screen and a Snapdragon 821 processor with 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB of storage. The phone relies on a 23-megapixel Sony Exmor IMX318 sensor with 1.55micron pixels and an aperture of f/2.0. The camera captures video up to 4K and includes electronic image stabilization, but not optical images stabilization. The front cam snags 8-megapixel images at f/2.4, but is unique in that it includes auto-focus for sharper selfies. Xiaomi packed a 4,070mAh battery into the Mi Note 2 and it supports Quick Charge 3.0 for rapid power ups. The phone comes in several variants, including a world version with wide support for U.S. LTE bands. It runs Android, but the user interface is dominated by the MIUI. The Mi Note 2 goes on sale in November 1. Pricing for the world variant is about $500, with other models costing closer to $400. The Mi Note 2 will only be sold in China; Xiaomi says it made the multi-LTE band variant specifically for its China-based customers who often travel to the U.S.
Hands-On with Xiaomi Mi Note 2
The Mi Note 2 is Xiaomi's new flagship handset. It combines premium design and materials with top-notch specifications and capabilities.
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