The Chinese cell phone manufacturer, Xiaomi, added their latest Redmi Note-2 into the marketplace. The company has packed plenty in its latest phablet that has been launched art the price of $124 for its 16 GB version whereas the 32GB handset will is priced at around $140.
The latest phablet similar to its forerunner, the Redmi Note, is a 4G based dual SIM model. Nevertheless, the latest model has way better specs, which includes a sharper screen, twice the RAM as well as twice the standard storage.
Also, it features a full HD screen that is 1920P x 1080P at around 440 PPI or pixels per inch along with a 2 GB RAM & a decent 3060mAh detachable battery.
Talking of the camera, the company has chosen Samsung’s 13 MP camera on the rear while on the front, you’ve 5 MP shooter. The Redmi Note 2 features the 5.0 Lollipop version of Android. It operates on a 2 GHz Helio X10 chipset from Mediatek.
The Chinese maker has also publicized the higher end version called the Redmi Note-2 Prime featuring a 32GB space for storage & 2.2 GHz CPU at a price of around $156.
The phablet will be made available in regular color combinations including black, white along with some others like brown, light blue and pink.
Global expansion is definitely one of the most important priorities for the maker this year. As of now, Samsung will need to compete with Xiaomi who’s looking to get over them in the Chinese mobile market — one of the most crucial positions the company used to occupy. According to some recent stats, Xiaomi are known to be the world’s 3rd biggest makers of smart phones after the obvious ones, i.e., Apple and Samsung.
In China, the 2 latest smartphone models from Xiaomi that are available in various pastel colors in addition to the regular ones are likely to go on the online sales on Aug 16.
Looking at the features and the Xiaomi’s ever growing popularity in the global market, it seems quite clear that they are trying to give customers the stuff which Samsung took away.
At the same time, the company is also determined to loosen the grip of the Korean giant in the consumer electronics category.