New leak reveals image, specs and even price of the yet-unannounced Xiaomi Redmi Note 2. Successor to the Redmi Note 4G/3G is likely to show its face on August 13, 2015, and before that it made its appearance in some leaked screensots. What actually it’s going to bring with it and how can it becme a big rival to other budget friendly smartphone around the corner is to be compared.
The much-anticipated Redmi Note 2 has finally been leaked online, but of course in a purported images, though it shows the handset’s retail box. Xiaomi, the most popular Chinese manufacturer is pretty much hyped to announce its next Redmi Note smartphone this week on Thursday – August 13th, alongside its new Custom ROM – MIUI 7 based on Android Lollipop.
In the past we have seen alleged images of the handset tipping its overall design. The new fresh in line images leaks out from anther Chinese tipster @KJumai, reveals the front of the retail box, alongside shows up the ‘About Phone’ section, suggesting that the Redmi Note 2 will be packing a MediaTek Octa-Core Helio X10 Chipset – clocked at 2.0GHz and paired with 2GB of RAM.
Previously it was that handset listed on the Chinese certification regulatory TENAA, carrying a MediaTek MT6795 SoC. What make sense is that, the company may launch two variants of Redmi Note 2, and the later one will come integrated with Snapdragon 615 chip on board.
The screen size according to the listing, Redmi Note 2 has a 5.5-inch Full HD (1920x1080px) display, backed by PowerVR G6200 GPU, 2GB of RAM, 16GB of internal storage with support for expandable microSD card up to 32GB, runs on Android Lollipop with MIUI skin on top. Sporting a 13MP rear camera with dual LED flash and 5MP front-facing Selfie sensor and obviously supports 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 with A2DP, GPS and it has a 3020mAh battery package.
Now that the leaked Redmi Note 2 price points at $128 (Rs 8100 approx) and of course it depends on which variant you choose and regions where you buy it. At 8.05mm thin, the device weighs 159 grams. Available to buy in black, white, red, orange, yellow and green colours.