Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 Confirmed By TENAA, No Fingerprint Scanner In Tow

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 2, the Chinese company’s much-rumored smartphone has finally got the certification in China by TENAA regulatory. Images hints at similarities of what was back alleged of the next generation Redmi Note, which tipped a fingerprint scanner onboard and not shown any metal build either. As Xiaomi holding an event on 16th of July, expected to witness the highly-anticipated Xiaomi Mi5 and Mi 5 Plus hardware. Also suggests to see the Redmi Note 2 either.

Specs-wise, the Redmi Note 2’s key features are to be similar to what leaked in May, but doesn’t reveal the fingerprint scanner inside it. A subject of extensive leaks and rumors, suggesting that a successor to the mid-range Redmi Note might also get unveiled on Thursday.

Finally Redmi Note 2 gets certified for local market, with alleged specs and photos of the device apparently gone live, hints at two versions, with either Octa-Core MediaTek MT6795 or a Snapdragon 615 chipset. Both the Redmi Note 2 models will pack a 2GB of RAM, 13MP primary and 5MP front-facing camera, as well as adds 16GB/32GB of internal storage and backed by a 3020mAh battery.

Design wise the Note 2 looks pretty similar to the original Redmi Note and the only difference would be the centered laudspeakr at the back. Possibility of another Redmi Note 2 variant that will be donning the security-oriented feature on board in the future, is what we can only expect.

Rumored Specifications

  • 5.5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD display
  • 2GHz octa-core MediaTek MT6795 processor with PowerVR G6200 GPU
  • 2GB RAM, 16GB of internal memory, expandable memory up to 32GB with micrSD
  • Android 5.0 (Lollipop) with MIUI
  • 13MP rear camera with dual LED Flash
  • 5MP front-facing camera
  • Dimensions: 152.05×76.2×8.05mm; Weight: 158.62g
  • 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 with A2DP, GPS
  • 3020mAh battery

According to the smartphone listing the Redmi Note 2 will come in black, white, red, orange, yellow and green colors.