Xiaomi today announced the Redmi Note 2 at an event in Beijing. The handset comes in two variants: the Redmi Note 2 and Redmi Note 2 Prime.
The Redmi Note 2 offers a 5.5-inch full-HD display at 1920×1080 pixels. With a 2GHz MediaTek Helio X10 SoC and 2GB of RAM, the handset boasts a 3,060mAh removal battery. Camera-wise, the Redmi Note 2 has a 13-megapixel rear shooter with phase-detection autofocus, and a 5-megapixel selfie machine. Plus, the device carries 16GB of onboard storage
The Redmi Note 2 is a dual-SIM warrior, offering two connectivity configurations: a model with 4G support on both SIMs will cost you RMB 899 (~$140), while the other with 4G support on the primary SIM and 3G support on the secondary SIM will retail for RMB 799 (~$125).
Additionally, there’s an extended variant of the Redmi Note 2 with identical specs, dubbed the Redmi Note 2 Prime, that features a 2.2GHz processor and 64GB of onboard storage. The Redmi Note 2 Prime will cost you 999 Chinese Yuan (~$160).
Both the MIUI 7-compatible handsets will be available online in China starting August 16.