Alleged Xiaomi Mi Note 2 with Galaxy Note 7-esque design leaks: dual camera, curved display & back

Earlier this month, we showed you a picture allegedly showing us an upcoming Xiaomi device with what seems to be a curved display. Apart from sparkling our ever-hungry curiosity to a whole new level, this picture could have given us a first look at Xiaomi's upcoming Mi Note 2, which is almost certainly on the way.

We just stumbled upon a hot new batch of many new renders and real-life pictures of what we know expect to be the Mi Note 2. These show us the curved display of the device as well as its sloped rear cover, and we can't help but draw some rather clear similarities with the Galaxy Note 7, which employs a similar exterior design. The Xiaomi Mi 5-like metal-glass exterior is also a loud shoutout to the Note 7's design, which draws another similarity line between the two Notes.

What's more, two of the low-quality renders show us that the back of the Xiaomi Mi Note 2 will be housing two cameras, which falls in line with the rumors we've heard originating from mainland China. Only time will show if Xiaomi is indeed prepping such a device or said renders are merely the wishful thinking of a zealous fan. 

As far as the specs and the possible announcement of the phone are concerned, we expect to phone to boast a 5.7-inch quad HD display, a Snapdragon 821 chipset, 6GB of RAM and some 128 GB of native storage, and a 4,000mAh battery. The cameras are tipped to be 12MP each.

Additionally, the rumor mill claims that the phone could be announced sometime in early September, with September 5 being thrown in the mix. Interestingly, there is a possible pricing floating around either — the phone could retail for $526 in China.





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15 Comments

1. keithtae

Posts: 564; Member since: Mar 25, 2015

It's Xiaomi aka the king of copycat, what do you expect?

2. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

yeah right.. they only need 2 weeks to copy the design and put it on production line... /s of course they design it far before note7 released, it's not like something you can do in 2 weeks, lol.. and that last photo been leaked for months now

5. sachouba

Posts: 267; Member since: Jun 08, 2014

Since the Note7 looks like the S7 Edge, which looks a lot like the Note5, Xiaomi has had plenty of time to copy...

7. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

what about curved display and back? that's the similarity with this phone.. and that isn't revealed until note7 released.. while Mi5 already have curved glass back, and Xiaomi been rumored to use edge screen since mayhttp://www.phonearena.com/news/Rumor-Xiaomi-and-Huawei-to-launch-curved-screen-edge-smartphones-this-September_id80791 at that time no leak about note7 will only have edge screen version (flat screen leak is alot back then), and totally no leak about curved glass back

10. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

But the Note 5 has been out a year. I mean if you bevel the front, doing the back is just...well...as Spoke would say - LOGICAL! This isn't rocket science.

9. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

Which all carry the signature of the S6, they certainly had plenty of time to copy!

12. neela_akaash

Posts: 1239; Member since: Aug 05, 2014

Look properly. S6 didn't had the curved back... It was flat.

11. neela_akaash

Posts: 1239; Member since: Aug 05, 2014

And Note 5 looked like the Xiaomi Mi Note. Which was released before Note 5.

8. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

You can draw anything on paper in 2 weeks. You can create CAD images in 2 weeks. I really hate Samsung is selling its curved design to other outfits. It would have been nice to just be unique.

13. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

but you can't design the internal mainboard, hardware placement, battery size, to fit inside that design in 2 weeks...

14. BoardDWorld

Posts: 117; Member since: Aug 17, 2016

Samsung used the 3D glass design "after" Xiaomi's original Mi Note which had it before anyone. The only difference is it was later used by Samsung for the front also, but not the back, which makes it feel like your holding the phone backwards. Hence it only makes sense to do both sides, which both companies have done at the same time. You'll likely find the Xiaomi Note 2 Pro will be somewhat faster and still half the price while possibly being made of Ceramic Sapphire.

3. realjjj

Posts: 375; Member since: Jan 28, 2014

lol PA and its lack of any kind of reliability. This is a fan made concept.

4. AgentZero

Posts: 314; Member since: Aug 16, 2014

what the Note 7 should've been.....

6. rkoforever90

Posts: 475; Member since: Dec 03, 2011

wish it had an s pen alternative though

15. BoardDWorld

Posts: 117; Member since: Aug 17, 2016

Yes that would be nice but I wish it had something like Andronium or Windows Continuum built in more. This phone will be faster than my Macbook Air..

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