Two Xiaomi Mi Note 2 models touted; top-end version to get Snapdragon 821 & 6GB RAM

Two Xiaomi Mi Note 2 models touted; top-end version to get Snapdragon 821 & 6GB RAM
Xiaomi is expected to take the wraps off the Mi Note 2 in the very near future. Hitherto, reports have suggested that the device will offer cutting-edge interior hardware, while leaked snaps have showcased a slick, curved-edge design. The latest tibdit suggests there will be not one, but two versions of the Mi Note 2; a top-tier model with the Snapdragon 821 and 6 GB of RAM, and a still-powerful standard variant with the Snapdragon 820 and 4 GB of RAM. 

The latter — which could possibly be given the 'pro' or 'plus' moniker — will apparently feature 128 GB of on-board storage. The lesser model, meanwhile, may only get 32 GB ROM, and history indicates there's a good chance that Xiaomi will not offer expansion via microSD

AndroidPure cites a Weibo source in tentatively suggesting the two different configurations. While the Snapdragon 821 has been touted for the Mi Note 2 before, another recent leak indicated there could be a model with the Snapdragon 820 and 6 GB RAM. In addition, one website already lists a Mi Note 2 with the Snapdragon 821 and 4 gigs of RAM, at a cost of $399. Needless to add that until the Chinese firm officially shares its plans for the device, all rumored specs should be taken with a pinch of salt.

Images and renders indicate a design somewhat akin to the Galaxy Note 7. Given that a global recall of Samsung's handset is on the cards due to battery issues, a device like the Mi Note 2 could potentially reap stronger sales for Xiaomi at its Korean rival's expense. 

Reports allude to an early-September announcement for the Mi Note 2, though Xiaomi has kept very quiet regarding its whereabouts. We will, as ever, keep you informed of any update. In the meantime, have a sift through the latest leaks below, and let us know if you're considering the Mi Note 2 in the comments. 

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Mi Note 2
  • Display 5.7" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 23 MP / 8 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 821, Quad-core, 2350 MHz
  • Storage 128 GB
  • Battery 4070 mAh

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8 Comments

1. NoToFanboys

Posts: 3231; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

Xiaomi iNote 7

2. mahima

Posts: 708; Member since: Nov 20, 2014

don't forget to comment on new iphone antenna line as meizu iphone, when the time comes

3. hillaryisacriminal

Posts: 242; Member since: Aug 26, 2016

yeah bringing the iphone in non apple article that shows how insecure u samsung sheeps are have fun with ur popcorn note 7 .

6. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

read first comment again and maybe you'll notice apple reference...

7. NoToFanboys

Posts: 3231; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

And yet you bring the Note7 on non-Note 7 articles. Hypocrite much?

5. Bm888

Posts: 517; Member since: Jul 06, 2015

it looks gorgeous.. and fact that it's a phablet hopefully 6inch is a plus for me

4. vliang86

Posts: 337; Member since: Oct 05, 2015

That actually looks better than Note 7...other than the screen resolution, I bet it's 820 performance is better.

8. CreeDiddy

Posts: 2102; Member since: Nov 04, 2011

All these irrelevant Android phones coming out just before the launch of the iPhones. How ironic...

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