Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 back panel leaks along with the phablet's specs

Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 back panel leaks along with the phablet's specs
Back in October, we showed you an image of what was reportedly the rear cover of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 2. Today, some new images have appeared, claiming to be the back cover of the sequel to Xiaomi's 5.5-inch phablet. In addition to the photos, some of the sequel's specs have leaked out as well. We've seen rumored specs for the Redmi Note 2 leak out before, and they portrayed the device as being an affordable beast. What do the latest rumored specs reveal? Read on!

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 is expected to keep the same 5.5-inch screen seen on the original. This time, though, the resolution will be getting a bump to 1080 x 1920. The silicon under the hood could be a 64-bit octo-core processor from Qualcomm (Snapdragon 615) or MediaTek (MT6752). 2GB of RAM is inside with 16GB of native storage. The back and front-facing cameras weigh in at 13MP and 5MP respectively and a larger than 3000mAh battery would be charged with the job of keeping the lights on. Android 4.4 is pre-installed with MIUI 6 running on top of the Android build.

These specs are somewhat less teeth baring than what we saw with the previous rumor. That speculation had the Redmi Note 2 coming to market with 3GB of RAM, a 20.7MP rear snapper and an 8MP "selfie" camera up front. The device was said to be coming in 16GB, 32GB, 64GB, and 128GB versions priced at $165, $215 and $245, respectively (price of 128GB model was unknown).

The latest buzz has the Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 launching between between January 21st and January 28th. Meanwhile, the image below, said to be the rear cover of the Redmi Note 2, shows the movement of the camera sensor to the left top corner, right next to a cutout large enough for a dual flash unit. We could be looking at a front-facing speaker, or a grill on the bottom of the phone since no speaker grill appears on the pictured rear cover. Of course, there is the possibility that this picture has nothing to do with the Redmi Note 2, especially since the leaked rear cover of the phablet that we showed you in October, looks nothing like the one pictured below.

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via: GizmoChina

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