Xiaomi Redmi Note scores high on AnTuTu for a $161 phablet

Xiaomi Redmi Note scores high on AnTuTu for a $161 phablet
Earlier Monday, we told you that Xiaomi had unveiled the Xiaomi Redmi Note. This is a phablet with a 5.5 inch screen offering a 720 x 1280 resolution display, and a true octa-core MT6592 processor from MediaTek. The amazing thing about this device is the price, which is expected to be 999 Yuan ($161 USD). The phone will initially be available in China only, starting on Wednesday.

The Xiaomi Redmi Note has also made a trip through the AnTuTu benchmark test, which confirmed many of the phablet's specs including the use of the MT6592 CPU. The rear-facing camera weighs in at 13MP with a 5MP front-facing snapper. 1GB of RAM is on board with 8GB of native storage and Android 4.2.2 is pre-installed.

And the super affordable phablet also produced a rather favorable score of 28,091 on AnTuTu. No, it isn't the highest score ever seen on the site, but it certainly is the highest score produced by a device priced at $161 USD.


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11 Comments

1. mayur007

Posts: 593; Member since: Apr 10, 2012

wow .. specs are really good .. trying to compete with moto g i guess..

2. antonioli

Posts: 200; Member since: Sep 08, 2013

I'll never see it in Brazil. Unfortunatelly.

3. nightfury

Posts: 80; Member since: Dec 04, 2013

xiaomi has to release this handsets in india where people crave for low to mid range phones...it ll be the record selling phone in india at that price

4. jaytai0106

Posts: 1888; Member since: Mar 30, 2011

Xiaomi needs to release this globally and they will make a huge impact. :D For $161, I'll pick one up just to play with

8. joey_sfb

Posts: 6794; Member since: Mar 29, 2012

Its almost impossible to actually buy the phone in the stated price. Recently, they state 5000 pieces to go for $169 at 12 noon. I login at 11:58pm, keep refreshing the screen so that the button goes from 'coming soon' to 'loading' to 'Buy Now'. I click 'Buy Now' immediately and took less than a minute to fill up my purchases. Finally when I press 'Order'. The site report 'out of stock' Tell me anyone can believe that 5000 piece can go out of stock in less than a minute. An hour later Xiaomi advertise in their Facebook that it went out of stock in 8 minute time. This rake of Chinese business practice of creating Hype! to put competitors down but if you really want to own one than you will know that its impossible to buy in the stated price. Most are available at a higher cost of $230 instead of the $169 that Xiaomi state. Personally, I find it stupid to creating demand and has no supply at to take advantage of it.

9. hurrycanger

Posts: 1765; Member since: Dec 01, 2013

So basically Xiaomi wants to tell us "We have this bang-for-the-effing-buck phone that you and you wallet will sure love... if you can get it, kiddos. Muahahahaha..." ? :3

11. nightfury

Posts: 80; Member since: Dec 04, 2013

mayb ur right creating artificial demand and hype...but god knows the truth...how can they make a profit out of this man seriously

5. AfterShock

Posts: 4147; Member since: Nov 02, 2012

A lot bang for the buck! Yeah, if this goes global, I'll grab one just to play with and use for tunes in work truck.

6. roobs

Posts: 96; Member since: Mar 18, 2013

Go Go Xiaomi!

7. mafiaprinc3

Posts: 585; Member since: May 07, 2012

Just need to add 850mhz wcdma

10. xche78x

Posts: 101; Member since: Mar 11, 2014

and just like most chinese made phones, this will be re-branded when exported to other countries and has double the price or more... budget non-chinese = google/motorola is your best option budget asia-pacific = china-re-brand or china brand (alcatel, lenovo, huawei etc) me = hoping asus brings zenfone 6 here at the promised SRP of $199, it beats the branded ones on price/performance (t2 ultra $430, s930 $335, mega 5.8/6.3 $340/$450, grand2 $360,note2 $470) on the phablet sector.

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