Xiaomi officially suggests that it will announce two new smartphones this week (Mi 5 and Redmi Note 2?)

Xiaomi officially suggests that it will announce two new smartphones this week (Mi 5 and Redmi Note 2?)
Xiaomi already made it clear that it would introduce a new handset on January 15, by posting teaser images on Facebook and other social networking websites. But it looks like the company will announce not one, but two new devices on that day.

The latest teaser image unveiled by Xiaomi reads “___ is better than one,”, and shows two hands, each holding an invisible device. Thus, while we’re all expecting Xiaomi to announce the Mi 5, it looks like we could also see the Redmi Note 2 being announced on January 15 (it's not the first time we're hearing about this). 

Both the Xiaomi Mi 5 and Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 should sport 1080p displays (5.2 inches and 5.5 inches, respectively), though it appears that only the former will be considered a true flagship. Earlier today, alleged images of the Mi 5 were published, though we can’t vouch for their authenticity.

In addition to teaser images, Xiaomi also posted a video (embedded below) showing its employees’ reactions to “the new flagship product.” Some of the reactions don’t really seem genuine - even so, the idea that Xiaomi wants us to get is that its upcoming handset will wow users. We will find out in a couple of days if that's the case or not.

What are your expectations regarding Xiaomi's next smartphones?


source: Xiaomi (Facebook, YouTube)

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20 Comments

1. HugoBarraCyanogenmod

Posts: 1412; Member since: Jul 06, 2014

First time see phonearena spamming the xiaomi articles and piss fanboys off. 2015 is the year of Chinese period

2. Florin.T

Posts: 318; Member since: Dec 16, 2013

"2015 is the year of Chinese period" - what's a Chinese period? Wait, I'd rather not know. You should've used a coma before period.

4. nokia12

Posts: 610; Member since: Nov 19, 2013

9. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4769; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

US, Japan, Taiwan, Finland...they're not the only countries that exist in this world, you know.

5. AnTuTu

Posts: 1620; Member since: Oct 14, 2012

Don't worry Florin he is just a troll.

6. shamashu9

Posts: 142; Member since: Jun 10, 2013

Chinese period- or Chinese ages began when chinese started to manufactures everyting you use in less than a dollar but America sells for more than 500% of mark up.

12. Florin.T

Posts: 318; Member since: Dec 16, 2013

I missed an m in comma, oh well.

13. dTone

Posts: 69; Member since: Jan 09, 2015

2015 year of the knockoffs, period.

17. Settings

Posts: 2943; Member since: Jul 02, 2014

I'd rather be happy knowing its Samsung year or Apple year than hearing a Chinese knock off with no originality to have it's year. Theyre just proud of their cheap price, beyond that not at all. No R&D means no new innovation and features, so what do you expect of them pulling new tricks but some new hardware designs and Lollipop.

3. Cheezwiz

Posts: 500; Member since: Dec 29, 2014

Anything that Xiaomi or Huawei is able to bring to the US will be legitimate contenders at just about every price point.

7. gaara6775

Posts: 738; Member since: May 20, 2014

They said new flagship from xiaomi will cost around $370. But if this handset comes to US still many people will opt for 2years contract. LoL

8. Cyagocaliz unregistered

Two phones? Oh, you mean 'Xiaomi Copymi' and Xiaomi Trickmi'? Nah, I don't want neither of them. I will stick with Xperia Z Ultra!

10. sriuslywtf

Posts: 297; Member since: Jul 09, 2013

Florin T. your a 9 GAGer aren't you?

11. Florin.T

Posts: 318; Member since: Dec 16, 2013

*You're. No, 9GAG is for kids.

18. sriuslywtf

Posts: 297; Member since: Jul 09, 2013

Haha! I knew it.

20. shahrooz

Posts: 792; Member since: Sep 17, 2013

Saying 9GAG is for kids without any reason provided is like saying "writing articles on phonearena is for losers".

14. itsdeepak4u2000

Posts: 3718; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

"____ is better than one." If we fill in the blank with 'Two' there, then it seems incorrect. "Two is better than one." is grammatically incorrect. Anyways bring it on Xiaomi, but you should nullify the release gap between China and other countries especially India.

15. Darkerm

Posts: 322; Member since: Jan 31, 2012

that pic with two hand :| lol :v

16. kaikuheadhunterz

Posts: 1157; Member since: Jul 18, 2013

Spoiler alert: They announced on Google+ that they are not announcing the Mi 5

19. effimote

Posts: 20; Member since: Jan 06, 2015

i am looking forward to mi5 ,but not only xiaomi launch out its latest model ,another famous cellphone model also come out its latest model ,even cheaper price than xiaomi. its name called LANDVO L200,only 112$ ,i just saw it from kingsbuying.com

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