Xiaomi announces Redmi Note 2 smartphone for 115 Euros
Xiaomi has revealed a very affordable smartphone with the Redmi Note 2. For just 800 Yuan or 115 Euros, the smartphone carries respectable specifications including:
- Display: 5.5-inch FHD
- CPU: Octa-core MediaTek MT6795 SoC
- GPU: PowerVR G6200
- Storage: 16 GB eMMC
- Connectivity: WLAN 802.11ac, Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi Direct, WiDi, IR, GPS, LTE, Dual SIM
- Cameras: Rear 13 MP wide-angle lens (78 degrees) f/2.2, Front 5 MP
- Battery: 3060 mAh
- OS: Android Lollipop with MIUI 7
- Dimensions: 152 x 76 x 8.25 mm
The cameras will reportedly be able to launch and snap photos almost instantaneously at 0.1 seconds.
A higher-end Redmi Note 2 Prime will also be available for 1000 Yuan or roughly 140 Euros. This model will have all the features of the Redmi Note 2 but with a higher-end 2.2 GHz Helio X10 SoC and 32 GB of internal memory instead of just 16 GB. These features make even current mainstream smartphones look expensive in comparison.
The Redmi Note 2 was leaked just days prior to its official announcement