In the course of its “Curved to Impress” affair in China, Xiaomi presented the Mi Note 2 that seems like the ideal option to the ill-fated Galaxy Note7.
It has the dual-edge curved screen the product of a flexible OLED panel, impressive hardware such as a Snapdragon 821 processor chip along with the incredible 6GB of RAM; in addition to a 22.56MP camera using image stabilization.
The Xiaomi Mi Note 2 comes with an aluminum frame as well as dual-edge curved glass for the front and rear panels. The screen alone simply follows the curvature of the front panel glass because it is bendable.
Its primary camera is actually sourced through Sony and employs the phone’s 3-axis gyroscope to deliver image stabilization. Found on the front is an 8 MP selfie shooter which in contrast to the majority of leading smartphones, offers auto-focus guaranteeing crystal clear and sharp self-portraits.
The Xiaomi Mi Note 2 includes Android 6.0 Marshmallow as its operating system out of the box however it contains the company’s unique MIUI Android skin over the top. It significantly transforms Android’s user interface to appear a lot more like Apple’s iOS though it has numerous of extra functions which are useful.
Under the hood is the Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 821 processor chip that has a highest speed of 2.35GHz helped by an Adreno 530 graphics processor along with 6GB of RAM.
There’s 128GB of internal storage space however there is nothing mentioned of microSD expansion. A less expensive version with 64GB of storage space and just 4GB of RAM is also offered.
With regard to connectivity, the Xiaomi Mi Note 2 provides global 4G LTE support in addition to carrier aggregation for even faster mobile internet data transfer rates compared to the majority of today’s smart phones. What’s more, it has a high-precision GPS, NFC, an infrared port, USB Type-C along with dual band Wi-Fi.
It’s operated by a 4070mAh battery which has the Quick Charge 3.0 . Which means it could possibly have more than 80% battery capacity in only Half an hour of charging.
The Xiaomi Mi Note 2 is available in two variants and they are Piano Black and Glacier Silver. Chinese Mi enthusiasts can get wither the 6GB RAM or 4GB RAM model according to their price range while some other countries are certain to get the global edition with 6GB of RAM.
The official price for the Global Type of the Xiaomi Mi Note 2 is 3499 CNY of which converts to approximately ₱25,000. Because Xiaomi don’t possess an established presence in the Philippines any longer, third-party merchants could be the ones to bring it here in the country.
Xiaomi Mi Note 2 (Global Version) Technical Specifications
- 5.7 Inch Full HD Flexible OLED Display (1080 x 1920 Pixels, 386 ppi)
- Dual-Edge Curved Glass
- Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS with MIUI 8.0
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 Chipset
- Quad Core Kyro CPUs (2 x 2.35GHz + 2 x 1.6GHz)
- Adreno 530 GPU
- 6GB of RAM
- 22.56 Megapixel Main Camera with PDAF and Dual-LED Flash
- 4K Video Recording with EIS via Gyroscope
- 8.0 Megapixel Front Camera with Autofocus
- 128GB Internal Storage
- Dual nano-SIM
- 4G LTE (37 bands), 3G HSPA+, 2G EDGE and GPRS Networks
- Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac (Dual Band)
- NFC Support
- Infrared Port
- Bluetooth 4.2 LE with A2DP
- A-GPS with GLONASS
- USB OTG
- USB Type-C (Reversible)
- 3.5mm Audio Jack
- Hi-Fi Audio
- Fingerprint Sensor
- Gyroscope (3-Axis)
- Proximity Sensor
- Ambient Light Sensor
- 156.2 x 77.3 x 7.6 mm @ 166 g
- 4070mAh Li-ion Battery (Non-removable)
- Quick Charge 3.0