Xiaomi Brings in Redmi Note Successor Along with a ‘Prime’ Version

August 19, 2015, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Xiaomi, who is celebrating their fifth anniversary, has presented two new smartphone models in China.

The Redmi Note 2 has been offered as the successor to the previous Note from Xiaomi, while it would also be releasing an upgraded version of the successor alongside, which is named Redmi Note 2 Prime.

Both the devices will feature the same spec-arrangement, except for a better-clocked, 2.2 Ghz processor and improved inbuilt storage of 32GB in the Prime edition.


Redmi Note 2 will come in a display size of 5.5 inches that packs Full HD resolution. With a RAM of 2 GB, the device will be featuring an octa-core MediaTek Helio X10 2.0 Ghz processor, and an inbuilt storage of 16GB.

Both the devices come equipped with a rear cam of 13 MP powered by Samsung sensors, which will be accompanied by a front-cam of 5MP resolution.  The battery capacity is of 3060 mAh.


Besides, the devices will also be the first to run the MIUI 7 OS, which was launched alongside at the event in China. The global launch of its new OS, based on Android L 5.1, is scheduled to take place on August 19th in New Delhi.

Xiaomi has also announced that Redmi Note 2 will be made available in both 4G, and 3G versions. The former is priced at CNY 899 and the latter at CNY 799. The superior version, Redmi Note 2 Prime, is priced at CNY 999.

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