Xiaomi Mi Note 2, the over rumored smartphone that was said to be sporting a dual-curved edge screen similarly to the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is finally official. The official release cleaned all doubts, the phone did come with a dual-curved screen, however, it is an outstanding camera performing Android that sports an outstanding 22.5MP 4K camera, runs Snapdragon 821 Soc, and is available for pre-orders in China for 2,799 Yuan ($413) – No, it doesn’t feature a bezel-less all-touchscreen design as previously reported, but that phone exists and is called Xiaomi Mi Mix.
The Mi Note 2 flagship by Xiaomi comes sporting a 5.7-inch IPS OLED display with 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution and curved edges on both sides. It easily resembles the Note 7 when you see it from the front. In the core of Mi Note 2 lies the Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 chipset with 4GB and 6GB of RAM backed by 64GB and 128GB storage with MIUI 8 based on Android OS. These specs rank the Note 2 as one of the top rated Chinese smartphones made by far.
While power and performance are what Xiaomi’s Mi Note 2 stands for, the most intimidating support of the 5.7-inch phablet is its 22.5MP Sony IMX318 camera (Smartisan M1 and M1L smartphones feature the very same camera) featuring a built-in hybrid autofocus, 3-axis Electronic Image Stabilization, and a LED flash for shooting 4K videos at a maximum resolution of 3840 x 2160 and snapping outstanding photos up to 5488 x 4112 pixels. For selfie-snapping and video chatting, Xiaomi has reserved an 8MP camera unit on the front with f/2.0 aperture lens and autofocus for FHD video recording.
The Xiaomi Mi Note 2 supports two Nano SIM cards, 4G LTE network, dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, NFC, GPS, gets powered by a 4,70 mAh battery with Quick Charge 3.0 tech by Qualcomm, and comes available in Glacier Silver and Bright Black colors. Xioami is already selling the Mi Note 2 with 4GB of RAM + 64GB storage for 2,799 Yuan ($415), 6GB of RAM + 128GB memory for 3,299 Yuan ($435) and an international version with 6GB of RAM with 128GB storage for 3,499 Yuan or $515. To be noted is that in less than one day, Xiaomi has received over than 600,000 reservations (pre-orders).