After releasing the Mi5 earlier this year, Chinese startup Xiaomi is reportedly gearing up to release another flagship smartphone next month. The news came from the co-founder and president of Xiaomi Lin Bin. Now, here's the latest round-up of update about Xiaomi Note 2 release date, specs and rumors on the web.
Lin Bin refused to reveal the full details of Xiaomi Note 2 specs and features. However, rumors around the internet claim the device will have a 5.5-inch dual edge curved display. It could also be powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 823 chipset, an upgraded version of Snapdragon 820 that is present in other devices like LG G5, HTC 10, Moto Z and OnePlus 3. The SD 823 chipset will be partnered with 6 GB of RAM. Furthermore, buyers can choose from 32GB, 64GB, or 128GB of internal storage.
As for camera features, Xiaomi Note 2 could have a dual camera setup which is good news for Xiaomi followers. Other top brands in the smartphone market like Oppo and Apple are also set to release dual camera smartphones this year.
The device will have bigger battery life at 3,600mAh so users can enjoy its features for a longer time. It could also have a fingerprint reader for added security feature.
Gizmo China reported the device might be announced in July. However, it will be available first in China and a few other markets where Xiaomi operates. After that, it will become available in the United States and other western markets.
Xiaomi officials might reveal more details about Xiaomi Note 2 in the next weeks to come. We'll give you more details as soon as we know more.
For other Xiaomi devices, Techno Buffalo reported the Chinese tech firm might also launch Xiaomi Notebook in July. The notebook is said to feature aluminum chassis and a 12.5-inch screen. Also, it might come with Intel's Core i7 and 8 GB of RAM. The base price of the notebook will be around $450, and might become available this summer.
Xiaomi is the world's 5th largest smartphone maker in 2015. The company reportedly sold 70.8 million units and was countable for almost 5 percent of the smartphone global market share, according to a study published in Evolita. The company is headquartered in Beijing, China and has many followers from India, Indonesia, Brazil, Philippines, and Singapore.