It has been a long wait for fans of Xiaomi’s Mi Note who have been expecting a new version to be released for months now. Today we have news posted on Weibo regarding the specifications and possible launch date of the Mi Note 2. While we can’t confirm whether the details revealed by the leak is true or not, it definitely paints a very good picture of the upcoming Mi Note flagship.
The Mi Note 2 will feature Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 821 processor which is an upgraded version of the SD 820 chip. The display for the phone is a 5.7” Super AMOLED display which will come in 1080p and 2K resolutions. In addition to those two, there will be a third type with the same 2K resolution but will feature a curved edge. All versions will be pressure sensitive, be protected by 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass, and possibly feature an embedded fingerprint scanner.
Buyers will be able to choose from a variety of RAM and ROM configurations. There will be a 4GB + 32GB version, a 6GB + 64GB model, and another version with the same 6GB of RAM but 128GB of storage.
It will come with NFC, USB Type-C, Bluetooth 4.2, an IR blaster, dual speakers with Hi-Fi audio, full network support and VoLTE. The Mi Note 2 will be powered by a 4000mAh battery with Quick Charge 3.0 support.
The base version which will feature a 1080p display, 4GB of RAM and 32GB of built-in storage will sell for 2499 Yuan ($376). Bumping up the RAM to 6GB, doubling the storage to 64GB and adding a 2K screen will increase the price to 2999 Yuan ($450). The curved version which will feature 6GB of RAM, 128GB ROM, and a 2K resolution will be priced at 3499 Yuan ($526). There is also a possible 6GB + 128GB version which will feature a FHD display and sell for 2799 Yuan ($421).
Xiaomi is expected to launch the Mi Note 2 on September 5 which is less than 2 weeks after the rumored launch of the Redmi 4 on August 25.