Today, many smartphone manufaturer is entering the big war, sine they offers the more poerfull smartphone with more nice features but they also offers very affordable price, and now there is a new smartphone that comes from Xiaomi, the Xiaomi RedMi Note.
Thie new Xiaomi redMi Note is brings 5.5 inch screen size, this is the first Xiaomi smartohone that came with 5.5 inch screen size, while the other manufacturer is also follow to offers the smartphone with same screen size, but Xiaomi is always make a big wave to offers a nice products for consumers.
As you can see on the image, the Xiaomi is also offers the nice packaging, that becoming the one unit of design aesthetich between content and covers.
The packaging is using the wood texture with the nice Xiaomi Logo outside.
The packaging is covered the nice Xiaomi RedMi Note unit, the phone is covered by screen protector but this is just for packng and you can using the 3rdparty screen protector for more durable and nice smartphone.
The stuff inside the packaging, battery, adapter, data cable, manual book.
This is the high-caacity 3200mAh battery inside the RedMi Note box.
RedMi Note has simple and elegant design, that phone has thin bezel to make the screen look more larger, but actually the screen is larger since packs with 5,5 inch screen size.
There is a camera lense on the back, and also the silver Xiaomi Logo, the back cover is polish with nice finishing material and you can used another color option.
The big different with another RedMi devices is the screen size, since the RedMi Note is packs with 5.5 inches IPS touch screen with a resolution of 720p resolution.
Xiaomi is also using the different molding technology, so the phone is look more nice and elegant with find finishing quality.
The screen is also look awesome. That appear the real color and offers more crisp display.
onthe top of rear facing smartphoe, there is an headphone and the front facing camera, this camera has 5 megaixel quality so you can take the picture or using this camera for video calling.
Below the screen, there is three soft button, menu, home and back, while the back button is using the < sign.
The soft button showing the light effect and this look more nice and good looking design and spect.
On the left side of the body, there is volume button and power button below the volume button.
There is a 13 megapixel camera on the back, and one LED flash light below the camera.
The speakers are located on the left side below the back cover, this design somewhat unreasonable, but this design is look dazzling since the speaker phone may block by the user.
The 3.55 microphone jack on the top of the body.
USB port located in the middle below, this phoene is also supports for OTG function, in addition to using for data transfer, this port can be attach to mouse or keyboard or another USB devices.
USB port in action
The phone is maybe too biger for some people, especially for women user since the phone body is wder than the ordinary smartphone. But is still accessible for most male user.
The back cover is opened and here is the detail.
You can find the battery, sim card slot, microSD card slot and there is dual sim card that support for different network.
Here is the comparison picture between the RedMi Note and another Xiaomi smartphone
Can you see the different between them?
The back body of Xiaomi RedMi Note, Xiaomi Mi3 and Xiaomi Hong Mi
The three of those has a many similarity, beside the screen size.
The button interface is also similar
Camera is also similar
USB port is also similar
Xiaomi ReedMi Note is running with Android 4.2 and MIUI V5 firmware development, due to the significant upgrade the phone is offers more powerfull and more nice performance.
As we mentioned before, there are two RedMi Note model, the low-version and the high-version: 1, although both are equipped with the MT6592 eight-core processor, but the standard version is only powered by 1.4GHz processor, an high version is reached 1.7GHz; 2, Low version is only sports with 1GB of RAm, while the high-end version is sports with 2GB of RAM. Here is the benchmark test.
An example of benchmark test, the phone performance improved nearly 80 percent over the Xiaomi Red Rice mobile version, but also 30% higher than the Xiaomi 1S, other graphics and CPU performance is relatively good.
Review summary:For a marketing strategy, this phone is awesome and this phone is offers a nice feature since has bigger screen and nice performance, but the design is similar with the older model. This phone make the other manufacturer is jelousy and making another manufacturer is also entring this market.