As we all know,except for Redmi Note, Mi flagship devices have never had a screen bigger than 5 inchs. Some people prefer smaller screens since it's easier to operate with one hand, while others like big screens to bring them more amazing user experience. Therefore the great Mi Note has come to the world.
Xiaomi had its annual launch event at the Beijing National Convention Center on Jan. 15th, 2015, at which its new flagship device Mi Note was released. Here's a very first hands - on review of this brand new product.
Mi Note represents the begining of a new Xiaomi devices branch. Devices of this branch will bring users the best big screen device user experience.
Mi Note sizes: 155.1mm * 77.6mm * 6.95mm
Mi Note has the same steel frame as Mi 4, but the frame is spryed with the same color as the device, which gives it a more complete and elegant view.
On the top left corner is the Mi logo as all the Mi devices. The light & distance sensor, headphone and front camera are aligned on the top nicely.
At the bottom are the three Android physical keys with the latest Xiaomi touch buttons design.
Mi Notes has a 5.7 inchs 1080p display, and uses OGS full-fit technology, brings the best display effect. Different with other Mi devices, Mi Note uses a 2.5D curved glass screen, it has a radiant on the edge of the screen, which enhanced user experience both visually and operationally.
The back of Mi Note is simple without extra accessories. Compared with Mi 4, the back camera is moved to top left corner, and does not bluge. The back camera have cold/warm tones double flashlights, brings better white balance when shooting at night.
The back of Mi Note is not flat. It has a small curve on both left and right side. This way, the phone will fit better into users' hands.
Mi Note frame has a spray the same color as the device main body. The frame also has irregular widths to adapt to the curved back: it's thinner in the middle, and becomes wider at the four corners.
On the top, there's a 3.5mm headphone socket and noise suppression microphone. At the bottom, there's speaker and USB socket.
Xiaomi Mi Note PRO 2k display The best smartphone in the world to date with Snapdragon 810 and 2k display (2560x1440 at 515 PPI). It also has 4GB LPDDR4 RAM, 64GB eMMC 5.0 Flash and LTE-CAT 9 (up to 450Mbps download speeds).
Thanks to techno for pictures
Mi Note specs:
- 3D curved Gorilla Glass 3 with metal frame
- 5.7” Sharp/JDI display (95% NTSC, 1400:1 contrast ratio)
- Snapdragon 810 2.5GHz, Adreno 430, 4GB RAM
- Dual 4G SIM (micro/nano), Dual Standby
- Sony 13MP camera f/2.0, Optical Image Stabilisation (OIS)
- 4MP front camera with large 2-micron pixels
- Hi-Fi audio system, 24-bit/192KHz lossless playback support
- 3000mAh lithium-ion battery, Quick Charge 2.0
The 4th of January 2015, the all new RedMi 2 was debuted with a smaller chassis, clearer display and more powerful specs. Immediately the talk of the town after it's announcement, people will ask: "How different is the RedMi 2 from it's predecessors, namely RedMi 1 & 1s, in terms of looks and hardware?"
1. Dimensions & Weight
Compared to previous models, the RedMi 2 has a smaller chassis, 134 x 67.2 x 9.4mm as compared to the previous 137 x 69 x 9.9mm, and lighter weight of 133g instead of 158g. On hands experience is much better with the RedMi 2 as it's size and weight are just perfect for gripping and one-handed operations.
2. Back Cover Material
The greatest difference in feel while holding the devices is that RedMi 2 uses a sandpaper texture for it's back cover instead of the high shine glossy one in previous models. This specially treated back cover not only provides a better grip but also helps prevent fingerprint stains. Multi-coloured back covers are also available for purchase.
3. Dual SIM 4G
During the introduction of RedMi phones, its Dual SIM features are widely accepted but was replaced by single SIM slot when RedMi 1S gets a 4G upgrade. In RedMi 2, the Dual SIM feature makes a comeback and supports both TDD-LTE and FDD-LTE with both SIM card slots.
4. Bigger Battery
Thanks to the high efficiency and low power consumption of MIUI, RedMi phones perform extraordinarily in terms of battery life. With the all new RedMi 2, the battery capacity is bumped up by 200mAH to provide an even more impressive battery life.
5. OGS Screen
RedMi 2 utilises the One Glass Solutions technology for it's screen, effectively increasing it's clarity and light permeability. Compared to the RedMi 1 & 1s, the screen shows a deeper and clearer black with the screen turned off besides offering a better contrast while under the sunlight.
6. All New Navigation Buttons
The new navigation button design exists since the Xiaomi Mi4 and RedMi Note, now the RedMi 2 uses the same design that is not only simpler but also more aesthetic.
7. Upgraded Front Facing Camera
To satisfy the needs of many for taking better selfies, the front facing camera of RedMi 2 is improved to a 2MP unit with the second generation 36 stage Smart Beautification that beautifies selfies according to age and gender, producing better selfies.
8. 64-bit CPU
RedMi 2 uses a brand new 64-bit capable Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916 based on Cortex A53 architectures that provides 50% more processing speed and power.
9. MIUI 6
The one aspect that determines the usability and vibrancy of the RedMi 2, is the MIUI 6 ROM that runs at it's very heart. Compared to MIUI 5 in previous RedMi phones, MIUI 6 on RedMi 2 provides a flatter and simpler user interface with better optimizations.
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Hey Mi fans,
Happy New Year to all of you! What are your new year resolutions? A new surprise from Mi?
Redmi 2? Xiaomi released Redmi 2 at the very beginning of this year, and it comes with 1.2 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 64-bit processor and MIUI 6? 18 million Mi fanshave registered for a Redmi 2. Redmi 2 will be available for the very first time on Jan 9.
New Flagship Product? What does it look like? What is it as thin as cicada's wings?
The new product launch event will be held at National Conference Center, Beijing on Jan 15. 1000 tickets for Mi fans are available. Everyone who attends the launch event will be rewarded a gift pack!
Before we buy phone we do research of the device which we are looking for. On sheet Redmi Note looks promising with Octa Core 1.7 GHz Mediatek 6592 processor , Mali 450MP GPU with 2GB RAM . These specifications are considered to be one of the best combination in a smart phone world. So let just take a look at the Benchmarks of Redmi Note.
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