Xiaomi Just Launched A Really Good Looking Note 2 With Curved Display And 6 GB RAM

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Right after Xiaomi’s new phone codenamed Riva was leaked on GeekBench, the company has launched a new phone in its Note lineup.  Launched a few days ago, The Note 2 is a significant upgrade over the original Mi Note launched before. But it is also more expensive compared to its predecessor.

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Visually, while the phone is not that much different than others in the market, a slightly curved 5.7-inch FHD OLED display reminds me of (now resurrected) Galaxy Note 7, and it runs on a Snapdragon 821 SoC. The phone also has a 4070 mAh battery which is higher in capacity compared to its main rival: the OnePlus 5. Unlike some recently launched phones by the company, the phone has a fingerprint sensor on its front.

In the optics department, Xiaomi Mi Note 2 includes a 22.56-megapixel rear camera with f/2.0 aperture, PDAF, and EIS with its own 3-axis gyroscope for 4K video stabilization. It has an 8-megapixel Sony IMX268 Exmor RS sensor on the front with f/2.0 aperture, apart from a group selfie feature and Auto Beautify 3.0.

The phone will come in three variants which are a 4GB RAM/ 64GB inbuilt storage model, a 6GB RAM/ 128GB storage model, and a Global Edition with 6GB RAM/ 128GB storage model. All three variants of the phone will be processed  CNY 2799 (Roughly $411), CNY 3299 (Roughly $484) and CNY 3499 (almost $514).

Oppo, Vivo, and Oneplus have been giving a hard time to Xiaomi in recent months, so much so that company has lost its place as a top-tier phone manufacturer in China, it will be interesting to see what Note 2 does for company’s sales.

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