A few days ago, four different variants of second-generation HongMi (RedMi) phone were certified in China and were spotted on the Chinese authority database. There are two WCDMA variants and other two TD-SCDMA variants while all four variants are powered by octa-core processors. CEO of XiaoMi has unveiled the device through his social network account.
Lei Jun, the charismatic CEO of XiaoMi has officially unveiled the second-generation HongMi Phone and it is known as the RedMi Note. In the Chinese market, it is better known as the HongMi Note from the pin yin. Whatever the names, we all know that XiaoMi has its own “Note” device.
The CEO himself has described the RedMi Note in a few simple words. He described RedMi Note – 5.5-inch HD display, One Glass Solution technology display, MediaTek MT6592 octa-core, better performance and battery saving. At least, the CEO himself has confirmed partial specs of the RedMi Note.
Aside from the 5.5-inch OGS display, the resolution is 1080 x 720 pixels. There is a MicroSD slot for storage expansion in case the internal storage is not enough for usage. Furthermore, there are front and rear-facing cameras for the RedMi Note. Other connectivity features of HongMi 2 include WLAN, Bluetooth, USB, GPRS and 3.5mm audio jack. The dimension of the handset is 154×78.7×9.45mm, while the weight is 192g only.
It’s time to break down all four variants. Here are the four variants:
- RedMi Note TD-SCDMA (aka HongMi Note TD-SCDMA) with a 1.7GHz MediaTek MT6592 octa-core processor
- RedMi Note TD-SCDMA (aka HongMi Note TD-SCDMA) with a 1.4GHz octa-core processor
- RedMi Note WCDMA (aka HongMi Note TD-SCDMA) with a 1.7GHz MediaTek MT6592 octa-core processor
- RedMi Note WCDMA (aka HongMi Note TD-SCDMA) with a 1.4GHz octa-core processor
At the moment, we are able to confirmed the models with MediaTek MT6592 octa-core processor because the processor model has been confirmed by the CEO of XiaoMi. The 1.4GHz Octa-core processor could be a Snapdragon 610 or Snapdragon 410.
Reservation of RedMi Note starts from March 19 in China only.
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