Xiaomi has started off the year at a great note with the ubber successful launch of Mi Note and Mi Note Pro which to date are one of the most advanced speced smartphones yet. If the company had shown off their wares at the CES, they would have nabbed the show with their flagship. Xiaomi is known for producing great products with an affordable price tag, their first launch of the year Redmi 2S is a testament to that fact. That smartphone targeted the below 1000 Yuan category. Now the latest reports confirm that a new Xiaomi device got certified by the TENAA, the Chinese equivalent of the US. FCC.
The certified phone looks like a refreshed version of Xiaomi’s popular mid-ranger, Redmi Note. Last year Xiaomi Redmi Note was launched in two variants, the 1 GB RAM one supported 3G connectivity and the 2 GB RAM version supported the 4G LTE connectivity. With the new Xiaomi handset, the company is upgrading the 1GB RAM version from 3G connectivity to a 4G LTE connectivity.
The rest of the specs are the same but let’s have a look. The refreshed Xiaomi Redmi Note will sport a 5.5-inch 720p IPS display, along with a 13-megapixel main camera with an LED flash and a 5-megapixel front camera. The smartphone will be powered by Snapdragon 400 quad-core processor, accompanied by a 1 GB RAM and 8 GB of internal storage which is expandable via microSD card. The device will run on Android 4.4.4 KitKat along with Xiaomi’s own MIUI OS on top and as talked about before it will sport a 4G LTE connectivity.
The details related to its launch or price is not confirmed yet but as it has gotten certified, it will be arriving in the market soon. As per the price goes, the company will set an affordable price tag, just like before. Xiaomi’s devices cater to different price categories and this variety in their extensive product portfolio along with focus on quality makes them successful. In 2014 the company saw a growth of 227% and sold 62.12 million smartphones and they plan to sell 100 million devices in 2015. Looking forward to what the company brings in next to achieve this goal.
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