Xiaomi announces the Mi Note and Mi Note Pro

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As expected, Xiaomi made some announcements today. the Mi Note and Mi Note Pro are both smartphones with larger displays.

Both phones sport metal sides with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 at the front and back. There is a 2.5D curve for the front display that they refer to as gentle. The back sports a more pronounced curve, at 3D. The Mi Note Pro differs in that the display is QHD vs FHD and has more power. Both phones come it at only 6.95 mm thick. Hit the break for the full specs for both devices.

Specs for the Mi Note

  • 5.7-inch Sharp/JDI Full HD 1080p (1920 x 1080) display
  • 2.5 GHz quad-core Snapdragon 801
  • Adreno 330 GPU
  • 3GB RAM
  • 16 GB or 64 GB of internal storage
  • Sony IMX214 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
  • 3D curved Gorilla Glass 3 with metal frame
  • Dual 4G SIM (micro/nano), Dual Standby
  • Android 5.0 Lollipop with MIUI skin
  • Pricing: ¥2299 (≈ $370) for 16GB model, ¥2799(≈ $451) for 64GB model available on 27 Jan on mi.com

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Specs for the Mi Note Pro

  • 5.7-inch Sharp/JDI Quad HD (2560 x 1440) display
  • 64-bit octa-core Snapdragon 810
  • Adreno 430 GPU
  • 4GB RAM
  • 64 GB of internal storage
  • Sony IMX214 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
  • 3D curved Gorilla Glass 3 with metal frame
  • Dual 4G SIM (micro/nano), Dual Standby
  • LTE CAT 9, up to 450 Mbps download speeds
  • Android 5.0 Lollipop with MIUI skin
  • Pricing: ¥3300 (≈ $450) available on 27 Jan on mi.com

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Both phones go on pre-order January 20 and will be available January 27 in China. For another look at the beautiful Mi Note, take a look at these two videos….

source: Xiaomi

 

 


About the Author: Robert Nazarian

Robert lives in upstate New York where he was born and raised. Technology was always his passion. His first computer was a Radio Shack TRS80 Color that used a cassette tape to save programs, and his first laptop was a Toshiba T1200FB that sported a CGA greyscale screen and two 720kb floppy drives (no hardrive). From the early 90’s through late 2011, he only owned Motorola phones starting with the MircroTAC all the way through to the Droid X. He broke that streak when he bought the Galaxy Nexus. Now he's sporting a Galaxy Note 4, and absolutely loves it. He has a wonderful wife and a 6 year old son. In his free time he enjoys sports, movies, TV, working out, and trying to keep up with the rapid fast world of technology.


  • Guest

    R.I.P Shamescum

  • Stephin

    Please launch this to India soon

  • Stephin

    I’m bugging you guys please launch soon as possible