Xiaomi presents its new phablet, the Redmi Note

Hexamob | Emma Rossinyol 03/20/2014

Xiaomi presents its new phablet, the Redmi Note

The well-known Chinese company Xiaomi has unveiled a new device that covers the range of budget phablets. As the rest of the company’s devices, it offers good specifications at a very affordable price.

The Redmi Note has a 5.5-inch IPS display and 1280 x 720 pixels. It goes on sale in two versions, with different processor and RAM. One will carry a MediaTek quad-core processor at 1.7 GHz and 2 GB of RAM, while the processor of the lower version device will run at 1.4 GHz and have 1 GB of RAM.

Both models come with 8 GB of internal memory expandable with microSD card. The rear camera has a 13 MP sensor, with flash LED and f/2.2 aperture, and it also includes a 5 MP front one. The battery is 3200 mAh, and Lei Jun, CEO of the company, said on its Weibo’s webpage (a Chinese social network) that it can provide up to 2 days of autonomy.


The Redmi Note is a dual-SIM phablet, with support for a TD-SCDMA/HSPA connection on one SIM and GSM / EDGE on the other one. It also has Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS. Both models work with MIUI v5, based on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean.

The price of the two models Redmi Note is very competitive, and they will be priced around $130 for the most basic version and $160 for the premium one. You can make a pre-order in Xiaomi’s website, and it will go on sale in China starting from March 26th.


The company has confirmed that it will be on the market in Taiwan, Hong Kong and Singapore, and it will reach other international markets thereafter.

Source: DigitalTrends.