Xiaomi’s Next Redmi Note Sequel Sounds Like A Rogue, Chip On It Is A Powerhouse!

According to the recent report that surfaced out of China over the weekend, revealing specs for a high-end Redmi phone that Xiaomi is rumored to be launching as a competitor to the newly launched Meizu MX4. Next-generation Redmi model will be powered by an octa-core MT6595 chip from MediaTek, with 3GB of RAM. This is not the true octa-core chip offered by MediaTek, and relies on the Big.LITTLE architecture with four Cortex A-17 cores (with a maximum clock speed of 2.2GHz) and four Cortex A-7 cores (with a top clock speed of 1.7GHz).

Xiaomi-Redmi-Note2While the MX4 specifications goes this way. Features a 5.36-inch (1920×1152 pixels) IPS display with 15:9 aspect ratio, the screen resolution has 85% increase in NTSC color gamut, 1100:1 contrast ratio and a brightness of up to 600 nit, the Meizu MX4 is powered by a 2.1GHz octa-core MediaTek MT6595 processor and runs on Flyme OS 4.0 on top, 2GB of RAM and packs a 3100 mAh battery. With 4G LTE, 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, GLONASS and a barometer, the handset comes with the latest version of Google’s mobile OS, Android 4.4.4 KitKat.

The Xiaomi Redmi Note will sport a 5.5 inch screen and is expected to carry a 20.7MP rear-facing camera and an 8MP sensor on the front, backed up by a 3500mAh battery and should be available in 16GB, 32GB, 64GB, and 128GB versions priced at $165, $215, and $245, respectively (price for the 128GB is unknown).

It’s rumored to be the sequel for the popular Redmi Note, which will support 4G LTE and NFC connectivity. And also comes with gesture controls and employ temperature sensors. While the MediaTek chip has scored 47,233 in the AnTuTu benchmark test, it is believed that Xiaomi has a big monster coming. Will we see those differed in a flash sale?

Thanks to PhoneArena!