The latest Xiaomi handset, the Redmi Note 2 went on August 16 2015, and within a span of 12 hours it sold a whopping 800,000 units.
Here’s more about the Redmi Note 2 and its sales in China:
The device was announced just a week ago in China, and with this ridiculous sales rate, Redmi Note 2 hold a new record for domestic mobile sales.
This announcement was officially made on Weibo and also confirmed that the second batch will be available via flash sales on August 24.
Now no precise information is available for international availability, plus Xiaomi isn’t known as an International Smartphone distributor either.
But if you are in China and are interested in buying the Redmi Note 2, then just gaze your eyes through the specs it offers:
The Redmi Note 2 is a looker with a 5.5-inch screen boasting a 1080 x 1920 pixels screen resolution. It weighs just 160g and is fairly comfortable to hold with its rounded edges.
The device supports dual-sim capabilities and is available in two variants; a model with a 4G+4G sim support and the other with 4G+3G sim support.
Now addressing the software side first, you are going to get Android 5.0 (Lollipop) right out of the box, customized with Xiaomi’s own latest MIUI 7.0.
On, the hardware side of things, under the hood, the model will be powered by a Mediatek MT6795 chipset with octa core processors clocked at 2.2 GHz for the dual 4G model. The 4G+3G model will get a 2.0 GHz processor.
In the memory department, you will be given 2 Gigs of RAM. 32 GB of internal storage is available.
Now for people with fascinations for a camera on mobiles, Redmi Note 2 will sport a 13MP rear shooter coupled with an LED flash. You are also given a 5MP front camera for your selfies and video calls.
The device also supports quick charging (quick charge 2.0) and a 3020 mAh battery. So you should get sufficient battery back-up.
The device is sold for 799 Yuan ($120 appx) and 999 Yuan ($160 appx) depending on your device variant.