Xiaomi recently unveiled its Mi Note and Mi Note Pro, but the company has no plans to rest.
In its race against Apple and Samsung, Xiaomi is reportedly working on another new Note device. The news of the device, which has been dubbed as Xiaomi Mi Note Plus, was leaked on AnTuTu benchmark with details regarding its CPU, display resolution and camera. It may not be everything but it gets the talk started in the tech world about Xiaomi's next big announcement.
According to the leaked specs on AnTuTu's database, the Mi Note Plus is said to pack Qualcomm's latest Snapdragon 810 octa-core chipset and Adreno 430 for graphics, Gizmo China reported. The display resolution is likely to boast 1440x2560 pixels (2K), which is now the upcoming standard for high-end devices this year. The size of the display was not leaked, but other specs like a 13MP camera and Android 5.0 puts the Mi Note Plus against the big monsters.
These specifications points towards a device identical to the Mi Note Pro, which features a 2K screen, 4GB RAM, Snapdragon 810 chipset among other top-notch specifications. As for the Mi Note, Xiaomi uses slightly lowered specs like a 2.5GHz quad-core Snapdragon 801 SoC, 3GB RAM, 5.7-inch Full HD display and dual 4G standby mode. There's a 13MP rear camera and a 4 Ultra pixel front snapper in the Mi Note, suggesting a similarity between the upcoming Mi Note Plus.
Considering the incredible specs in Mi Note and Mi Note Pro, it is certain that Xiaomi will pick top-of-the-line specs for its next iteration. At this moment, all of it is just a rumor but if there is actually a new Xiaomi Note device in the works, we can hope to see more details emerge in the coming days. Until then, take this with a grain of salt.
Meanwhile, Xiaomi is expected to start shipping its newly-launched Note duo, the Mi Note and the Pro version, coming Tuesday, January 27. These devices will cost around 3300 Yuan (about $532) for the Pro and 2299 yuan (about $372) for the 16GB Mi Note. The 64GB version will have a higher price tag - of about $450, according to Phone Arena.