Xiaomi appears to be set to launch the Mi Note 2, and it may arrive earlier than expected. The company has clearly hinted the release date of its upcoming device on its Weibo page, and it may come to Beijing next week.
The Chinese technology giant's official Weibo handle has mentioned "10.25" in a teaser, indicating that the handset could be released on October 25. Though it has not been officially announced yet, Xiaomi fans, who are familiar with the company's way of announcing its products, may take it as a confirmation.
Popular analyst Pan Jiutang had earlier claimed that the upcoming Xiaomi device would be released by the end of October, before another speculation started doing the rounds that it would be pushed to November.
The Xiaomi Mi Note 2 has been certified by the Chinese CCC authority (China Compulsory Certification) but it is yet to be cleared by the Chinese telecom equipment certification authority, TENAA, which a compulsory procedure before a device can make a debut in China.
The device is expected to come in two variants — one with a 64GB internal memory and a 4GB RAM priced at 2,499 Yuan, and the other with a 128GB internal storage and a 6GB RAM priced at 2,799 Yuan. It is expected to sport a 5.7-inch dual curved display with 1,440x2,560 resolution.
Reports have claimed that the handset will have a Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 processor clocking 2.6GHz, an Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow operating system, a 64/128GB internal memory, a 4/6GB RAM, a 12MP dual camera, and a 4,000mAh battery.