Xiaomi Reveals Redmi Note 2

Xiaomi has officially revealed its latest and greatest affordable product, as well as the latest member joining the Redmi family, the Redmi Note 2, delivering a successor to last year's Redmi Note, while offering a new smartphone with some impressive specs at a super affordable price tag.

The Redmi Note 2 features 5.5-inch 1080p display, Mediatek Helio X10 64-bit Octa-core processor clocked at 2.0/2.2GHz, 2GB RAM, 16/32GB internal storage, microSD card (up to 32GB), 13MP shooter and 5MP front-facing camera, 3060 mAh Removable Battery, and MIUI 7 on top of Android Lollipop.

The phablet comes in 8.25mm thin and weighs 160g, with 4G connectivity, Dual-SIM support, Quick Charge 2.0, Bluetooth 4.0, WiFi 802.11 ac, replaceable back cover, as well as white, black, pink, yellow, and light blue color options.

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 will be available August 16 in China starting at 799 Yuan (about $125). Unfortunately, there is no word yet on whether or not the phablet will make it out of Asia.