In its first ever live stream unveiling, Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun introduces the Mi Note and the Mi Note Pro.
The Mi Note features a 5.7-inch Sharp/JDI Full HD display with a resolution of 1920×1080 at 386PPI that’s protected by Curved Gorilla Glass 3 technology. It has very minimal bezel that at only 3.0-millimeters.
It is powered by a 2.5GHz quad-core Snapdragon 801 processor and an Adreno 330 GPU bolstered by 3GB worth of RAM. It also has DUAL 4G, DUAL STANDBY, a feature which most devices have yet to incorporate.
Its rear camera boasts of a 13MP 2nd Gen Sony IMX214 CMOS sensor supported by a Phillips two-tone flash for rich colors, while its front camera goes for 4MP. Sound-wise, it features HiFi audio technology with 25bit/192KHz lossless playback support.
It weighs only 161g, and has a 3000mAh battery.
As if to outdo itself, Xiaomi also unveiled the Mi Note Pro, a higher version of the Mi Note with a 64-bit octa-core Snapdragon 810 processor and Adreno 430 GPU backed by a whopping 4GB of RAM. Similar to its younger sibling, it also has a 5.7-inch display but an upgraded resolution of 2560×1440 at 515PPI. It also has a LPDDR4 RAM, 64GB eMMC 5.0 Flash, and download speeds of up to 450Mbps.
The Mi Note starts at 2,299 Yuan (16GB) or approximately Php16,550, while the Mi Note Pro goes for 3,299 Yuan, which is around Php23,720.