Xiaomi Mi2s and Mi2a to launch April 9th?

Following the latest rounds of Xiaomi rumours has been a confusing roller coaster of speculation, purported benchmarks and leaked photos, but it finally seems to be sorted and their could be 2 new phones launching on April 9th!

We know that Xiaomi are lining up a new phone to replace the old M1s, and have even seen the official network license approval from the Chinese authorities, but it’s the conflicting reports which have made things confusing.

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Yesterday we reported that sources in Shenzhen claim that 300,000 MT6589 quad-core equipped phones are currently being assembled ready for a launch on April 9th, but in the past we have seen benchmarks of Xiaomi device running a dual-core Snapdragon processor and reaching Antutu scores of around 18,000.

Reports are now surfacing that 2 new phones could arrive on April 9th one a low-cost Xiaomi Mi2S which will sport a Mediatek chip and a higher range model called the Mi2a which a Qualcomm MSM8930 dual-core clocked at 1.7Ghz.

We’re not sure what to make of these claims, but we are interested in seeing what Xiaomi do have planned for this rumoured Xiaomi Festival in Beijing and intend on being there to bring you the latest news.

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  1. March 19, 2013

    Both models are worse then mi2?

    • Tino
      April 16, 2013

      They are better than mi2