Rumours of the Xiaomi Hongmi 2 report that we could see it before the end of the year with an 8-core MT6592 processor.
With the amazing success of the Hongmi, Xiaomi would be crazy not to be planning a follow-up model. Launched in August of this year as a TD-SCDMA only phone and last week finally in WCDMA guise, the Hongmi has become the phone to have for cash strapped technology fans.
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The current version of the Hongmi is impressive as it stands with a 4.7-inch display, quad-core CPU and 8 mega-pixel rear camera, however if rumours can be believed the 2nd generation model might be even better with an increase in screen size to 5.5-inch and an 8-core processor!
Reports go on to say that Xiaomi had planned to launch the Xiaomi Hongmi 2 (if the phone exists) by the end of November, but due to delays have had to but the launch off until December!
Would an 8-core Xiaomi Hongmi be an interesting prospect for you?