Xiaomi’s CEO Lei Jun has taken to the stage and we are getting the first official details of the new Xiaomi Note. I will continue to update this post.
Xiaomi have started to launch the Xiaomi Note in Beijing, the streaming service which Xiaomi had hoped would allow international fans to view the launch is not working but you can keep up to date with the happenings here.
Xiaomi Note Launch Official Specifications
Get full details of the Xiaomi Mi Note launch here.
Top of the range Xiaomi Mi Note is the worlds first Snapdragon 810 phone!
UPDATE: There are 2 versions of the Mi Note a 3GB RAM model with 1080p display for 2299 Yuan and the top of the range version with 4GB RAM, 64GB memory and 2K display for 3299 Yuan.
More specifications coming in. It seems there will be a top of the range model with 4GB RAM, 64GB memory and Cat 9 LTE!
Xiaomi Mi Note is more expensive than the Mi4, with Chinese retail prices starting from 2299 Yuan.
Breaking: Our source in China has actually got his hands on the Xiaomi Mi Note and informs us that the phone is powered by a Snapdragon 801, with 3GB RAM. Most exciting of all is dual SIM support (micro and nano SIM).
Xiaomi also offering high end headphones for 499 Yuan to meet the audio demands of the phone.
HIFI audio is supported on the Xiaomi Mi Note. ESS ES9018K2M gives DAC support.
Front camera on the Xiaomi Mi Note is an ultra pixel unit. In fact it is the same 4 mega-pixel sensor as found on the there of the HTC M8.
Sony supply the 13 mega-pixel main camera of the Xiaomi Mi Note. The camera also has OIS and a dual tone, dual LED flash.
New “Pixel-level dynamic adjustment” is a new feature of the Mi Note display.
Xiaomi are using the same NEGA (negative LCD) technology as Meizu.
1920 x 1080 display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3.
Xiaomi Note has a 5.7-inch display, weighs 161g and is just 6.95mm thick with a 3000mAh battery.
Lei Jun holds the Xiaomi Note.
More images of the Xiaomi Note.
First photo of the Xiaomi Note. Looks like the Xiaomi Mi4 only larger.
Accidental damage insurance will be availabel for the Xiaomi Note for 199 Yuan in China.
OIS (optical image stabilisation) is confirmed for the Xiaomi Note. The phone retains a flat design to keep it smooth.
Lei Jun has announced the Xiaomi Note has a 2.5D curved display and also Gorilla Glass 3.
Xiaomi Note has a dual LED flash (lots of iPhone 6 comparisons being made)
Xiaomi have given the note a 3000mAh battery with 4.4v fast charging.
The Xiaomi Note measures 6.95mm thick making it the thinnest Xioami phone to date.