Xiaomi is aiming to take on the world with their latest ‘weapon’ against Samsung and Apple with its newest series of flagship phablets; the Mi Note and Mi Note Pro.
The Mi Note series consists of two high-end smartphones which do not replace the current the Redmi Note. In fact, the Mi Note series is a flagship series with high-end smartphone specifications akin to Samsung’s line of Note devices. The Xiaomi Mi Note series looks to capture users who want more screen real estate as well as specifications to make even the most avid Apple fan jealous.
The Mi Note Pro is Xiaomi’s ultra high end device aimed at the tech enthusiasts and consumers who must have it all. It comes with a 5.7-inch 2K Quad HD display with resolution of 1440 x 2560 and a pixel density of 515 pixels per inch and uses 2.5D Gorilla Glass 3 to give it that edge. The Mi Note Pro comes with an Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor with 4GB RAM and 64GB of internal storage.
On the camera side, the Mi Note Pro comes with 13MP Sony (IMX214) camera with OIS (Optical Image Stabilisation), a 6 lens f 2.0 aperature, a two-toned flash, and a 4MP front camera with a large 2-micron pixels, a 3000mAh battery, and it comes with a dual LTE-sim.
The design of the Mi Note series is done beautifully, with both glass on the front and back. The device protective screen glass is a 2.5D, which means the edges are a bit curvy like the Galaxy Note 4 or the iPhone 6 Plus. And the device comes with its first curved glass back design which makes its amusing, but its endurance may take a hit.
The Mi Note Pro will be released in the coming months worldwide with availability already announced in Q2 2015 for Malaysia. It will cost a CNY 3299 (MYR 1,906/USD$ 531) .
Xiaomi Introduces High End Accessories
But that is not the end. Not only is Xiaomi introducing the Mi Note and soon the Mi Note Pro with incredible high-end design, the Chinese tech company is also introducing accessories such as the Mi Box Mini Android streaming set and the Mi Headphones.
The Mi box Mini is a compact device that connects to a TV over a HDMI and stream various content from music to TV shows. The device may be small but it has at least 282 components according to its maker. It comes with a Quad-core Cortex-A7 from MediaTek, a 1GB RAM, 4GB internal storage, a dual-band WiFi and Bluetooth connectivity, and a Dts 2.0 with Dolby Digital Plus. The Mi Box Mini also comes in 3D and runs on Android 4.4.2 KitKat. Consumers outside China should get Play Store access. The device cost CNY199 (MYR115).
The next accessory is the Mi Headphones. This listening device features a large beryllium diaphragm speakers and Hi-Fi audio system with a interchangeable over-ear and on-ear covers. The Mi Headphones goes well with the Mi Note and Mi Note Pro and is for CNY499 (MYR288) and will soon be out right after the Mi Box Mini.
Let us know what do you think about the latest devices from Xiaomi.
Source: Xiaomi (Mi Malaysia Facebook)