The Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi announced its latest smartphone Redmi Note 2 along with MIUI 7 on August 13th. As per the schedule, the phone went on sale in China yesterday (August 16th), and received a record-breaking response from the customers. The company has confirmed that a total 800,000 units of Redmi Note 2 sold out in just 12 hours. The next sale will now happen on August 24th.

xiaomi redmi note 2, sold out, flash saleFor those have not gone through the specs, the Redmi Note 2 is built around a 5.5 inch 1080p display, and features 13 megapixel back camera, a 5 megapixel selfie shooter, and a 3,060mAh battery. The phone runs MIUI 7 based on Android 5.0 Lollipop.

With 2GB of RAM, the Redmi Note 2 is available in two storage options – 16GB and 32GB. The phone is powered by a MediaTek Helio X10 SoC with an octa-core processor clocking at 2GHz (16GB model), and 2.2GHz (32GB model).

The company will announce the international version of MIUI 7 in New Delhi on August 19th. The Redmi Note 2 may also be announced for India on the same day, but with a Qualcomm’s Snapdragon chipset.


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