Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 is now official, priced at a low $125

Xiaomi has just announced a new smartphone that could be one of the cheapest phones with powerful features. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 has been unveiled at a surprisingly low price of just $125 (799 yuan). And it comes with the most powerful MediaTek chip, and the Helio X10 used on some devices that are a lot more costly.

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The Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 is a 5.5-inch device, and has the signature design language with several color variants and will be sold out in 16GB and 32GB versions ( the larger capacity model, 32GB, is a little bit more expensive with and official price tag of $156 or 999 yuan)

The 16GB versions features a 13MP camera, 5MP front shooter, Wi-Fi ac, dual-SIM 4G connectivity and a 3,020mAh battery. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 is said to be the first to run Xiaomi’s latest MIUI 7 atop Android 5.1 Lollipop.

The 13MP camera unit comes with phase-detection autofocus and a focus speed of just 0.1 seconds. The phone measures 152mm x 76mm x 8.25mm, with an overall weight of 160g. The phone will be available in several colors including white, black, pink, brown, and light blue.

Most importantly, the following is an impressive list of the key specs for the Redmi Note 2:

  • MIUI 7 running on top of Android 5.0 Lollipop
  • 5.5-inch 1080 x 1920-pixel (Full HD) display
  • Dimensions: 152mm x 76mm x 8.25mm, weight: 160g
  • Helio X10 octa-core (8x Cortex A53s) system chip clocked at up to 2GHz for 16GB/2.2GHz for 32GB model
  • 2GB of RAM
  • 3,060mAh battery
  • 13-megapixel main camera, 5-megapixel selfie cam