If you are looking for a budget smartphone, chances are you’ve stumbled upon Xiaomi’s Mi Note series or are already using one right now. In case it’s the first time you’ve heard about this brand, don’t worry because this guide will help you get a closer look at every generation of the Xiaomi Mi Note series.
What is the Xiaomi Mi Note Series?
The Xiaomi Mi Note series are phablets or smartphones manufactured by Xiaomi, a privately owned company that develops consumer electronics such as smartphones and Android-based OS. The series currently consists of the Mi Note and the Mi Note Pro.
Xiaomi Mi Note
Launched in January 2015, the xiaomi mi note is a smartphone with a 5.70″ touchscreen display with 1080p x1920p resolution at 386 PPI (pixels per inch). It’s powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 CPU (2.5GHz quad-core) and provides 3GB RAM. The smartphone uses Android 4.4 and NANO- and MICRO-SIM. It has a 4-megapixel front camera for selfies and 13-megapixel rear camera.
Xiaomi Mi Note 2
Launched in October 2016, the xiaomi mi note 2 has a 5.70″ touchscreen display with 1080p x1920p resolution. It is powered by the same processor as the Xiaomi Mi Note but this time, the xiaomi note 2 provides 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage. The Xiaomi Mi Note 2 is dual SIM and accepts Nano-SIM. It runs Android 6.0 and features an 8-megapixel front camera and 22.56-megapixel rear camera. Its connectivity options include NFC, Bluetooth, GPS, 4G, 3G, and Wi-Fi. The smartphone is also equipped with a Barometer, Gyroscope, Proximity sensor, Compass Magnetometer, Accelerometer and Ambient light sensor.
Xiaomi Mi Note 2 Pro
Launched in July 2016, the xiaomi mi note 2 pro has a 5.5″ full high definition super AMOLED display with 1080p x 1920p resolution at 401 PPI. The Mi Note 2 Pro is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 CPU ((2.5GHz quad-core). It has 8GB RAM and 256GB fixed internal storage. The smartphone runs Android 6.0 and has a 3700 mAh battery. Its connectivity options include NFC, GPS, Wi-fi, and Bluetooth. The smartphone has a front camera and 12-megapixel rear camera with autofocus, digital zoom, geo-tagging and video recording.
Xiaomi Mi Note 3
The xiaomi mi note 3 was released in September 2017. It has a 5.50″ touchscreen display with 1080p by 1920p resolution at 403 PPI. It’s powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 CPU (Octa-core) and runs Android 7.1. The smartphone has 6GB RAM and 64GB fixed internal storage. It has a 16-megapixel front camera and 12-megapixel rear camera. The 3500mAh battery is also non-removable.
Xiaomi Note Pro
The Xiaomi Mi Note Pro was released in May 2015. The Android phablet smartphone was meant to be an upgraded version of the xiaomi mi note. The Mi Note Pro retained some of its predecessor’s features while upgrading many features like the battery capacity, base OS, screen resolution and RAM amount. The xiaomi note pro is hard to get except in China, so you might only get the Mi Note Pro through a third-party carrier online. The Xiaomi Mi Note Pro has a 5.7″ touchscreen display, 13-megapixel rear camera, dual-LED flash, Gorilla Glass 3 back panel, auto-focus, a 2K display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 CPU (Octa-core) and 3090mAh quick-charging battery.
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