Xiaomi has been very aggressive when it comes to launching iterative upgrades of its current lineup. Earlier this year, it launched the Mi Note, Mi Note Pro and the Redmi 2. Now it seems the company is working on an upgrade to the Redmi Note, which it launched in India last year. Also Read - Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 internals revealed in full teardown treatment [photos]Also Read - 'Don't have plans to launch Redmi Note 2 in India': Xiaomi
Serial leakster @Upleaks has revealed specifications of a new Xiaomi phablet, which in all likelihood is the Redmi Note 2. The phablet flaunts a full HD display, MediaTek MT6795 octa-core 64-bit processor, a 13-megapixel camera, 5-megapixel selfie camera and running on MIUI 6. Since the Note lineup only includes phablets, it would be safe to assume that the forthcoming phablet too will come with a 5.5-inch display. Also Read - Xiaomi sells a whopping 800,000 Redmi Note 2 handsets in just 12 hours
In comparison, the Redmi Note features a 5.5-inch 720p display, Mediatek MT6592 octa-core processor, 2GB of RAM, 8GB internal storage, and microSD card slot. Furthermore, the phablet also features a 13-megapixel rear camera, 5-megapixel selfie camera, 3,100mAh battery, and it runs on MIUI 6.
While there is no word on when the company plans on launching the phablet, Xiaomi is set to host a global event in India on April 23. As per rumors, the company could be launching the Xiaomi Mi 4i in India.