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Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 and Note 2 Prime Officially Announced Alongside MIUI 7

The launch events prepared for today started earlier in China, country where Xiaomi announced a couple of interesting devices. Among them we have the Redmi Note 2 and the Redmi Note 2 Prime, 5.5 inch devices with pretty amazing specs and prices.

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Both these ones come with similar specs, but the differences are being found when it comes to CPU frequency and internal memory available. Thereby, while the regular Redmi Note 2 comes with a Helio X10 CPU clocked at 2.0 GHz + 16 GB space of internal storage, the Prime variant offers 32 GB of memory and a Helio X10 CPU clocked this time at 2.2 GHz.

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Other specs include a 5.5 inch Full HD display, 2 GB of RAM memory and a 3.060mAh battery with Quick Charging technology 2.0. This phone arrives with a 13-megapixel rear camera sensor from Samsung/OV (f/2.2 aperture), and a 5-megapixel front-facing sensor for selfie captures. Redmi Note 2 brings 4G LTE, WiFi, Bluetooth and Android 5.0 Lollipop with MIUI 7 applied on-top.

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You must know that the 16 GB variant will cost you around $130-$140, while the 32 GB model will be sold for $156. As you found out from the beginning of this article, Xiaomi also unveiled MIUI 7 custom interface based on Android Lollipop. This new variants brings new themes, but some other interesting features too.

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One of them is called Kids Mode, and as you can tell, we get a special software tweak that blocks the access to certain apps chosen by us before handing the phone to the little ones. Globally, there’s more than 50 million MIUI users, a special UI that brings some iOS-like feeling.

MIUI 7 will arrive via OTA starting on Friday, on devices like Mi 2, Mi 2s, Mi 2A, Mi 3, Mi 4, Mi Note, Redmi, and Redmi Note.

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via: en.miui.com