Xiaomi has already reelase the new Xiaomi RedMi Note smartphone, actually this is the phablet phone sine this device is packs with 5,5 inch screen size. Xiaomi RedMi is the new name for Xiaomi lineupthat ready to release for global market.With the release of RedMi Note, is now Xiaomo ready to compete with another domestic smartphone such as Faea, GooPhone, ZTE, Huawei etc. IN this article we want to show you the Xiaomi RedMi Note review.
Xiaomi RedMi Note is the one of interesting smartphone since offers with 799 yuan price tag, or around $128 USD. Xiaomi RedMi Note is the upgrade version from previous Xiaomi smartphone but there is some different, such as :
- The screen is change from 4.7 inches to 5.5 inches with 720p resolution.
- Prosesor is upgrade from quad-core MT6589T to octa-core MT6592
- The camera is also upgrade from 1,3 megapixel front facing camera with 5 megapixel camera, is now upgrade to 8 megapixel front facing camera to 13 megapixel rear facing camera.
- The battery si also upgrade from 2000 mAh to 3100 mAh.
Xiaomi RedMi Note is availabe in two version, the phone is available in standard version which has 1GB of RAM and 8GB of ROM, and the high-end version is comes with 2GB of RAM and 8GB of internal storage. The phone is offers with 799 yuan ($128) for standard version and 999 yuan ($160) for high end version .
The user can choose the version of Xiaomi RedMi Note, but we assume that the user want more memory since the high-end version is also offers with very affordable price.
The RedMi Note packaging is bigger than the previous model, this because the new RedMi Note has large screen and larger body than predecessor, the phone is comes with 5,5 inch screen size but the overal design is similar with the previous model.
The Xiaomi RedMi Note is too large for some user, but the 5.5 inch screen size is very comfort to use for browsing the web, working with Office document and playing the games. But the specs is versy nice since has many improvement from previous model, while the camera and button position is identical. But there is some changes in screen border, speaker and earpiece is redesign. While the biggest change comes after the shell , and replaced the original matte paint materials, feels more smooth.
Interestingly, the virtual keys shape is also changes with more concise but of course there is no change in functionality. You can use this virtual button for back to main screen, back to previous scren or close the pass and accessing the menu. And this button is shiny with nice red flashligt while use.
Volume control button and the power button is also located on the right side of the body, power button at the lower position, which is necessary for the 5.5 -inch large-screen mobile phones.
The upper and lower ends are designed with headphones and Micro USB interface , coupled with the white paint shell , simple fashion .
The rear facing camera locate in the center of rear body along with LED flash light under the lens
The speaker phone is locate in the lower left corner, below the Xiamo Logo that locate in center rear cover.
The volume button and the power butoon is locate in the side of the body
The headphone jack is locate on top
The USB charging / data port is locate below
The battery is packs form 3100 mAh capacity
There is two SIM card slot and one memory card slot between sim slot.
The interesting is, the RedMi Note using the removable battery.
The screen is delicate to show more pixel, so the user can read on phone screen with more comfort.
Meanwhile, the Xiami RedMi Note built with a full fitting process, has also been greatly improved on-screen permeability, farewell gray screen is really cool!
As you can see, the screen is offers the great experience with improve quality, offers nice bright and contrast which very comfort to see.
Xiaomi RedMi Note is also equipped with MIUI V5, the system is very stable to use and has new “minimalist model”.
Here is the different between the user interface:
There is the option to switching between minimalist mode or regular mode, after you switch the interface, you have to wait for 30 second to see the changes of the effect.
There is a big clock in the lock screem this is the part of MIUI V5 system.
The user can customize the main screen, what isthe most commonly used apps? just drag and drop to replace them.
You can use the contact with very simple process, this system is very user friendly for most of user.
SMS interface is integrated with voice recognition feature, so the user can talk to phone and the phone will convert your verbal to text.
Here is the Xiaoi RedMi Note system details.
The benchmark test result is very impresive enough.。
The phone is par with Xiaomi 2S
Before running application, the memory is available for 525MB of space and after running some application the memory left around 200MB, and the Xiaomi RedMi Note is capable to play 3D games.
The games can be play with more smooth.
And now how about the camera performance? Here the example picture:
Here is the nicght shot example picture
Unlike Samsung’s Note phablet, Xiaomi’s doesn’t include a stylus, but the phone is offers nice performace, but the standard version seems lacks of memory depend on your need, but you can choose the high0end version for more memory. The phone is very interesting since offers with very affordable price but comes with nice performance.
The 5.5-incher ships with Android 4.2 Jelly Bean, dons a 1,280×720-pixel resolution IPS display, and will be available in a variety of colors. It only has 8GB of internal memory, but it includes a microSD card slot that’s expandable up to 32GB. The Xiaomi Redmi Note also comes with two different sets of internal specs; one packs a 1.4GHz octa-core MediaTek MT6592 processor with Mali 450 GPU and 1GB of RAM, and the other is a slight upgrade, with the same CPU and GPU, just a faster 1.7GHz MediaTek MT6592 CPU and a total of 2GB of RAM.
With dual-SIM slots, the Redmi Note phablet supports both HSPA and GSM/EDGE SIM cards. Other connectivity options include Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, and Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n. [source]