| ||Thread Tools|
|6th August 2012, 07:47||#1|
Join Date: May 2010
Xiaomi Phone 2 may debut on August 16th
Amid rumors that Chinese startup Xiaomi will soon be bringing out its next-gen Android smartphone, various spy shots have been circulating around the web. However, a company representative has already shot them down by claiming they were all rejected designs, though the same person told CNMO that the so-called "Xiaomi Phone 2" will feature a larger display as well as Qualcomm's quad-core chip clocked at 1.5GHz. If true, this would make the new Xiaomi Phone officially the first smartphone to pack the beefy APQ8064 silicon, which should be no surprise given the tight partnership between Xiaomi and Qualcomm -- not to mention that the latter is also a notable investor of the phone maker. As to when we'll know the truth, Sina Tech is reporting that according to an insider, Xiaomi will be hosting the launch event on August 16th and will, oddly enough, offer tickets to non-media attendees for ¥199 (about $30) per head. On the contrary, fans were able to just walk into the unveiling of the original Xiaomi Phone -- three million of which have been sold as of June.
Meanwhile, Xiaomi founder Lei Jun and his colleagues have been showing off the minimalistic, eco-friendly packaging of their upcoming second-gen smartphone -- more pics after the break. And as before, the company pulled the standing-on-box stunt again, only this time they bumped the weight from 85kg to 180kg which obviously required an extra fellow, as you can see in the intimate photo above. Looks like the new MIUI flagship device is all set for a safe delivery -- all we need now is a price.
|Thread||Thread Starter||Forum||Replies||Last Post|
|Samsung Omnia M with Windows Phone makes UK debut on August 1st||Stefan Mileschin||WebNews||0||31st July 2012 08:25|
|Next-generation Xiaomi Phone rumored to house quad-core processor, 720p display||Stefan Mileschin||WebNews||0||24th July 2012 07:42|
|Existing Windows Phone 7 devices will get updated to Windows Phone 7.8, not Windows 8||Stefan Mileschin||WebNews||0||21st June 2012 10:20|
|Doom 3 BFG Releases October 16th||Stefan Mileschin||WebNews||0||20th June 2012 08:06|
|MIUI reaches Google Play as MiHome Launcher, gives that Xiaomi look||Stefan Mileschin||WebNews||0||18th June 2012 10:14|
|Xiaomi Phone gets a Youth Edition, a less powerful, cheaper alternative for students||Stefan Mileschin||WebNews||0||17th May 2012 07:39|
|Meizu MX hangs out with the M9, Xiaomi Phone, Nokia N9 and many more friends||Stefan Mileschin||WebNews||0||9th December 2011 07:50|
|Google announces Android 'special event' for November 16th in Los Angeles||Stefan Mileschin||WebNews||0||14th November 2011 07:59|
|Crysis to be available on the 16th November||jmke||WebNews||0||3rd August 2007 10:56|