Xiaomi Mi 2

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Xiaomi Mi2
Manufacturer Xiaomi
Series Xiaomi Phone
Compatible networks GSM 850,900,1800,and 1900MHz & WCDMA 850, 1900 and 2100MHz
Availability by country  China October 2012 (2012-10)
Predecessor Xiaomi Mi1S
Successor Xiaomi Mi2A
Related Xiaomi Mi3
Type Smartphone
Form factor Slate
Dimensions 125 mm (4.9 in) H
62 mm (2.4 in) W
10.2 mm (0.40 in) D[1]
Weight 145 g (5.1 oz)[1]
Operating system MIUI (preinstalled), Android 4.1 Jelly Bean (upgradeable)
CPU Qualcomm APQ8064 Snapdragon S4 Quad Core Krait @ 1.50GHz
GPU Adreno 320
Memory 2GB RAM
Storage 16GB / 32GB ROM
Removable storage None
Battery 1930mAh, 3100mAh (optional)
Data inputs Capacitive touch screen
Display IPS Display 4.3inches @ 1280px x 720px (341 PPI) (Manufactured by Sharp Inc.)
Rear camera 8 Megapixels (backside-illuminated (BSI)), Records 1080p at 30fps and 720p at 90fps
Front camera 2 Megapixels, 1080p at 30fps
Connectivity
Website mi.com/mi2

Xiaomi Mi2 (often referred to as Xiaomi Phone 2, Chinese: 小米手机2),[2] is a high-end, Android smartphone produced by Xiaomi Tech. The device features a quad-core 1.7 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 as its CPU.[3] The device initially sold for ¥1999 in China.

Specifications[edit]

Hardware[edit]

The casing of the Xiaomi Mi2 is mostly made from plastic, with SIM card slots located inside. The microUSB port is located at the bottom of the device with the audio jack located at the top of the device. The power and volume keys were locate on the right side of device. Near the top of the device are a front-facing camera, proximity sensors, and a notification LED[citation needed]. In particular, the proximity sensors are mostly used to detect whether the device is in a pocket or not. The device is widely available in white, green, yellow, blue, red and pink color finishes. The device's display is larger than its predecessor, with a 4.3-inch, 720p IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with a resolution of ~342ppi, and Dragontrail glass.

The model is one of three variations of the device Xiaomi created before creating the Xiaomi Mi3. The device comes with either 16GB or 32GB of internal storage. It contains a 2000mAh battery.

Software[edit]

Further information: MIUI

The Xiaomi Mi2S ships with Android and Xiaomi's MIUI user experience.

Updates[edit]

Updates for the Xiaomi Mi2 is available in three channels: stable, developer and daily. New stable builds are usually available every month with major changes between each update, new developer builds are usually available every week with small but sometimes significant features added between each update and new beta builds are usually available every Wednesdays and usually only contain small fixes and optimizations. Beta builds are only available to some beta testers selected on MIUI's community forums. To update between versions, users usually use an over-the-air updater application.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b http://www.xiaomi.com/mi2
  2. ^ Aloysius Low (2012-08-16). "Xiaomi MI2 quad-core Android smartphone announced". CNET Asia. CBS Interactive. Retrieved 2012-08-24. 
  3. ^ Lai, Richard (2012-08-16). "Xiaomi Phone 2 now official". Engadget. Retrieved 2012-08-16. 

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Preceded by
Xiaomi Mi1S
Xiaomi Mi2
2012
Succeeded by
Xiaomi Mi2A