After unveiling the Bamboo Edition and Pink Edition of Mi Note phone, Xiaomi has now launched another variant of the handset dubbed the Xiaomi Mi Note Black Edition. The Black Edition, as the name implies is colored black. The latest edition packs the same specifications and features as its elder siblings with only difference in its color. The Mi Note phone was initially announced in January in alongside Mi Note Pro phone, after which Bamboo Edition with natural bamboo back panel and Pink Edition were launched. Interestingly, Xiaomi is offering the Black Edition of the handset bundled with a free music album of Chinese famous singer Jason Zhang.
As for specifications, the Black Edition is powered by a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor clocked at 2.5 GHz paired with Adreno 330 GPU and 3 GB of RAM. The handset features a 5.7 inch JDI full-HD display with 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution and 386 ppi pixel density. Onboard is a 13 mega pixel primary camera with OIS, Sony CMOS sensor and Philips two-tone flash and six-element lens while there is also a 4 mega pixel front shooter with 2-micron pixles. The handset is backed up by a 3000 mAh battery.
Features and Specifications of Xiaomi Mi Note Black Edition
- Processor: 2.5 GHz Quad-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor
- GPU: Adreno 330
- RAM: 3 GB
- Operating System: Android KitKat 4.4.4 KitKat with MIUI.
- Display: 5.7 inch JDI full-HD (1080 x 1920 pixels, 386 ppi)
- ROM: 16 GB
- Rear Camera: 13 MP with Sony CMOS sensor, Philips two-tone flash and six-element lens, OIS
- Front Camera: 4 MP with 2-micron pixels
- Battery: 3000 mAh
Notably, at the time of launch the 16 GB variant of original Xiaomi Mi Note was priced at CNY 2,299 (Rs. 23,000 approximately) while the 64 GB variant was priced at CNY 2,799 (Rs. 28,000 approximately). The Xiaomi Mi Note (Pink Edition) carries a price tag of CNY 2,499 (around Rs. 25,000) while the Bamboo Edition retails at CNY 2,299 (approximately Rs. 23,000).
Price and Availability
The Xiaomi Mi Note Black Edition is priced at CNY 2499 which translates it approximately to Rs. 25,000. It will be up for grabs in limited numbers (30,000 units) through first flash sale in China on April 21. There is no word on availability of the handset outside China.