Xiaomi H3Y may be the Redmi Note 2, to pack 1080p screen

14 April, 2015

Xiaomi has two event scheduled for April, one tomorrow and one for April 23. The second one is likely for the Xiaomi Mi 4i (aka Ferrari), but the one tomorrow may be for the Xiaomi H3Y – a new Redmi phone.

The basic specs of the H3Y were revealed by @upleaks and include a 1080p screen and a fast MediaTek MT6795 chipset. The new Redmi phone will launch with MIUI 6 based on Android 5.0 Lollipop.

The camera department will feature a 13MP shooter courtesy of Samsung (S5K3M2) and a 5MP selfie camera from OmniVision (OV5670).

These specs sound similar to what's rumored for the Xiaomi Redmi Note 2, except with an upgraded screen and chipset. The expected price is CNY 1,500 ($245/€194).



Reader comments

  • Ash

Guys there was no such announcement on that day (15th April)

  • Umbilical Noose

HD is not an option for a 5.5" screen. FHD is the way to go. Redmi Note 4G had 2GB/16GB, I don't see them going down now.

  • thecalmcritic

Probably gonna be a non issue provided if they stick to FHD or even stay at 720p (this is still a Redmi don't forget) and code that MIUI 6 properly. I'd be more concerned if 8GB storage is still the acceptable minimum or how much will the batt capaci...

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