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Xiaomi Mi Note 2

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Xiaomi Mi Note 2 review: specs and price

Xiaomi Mi Note 2
Xiaomi Mi Note 2
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Why is Xiaomi Mi Note 2 better than the average?

  • Battery power
    4070mAhvs2666.26mAh
  • CPU speed
    2 x 2.4GHz & 2 x 1.6GHzvs6.4GHz
  • Pixel density
    386ppivs323.85ppi
  • Screen size
    5.7"vs5.08"
  • RAM
    6GBvs2.23GB
  • Megapixels
    22.5MPvs11.71MP
  • Resolution
    1080 x 1920pxvs1171300.53px
  • Front camera megapixels
    8MPvs5.41MP

Top specs and features

Design

1.thickness

7.6mm

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

2.weight

166g

Best

Palm Phone

62.5g

3.width

77.3mm

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

4.height

156.2mm

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

5.volume

91.76cm³

Best

Palm Phone

36.17cm³

Display

1.resolution

1080 x 1920px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

2.pixel density

386ppi

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

3.screen size

5.7"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

7.2"

4.every pixel has three subpixels
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The device has a display with three full subpixels per pixel, resulting in a sharp and crisp picture. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.

For example

Vivo Z1 Lite

5.Has an AMOLED display
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AMOLED displays, also known as active matrix OLED displays, offer higher refresh rates and consume less power than other types of displays.

6.has an IPS screen
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IPS (In-Plane Switching) is a technology used for LCDs. It was designed to overcome the main limitations of normal TFTs TN-matrices: relatively slow response times, small viewing angles and low quality color reproduction.

For example

Vivo Z1 Lite

Performance

1.Has integrated LTE
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The system on a chip (SoC) has an integrated LTE cellular chip. LTE is capable of downloading at faster speeds than older, 3G technology.

2.GPU clock speed

650MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro)

The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.

Best

Infinix Zero 5 Pro

1000MHz

3.RAM speed

1866MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro)

It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.

Best

Umidigi One Max

3200MHz

4.DirectX version

11.1 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro)

DirectX is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.

Best

Asus Zenfone Max M2 (32GB / 3GB RAM)

12

5.Has integrated graphics
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With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.

6.CPU threads

4 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro)

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

Best

Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro 16GB

8

Cameras

1.megapixels

22.5MP

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

40 & 20 & 8MP

2.video recording (main camera)

2160 x 30fps

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.

Best

Crosscall Trekker-X4

1080 x 120fps

3.front camera megapixels

8MP

Best

Wiko View2 Pro

16 & 16MP

4.widest aperture

f/2

With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.

Best

Vivo NEX 2

1.3 & 1.8 & 1.8f

5.Has phase detection autofocus for photos
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A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.

6.has a front camera
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A front camera, also called secondary camera, can be used for video chats/selfies.

Audio

1.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

2.number of microphones

2

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Motorola Moto Z3

4

3.has a radio
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It works as an FM radio with included headsets

Battery

1.battery power

4070mAh

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

2.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

3.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Features

1.Is a multi-user system
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2.Has offline voice recognition
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Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.

3.Supports Java
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4.Allows app installs on the device's external storage
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5.Is free and open source
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Anyone is free to use, copy, study, and change the software in any way, and the source code is openly shared so that people are encouraged to voluntarily improve the design of the software.

6.Has sharing intents
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If an app has sharing capabilities and the developers have indicated it, the app will automatically appear in your list of sharing options. Some OS’s limit direct sharing options to a select few apps, which means you have to open apps separately in order to upload the files you want to share.

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