Xiaomi Mi Note 2 release date, specs, news: Phablet expected to arrive without bezels on Oct. 25

(Reuters/Jason Lee)Xiaomi's founder and CEO, Lei Jun, presents Xiaomi Mi 5 at its launch ceremony, in Beijing, China, on Feb. 24, 2016.

Recently, a new set of leaked photos suggests that the upcoming Xiaomi Mi Note 2 phablet comes without bezels on its top and bottom edge and it will be launched on Oct. 25 in China.

The launch date of Xiaomi Mi Note 2 was revealed via the Chinese social media site Weibo by the events official spokesperson and Hong Kong actor, Tony Leung, according to Gizmo China.

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There were earlier leaked photos that surfaced suggesting a curved-edge display for the Xiaomi Note 2. But what makes it different from other smartphones with the same display feature is that Xiaomi possibly ditched the front bezels completely as seen in newer leaked photos making rounds on Weibo.

Aside from the no-bezel display, it has also been reported that Xiaomi Mi Note 2's curved-edge display is built with organic light-emitting diode (OLED) screens manufactured by the South Korean electronics manufacturer LG. The display is expected to measure 5.7 inches equipped with quad high-definition (QHD) resolution.

Xiaomi Mi Note is speculated to be launched with a couple of variants. There might be a standard variant prepacked with 4 GB random access memory (RAM) paired with 64 GB internal memory while a more superior variant is expected to be introduced with 6 GB RAM and 128 GB. A 256 GB variant is also speculated.

Just like the recently launched Mi 5s and Mi 5s Plus, Mi Note 2 is expected to be powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 with 64-bit quad-core processor. The exciting new structure of display is expected to perform great with and Adreno 530 graphics processing unit (GPU).

More about its hardware, it is expected to run longer with a 4,000-milliampere hour (mAh) battery component. It does not fall short as well on its sensors with a 13-megapixel (MP) rear camera paired with a 4 MP shutter at the front side.

Expected to be unveiled in China at the mentioned date, it is also speculated to cost around 4,000 Yuan or $600.

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