Xiaomi might not be a popular smartphone manufacturer in the international market but over at China the company has quite a following. They are well known for their excellent devices that are budget friendly prices. One of their upcoming devices, known as the Xiaomi Red Rice, is 4.7 inch smartphone said to be released in the market this coming October at only $130.
Rumors of the Xiaomi Red Rice was first spread last month but died down when the Xiaomi M2s and M2a were launched which people believed to be the Red Rice. New photos leaked over the Internet shows that the Red rice has not been released yet and that the company is still working on it.
- Dual-core processor running at 1.2 GHz, claimed to be a Leadercore LC1810
- 4.7 inch 720p display (1280×720 pixels)
- 1GB RAM
- 8GB internal storage (no word whether it will support microSD)
- 8 megapixel main camera
- 2 megapixel front camera
- 2,000 mAh battery
- MIUI v5
Priced at only $130 this device will definitely become an instant hit among people looking for budget smartphones. It’s going to be one of the cheapest 4.7 inch devices out in the market soon.
The rumored October release date will also coincide with the company’s launch of the Xiaomi M3.
There’s still no information on whether this model will make its way to the United States however the company is planning to release it in Taiwan and Hong Kong aside from China.