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This Chinese phone threatens to beat the iPhone!

Last updated on: August 17, 2012 13:10 IST

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A Chinese company has launched a smartphone called Xiaomi Phone 2 which is set to challenge the Apple iPhone.

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Image: Xiaomi Phone 2.
Photographs: Courtesy, Xiaomi Technology.

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The phone, a successor to Xiaomi Technology's popular MiOne smartphone has top-end specifications exceeding those of the iPhone 4S - at around half the price ($310.)

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Image: Lei Jun, founder and CEO of China's mobile company Xiaomi, speaks at a launch ceremony of Xiaomi Phone 2 in Beijing.
Photographs: Jason Lee/Reuters.

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Xiaomi Technology founded by Lei Jun in 2010 has unveiled a low cost smartphone in September 2011.

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Image: A user of Xiaomi uses his mobile phone to take a photo at a launch ceremony of Xiaomi Phone 2 in Beijing.
Photographs: Jason Lee/Reuters.

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The company also developed MIUI, a custom firmware for mobile phones, which based on Android.

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Image: Lei Jun, founder and CEO of China's mobile company Xiaomi, pauses in front of his company's logo at a launch ceremony of Xiaomi Phone 2 in Beijing.
Photographs: Jason Lee/Reuters.
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The phone will have a a 4.3 inch 720p IPS display and a quad core Qualcomm processor. It will be powered by an APQ8064, a quad core 28 nm SoC solution at 1.5 GHz.

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Image: Lei Jun, founder and CEO of China's mobile company Xiaomi, speaks at a launch ceremony of Xiaomi Phone 2 in Beijing.
Photographs: Jason Lee/Reuters.
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The 4.3 inch display will have a pixel density of 342 PPI. An 8 megapixel camera with backside illuminated sensor sits at the back and a two megapixel shooter is present at the front.

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Image: Xiaomi Phone 2.

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Lei Jun, founder and CEO of China's mobile company Xiaomi, presents the new Xiaomi Phone 2 at its launch ceremony in Beijing.


Photographs: Jason Lee/Reuters.

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