Xiaomi Redmi 2S will come to India Before Mi Note: Hugo Barra

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Beijing-based smartphone maker Xiaomi launched their one of the most-awaited handsets in India -- Xiaomi Mi4. Like the Mi4, the company's entire smartphone line up is running earlier version of Android mobile OS, though the company will start seeding the latest version of the firm's proprietary user interface (MIUI 6) this week for the Mi3.

You might find it hard to imagine that not a single Xiaomi-made device has been updated to Android 5.0 Lollipop. But there's some good news. With the Chinese tech giant having yesterday let slip details for bringing the 64GB version of the Mi4 in India by March this year, Xiaomi also revealed to us that Android 5.0 Lollipop update for its entire line up is on the cards.

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Xiaomi Redmi 2S will come to India Before Mi Note: Hugo Barra

 

Hugo Barra, former top-notch Google executive and current Xiaomi global VP, has confirmed to GizBot that Android 5.0 Lollipop update is coming to Xiaomi devices soon. He, however, failed to offer more details on how Xiaomi planned to seed Lollipop update, and which device would get it first.However, he did inform that first the update will come to MI devices and then the Redmi line-up.

Xiaomi Redmi 2S and Mi Note: India Release

Discussing the company's future plans, Hugo Barra apparently teased the upcoming announcements planned for the Indian market. Asked when would you launch the Redmi 2S, the successor to the Redmi 1S, in India, Barra clarified that the Redmi 2S will get launched in the country before the Mi Note and that should be next quarter.

Furthermore, the much publicised Mi Note smarphone is also headed to India during the same time frame. Although the exact release date and price remains mystery, at least, for the time being.

Stay tuned to GizBot for more updates!

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