The Mi 5s isn’t the only top of the line device Xiaomi is currently working on, as it turns out. Alongside the refresh for its normal-sized flagship, it’s also apparently going to finally launch a successor to the Mi Note phablet from 2015 (which is pictured below).

The Mi Note 2 has definitely been a very long time in the making, but it’s said to become available in the next few months, if a new rumor out of China is to be believed.

Furthermore, we should expect not one, not two, but three different hardware versions for the phone. The Standard model will feature a single camera on the back, a Hi-Fi chip, and a ‘regular’ quick charge function.

The High version will unsurprisingly take things up a notch with a dual-camera setup on the back, as well as a ‘super quick charging’ feature – and will keep the Hi-Fi chip.

Finally, the top of the line version will bring with it a curved display reminiscent of Samsung’s edge line (which has in fact been rumored before for the Mi Note 2). This will also have a higher-end Hi-Fi chip and the ‘super quick charging’ too.

Unfortunately the source for all of this information hasn’t gone into any details about what any of these things (« Hi-Fi chip », « super quick charging » for example) actually mean. So right now it’s anyone’s guess.

One thing that is clear is that like the original Mi Note, the Mi Note 2 is going to be a high-end device. And with the curved edge screen it might prove to be an interesting competitor for Samsung’s upcoming Note 7, which will also go the edge route.

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There’s nothing new in this report about specific hardware inside the Mi Note 2, but you should expect to see a 5.7-inch (or so) QHD touchscreen (at least in one of the higher-end variations), Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 820 or 823 at the helm, and up to 6GB of RAM.