Xiaomi Redmi Note 2
Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 available on 62% discount on GearBest  Xiaomi

GearBest is offering a massive discount on Xiaomi's Redmi Note 2 during Black Friday sales. The e-tailer has further claimed that the device would be shipped for free to buyers.

The Redmi Note 2 has been listed on GearBest for $167.11 (£110). The handset was originally priced at $445.52. The e-tailer will ship the device for free in countries such as the UK, US and India.

The handset is not available for purchase officially in the UK, US and Australia, as the China-based company offers select smartphones for sale outside China and India. The latest discount on the Redmi Note 2 will be available until 25 November. The offer is applicable to the 32GB internal storage variant only, which is available in black and white outer-colour editions. The device would reach customers between 4 to 10 business days.

The smartphones are unlocked variants and their connectivity performance will vary depending on geographies. Potential buyers can check for the country-wise network compatibility list here.

Key technical specs of Xiaomi Redmi Note 2

  • 5.5in IPS display
  • Android 5.1 (Lollipop), with MIUI 7on top
  • 2.0GHz octa-core Cortex-A53 and 2.2GHz octa-core Cortex-A53 CPUs within a MediaTek MT6795 SoC
  • 13MP rear camera
  • 5MP front camera
  • 2GB RAM
  • 16/32GB variants based on processor
  • LTE, HSPA, GSM, Bluetooth 4.1, Wi-Fi and microUSB connectivity
  • 3,060 mAh Lithium-Polymer battery claimed to offer a talktime of up to 11.30 hours on 3G.