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{Disarmed} This is how the Xiaomi Redmi Note has changed, the best-selling mobile family

This is how the Xiaomi Redmi Note has changed, the best-selling mobile family

Just a few days ago the new Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 were presented globally. There are already 11 generations of one of the sagas that has conquered many of the users who wanted very complete mobiles at a low price.

On this occasion we will make a compilation of how this family of devices has advanced over the years and what was special about them, beyond their price, which has also been increasing over time, despite not It was always like this.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 1, the beginning of success

Xiaomi Redmi Note 1

Indeed, it corresponds to the original Xiaomi Redmi Note . It was released for sale on March 19, 2014. It was a phablet (now obsolete term referring to devices larger than 5 inches).

It featured a 720p resolution display, a Mediatek processor , and two configurations were available with 1 or 2 GB of RAM . MIUI was already running on Android version 4.3 JellyBean . The main camera was 13 megapixels and the front camera was 5 megapixels.

It was marketed only in China at less than 150 euros to change.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 2

Redmi Note 2

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 was presented in the month of August 2015 . It was a 5.5-inch device with an IPS screen . Inside it housed a Mediatek Helio X10 processor accompanied by 2 GB of RAM and 16 or 32 GB of internal storage.

It featured MIUI 7 based on Android 5.0 Lollipop . The cameras were of the same resolution as its previous version and the battery was 3,060 mAh .

Xiaomi Redmi Note 3, the jump to FHD

Redmi Note 3

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 was the first in the Note range to make the leap to FHD , always maintaining 5.5 inches, which was one of the essences of the saga in its beginnings. It was released in November 2015 .

It had a Qualcomm Snapdragon 650, and came to mount a version with 3 GB of RAM and even 32 GB of internal storage . The rear camera was 16 megapixels.

Inside it housed MIUI 8 on Android 6 Marshmallow . The battery grew to 4,000 mAh .

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 was one of the most popular models beyond China. It was put up for sale on August 26, 2016 at a price that started from 129 euros at the exchange rate.

It weighed only 175 grams and was still mounting a 5.5-inch screen in FHD resolution. This time it had a Mediatek Helio X20 with versions of up to 3 GB and 64 GB of storage.

The sensors were again 13 and 5 megapixels. It had 4,100 mAh and went on sale with MIUI 8.

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Xiaomi Redmi Note 5, the first model officially sold in Spain

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 could be seen in Europe for the first time at the MWC in Barcelona in 2018 . In fact, it did not come alone, but Xiaomi was also betting on other Pro variants.

It corresponded to a 5.99-inch device. It had the Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 accompanied by 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal storage expandable via MicroSD up to 128 GB.

It featured a 12-megapixel primary sensor and a 5-megapixel secondary . The selfie was 13 megapixels. It was running MIUI 9.5 based on Android 8.1 Nougat.

It weighed 181 grams, had an FM radio and a 4,000 mAh battery. It cost approximately 180 euros.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 6

Redmi Note 6 Pro

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 or 6 Pro , which was the most popular model, had a 6.26-inch screen with FHD+ resolution . It came out at the end of 2018.

Inside it houses the Snapdragon 636 accompanied by 3 or 4 GB of RAM and 32 or 64 GB of memory . The curious thing about this model is that it integrated a double rear camera of 12 megapixels and a secondary of 5 and a front of 20 megapixels and 2 megapixels. The battery was 4,000 mAh. It had MIUI 9 based on Android 8.1. Its price was 185 euros to change.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 7, the jump to 48 megapixels

Redmi Note 7

The Redmi Note 7 was another of the most popular models in Spain. It had a 6.3-inch FHD+ screen . Inside it had a Snapdragon 660 accompanied by 3 or 4 GB of RAM and 32 or 64 GB of storage.

This device had a 48 megapixel camera and a secondary 5 megapixel camera . The front camera is 13 megapixels. It integrated MIUI 10 based on Android 9.0 Pie . It went on sale from 179 euros.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 and 8 Pro, pioneers in fast charging

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8

It seems that for Xiaomi to launch only one Redmi Note 8 it was scarce, so the company decided to launch two models in this generation of 2019.

The standard version had a 6.3-inch screen, while the Pro version grew to 6.53 inches. The processors were the Snapdragon 665 and the Helio G90T . The RAM started at 4 and 6 GB in each case, however the storage started at 64 GB in both cases.

The Pro version equipped a 64 megapixel sensor. They had a fingerprint sensor on the back and a battery of 4,000 and 4,500 Mah respectively . Fast charging was at 18W.

The price of the standard version was approximately 150 euros , while its older brother started from 209 euros .

Let us remember that Xiaomi even launched a Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 2021 .

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9, a range that left its mark

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9

The generation of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 sold very well, in fact, when these lines are written there are still many devices of this generation swarming around.

They were launched in May 2020 and beyond their 6.53-inch screen, what was most striking about these terminals was the integration of four sensors on the back of the device.

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It had the Helio G85 as a processor and they released the 5,020 mAh, making its battery even more remarkable than the rest of the models. They had MIUI 11 based on Android 10 . His weight was 199 grams. They went on sale from 199 euros in its base version.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 10

Xiaomi Redmi Note 10

Xiaomi since the Redmi Note 8 seems to have decided to launch more than one device in each generation . In the case of the Redmi Note 10, it launched 3 different models and in the current generation it presented up to 4 different models.

This generation was identified by integrating AMOLED screens , maintaining 5,000 mAh , still equipping more efficient processors so that autonomy was not a problem and mounting MIUI 12 under android 11 .

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The three models made it possible for everyone to buy the model that best suited them at all times. They came out at a price that started from 160 euros in March 2021.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 11

Xiaomi Redmi Note 11

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 are the company's latest devices. In this case, Xiaomi presented four different versions . They were released on January 26, 2022 globally, but on December 28, 2021 in China.

It corresponds to a generation that gives a twist to the design and that implements a considerable improvement on the screen . In addition, since there are different versions, it is a device that is practically made to order for different users.

They release MIUI 13 , although under Android 11, and as we can see, they continue to maintain that essence of very complete mobiles with autonomy that does not fall below 5,000 mAh.

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