Following the release of Redmi 2 Prime, the Chinese tech giant Xiaomi has launched its second smartphone, dubbed as Redmi Note Prime, which is a made-in-India handset.

The new Redmi Note Prime is packed with a Snapdragon 410 SoC with quad-core 1.2GHz CPU that boasts a 5.5-inch display. The display of the device come with 720x1280 pixel resolution with IPS feature.

Redmi Note Prime is powered by 2GB RAM and the device is backed by 3, 100mAh battery. The device comes with an inbuilt memory of 16GB with an expandable memory slot. The device sports a 13MP rear camera and a 5MP primary camera.

According to GSM Arena, Redmi Note Prime supports dual SIM feature and runs on Android 4.4 KitKat layered by MIUI 7. The handset weighs 185g and measures 154x78.7x9.4mm.

"With the launch of Redmi Note Prime, we are glad to provide our Mi Fans an opportunity to upgrade to an, even more, powerful smartphone with an expanded memory and dual-SIM capabilities," Manu Jain, Xiaomi India’s Head said.

"The 3100mAh high-capacity battery, coupled with MIUI optimizations, has enabled Redmi Note Prime to achieve the most impressive battery performance yet. Local manufacturing shows Xiaomi's commitment to being a part of the fabric of India and we are truly excited to roll out our second 'Made in India' offering for our Mi fans," Jain added.

Currently, Amazon India is conducting exclusive sales of the handset, priced at INR 8,499 (around $125). Amazon India stated that the sales of the new device kicked off on Wednesday (Dec. 16) in India.

Customers can log on to the Xiaomi’s official website, to place an order.

Last week, rumours were making rounds that Xiaomi may launch the Mi 5 in early 2016. The latest leak even suggests that the handset will support an oval shaped home button and bezel-less display, along with fingerprint scanner underneath the home button.

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