Lei Jun, Xiaomi founder and CEO
Lei Jun, Xiaomi founder and CEO, speaks at a launch ceremony for the Xiaomi Phone 4 in Beijing in 2014. Reuters/Jason Lee

Since the CEO of Xiaomi released a metal-clad image of the Redmi Note 2 Pro, rumours are rife the handset will be showcased on Nov. 24. Speculation also indicates the Xiaomi Mi Pad 2 or the Xiaomi Mi 5 flagship handset will be announced at next week’s launch event.

In China, tech products can be made available to the general users public only when they receive China Compulsory Certification (aka 3C). Times News reported that three Xiaomi devices have received a 3C listing. The Xiaomi device with model number 2015055 seems to be the Redmi Note 2 Pro expected to be announced next week.

The other two model numbers, 2015815 and 2015811, are said to be two variations of a single product. Hence, there are doubts the other product is either the Xiaomi Mi Pad 2 tablet or the Xiaomi Mi 5 that were both spotted on the GeekBench benchmarks database. The publication, however, claimed the Xiaomi Mi 5 also received 3C certification.

TENNA, the Chinese certification body, has revealed the Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 Pro will arrive with a 5.5-inch display and with full HD resolution support, according to NDTV. It will be powered by MediaTek Helio X10 and 2 GB of RAM. Other specs include 16 GB native storage, a 13 MP rear camera, a 5 MP front-facing camera, a fingerprint sensor and a 3,060 mAh battery.

The detailed specs of Xiaomi Mi Pad 2 are unavailable. GeekBench. However, has revealed features like a 7.9-inch screen, an Intel Atom X5-Z8500 processor that runs at 2.24 GH, 2 GB of RAM and the Android 5.1 Lollipop operating system.

The Xiaomi Mi 5 will feature specs like a 5.2-inch Quad HD screen, Snapdragon 820 SoC, 3 GB of RAM, multiple storage options of 16 GB and 64 GB, a 16 MP and 5 MP rear and front-facing cameras, a USB Type-C port, a fingerprint sensor and a 3,030 mAh battery. Xiaomi Mi 5 rumours also indicate the manufacturer will hold a separate launch event on Dec. 3 to unleash it.

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