Xiaomi Mi Note Tear down Review

Xiaomi Mi Note uses curved glass to give it graceful edges, its actually has glass fronts on both sides, use a guitar picks pry up the back cover.

The back cover is use 3D curved glass, its fixed by snaps

The Mi Note support dual cards dual standby

remove all the screws securing the metal shield

once the metal shield was removed, we can see the motherboard

remove the screws securing the sound chamber module, The Mi Note use of the Smart PA technology, making sounds and sound quality are better than other phones

now pull the double-sided adhesive tape, we can remove the battery

Xiaomi Mi Note come with a 4.4v, 2900mah li-polyer battery, battery cells come from LG

the battery caddy is made of magnesium alloy

the board is integrated a microUSB port, microphone, virtual keys light and a vibrator

microphone and virtual keys light

all chips was covered by metal shield

On the front panel, we found a small device – light refracting prism

the rear camera and front camera

OIS Optical Image Stabilizer lens thickness of 5.08mm, it is the thinnest, and with two ISP chips

remove all the metal shield on the motherboard

ESS ES9018K2M 32-bit Stereo Mobile Audio DAC and TI OPA1612 Operational Amplifier, This set of audio chips is currently the most high-end chips in smartphones

Samsung 3GB RAM + 2.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor

Qualcomm PM8941 Power management chip

Qualcomm PM8841 Power management chip

dual SIM Card slots, support microSIM card and nanoSIM card

Toshiba 16GB ROM

Qualcomm WCD9320 Audio decoder chip

Qualcomm QFE1100 Envelope Tracking Chip

Qualcomm WTR1625L RF Transceiver, support GPS and China Beidou Navigation Satellite System

AVAGO ACP7600 RF power amplifier

Skyworks 85709-11 5GHZ wifi chip

Qualcomm WCN3680 bluetooth 4.0 chip



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