Xiaomi Phone 2 pre-production units coming to 600 lucky buyers 61 by Andrew Grush on September 11, 2012 8:21 pm 1 While we’ve known about the next-generation Xiaomi for a while now, we recently learned that the phone would launch in the second-half of October for the Chinese market. Don’t want to wait that long? If you are part of the 1,200 expert members from the Xiaomi and MIUI online communities, you don’t have to. Those on the list will be able to snag a Xiamo Phone 2 at 10 p.m. ET on the 21st of September.