Xiaomi Redmi 2 which is now available at best price of Rs 5,999 has got a new competitor. Infocus M2 4G smartphone is the new competitor as it is priced at Rs 5,499 only and provided with very good camera features. May be Infocus has adopted a marketing strategy to compete with other companies by launching M2 below than Rs 6,000. It will be interesting to see that whether people will go for Xiaomi Redmi 2 which is already very popular or the new Infocus M2 4G. This comparison of Infocus M2 4G and Xiaomi Redmi 2 shall give you good idea that which Android smartphone is best within Rs 6,000.
Both are Dual SIM smartphones and come out of the box with Android 4.4 operating system. You may be soon able to get Android 5.0 (Lollipop) update with Redmi 2, but for getting it with Infocus M2 4G you may have to wait as still it is not known that whether Infocus M2 4G will get Lollipop update.
Infocus M2 4G
Screen Size Difference
Infocus M2 4G comes with 4.2 inch display having resolution of 1280 x 768 pixels, while Xiaomi Redmi 2 has got larger 4.7 inch display having resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. The display screen of Redmi 2 is protected with AGC Dragontrail Glass, while no Glass protection is provided to display of Infocus M2 4G. People who want larger display may definitely prefer Xiaomi Redmi 2 over Infocus M2 4G.
Processor, RAM and Storage
New Infocus M2 4G comes with 1.2GHz Quad Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor, while Xiaomi Redmi 2 has got a better processor which is 1.2GHz 64 Bit Quad Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor. Performance wise, most of the Redmi 2 users are happy that they were able to purchase a powerful smartphone at an affordable price.
Both smartphones come with 1GB RAM and internal memory of 8GB. One difference is that one can get external memory up to 32GB only with Redmi 2, while up to 64GB with Xiaomi Redmi 2 smartphone.
Xiaomi Redmi 2
Camera Features Comparison
Xiaomi Redmi 2’s rear facing camera is a good one as it is a 8 megapixel auto-focus camera having LED flash and it is equipped with BSI sensor. Infocus M2 4G comes with rear camera which is also of 8MP with LED flash.
One of the pros of Infocus M2 4G is its 8 megapixel front camera provided with LED fill light, while Redmi 2 is provided with front camera of 2 megapixel only. It will be interesting to see that how many people will buy Infocus M2 4G mainly because of a good front camera. It may become one of the low budget smartphones for people who love to take selfies.
Connectivity and Battery
There is no 4G connectivity available with Redmi 2, while it is available with Infocus M2 4G. With both the smartphones, one gets connectivity options which are 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and GPS.
Infocus M2 4G comes with 2010 mAh battery, while Redmi’s battery is a powerful one as it is a 2200 mAh battery with Quick Charge feature.
The first flash sales of Infocus M2 4G smartphone is going to be on 24th July. You’ll be able to buy it only if you’ll register for it. Xiaomi Redmi 2 smartphone can be purchased immediately at reduced price Rs 5,999.
Infocus seems to have plans to get popular among those who have mid budget and low budget. At the price of Rs 5,499, M2 4G is definitely a good smartphone, but it may need to launch a low budget smartphone with at least 5 inch display screen. Xiaomi may be having plans to launch Xiaomi Redmi 3 with larger screen size and better camera features as people like to buy Android smartphones under Rs 8,000. Do you think Infocus M2 4G will be able to compete with Xiaomi Redmi 2 4G and other low budget smartphones?