Xiaomi got a lot of success in India with Redmi 1S. Now Xiaomi’s 4G smartphone Redmi 2 is available online at price Rs 6,999. It will definitely compete with other low budget 4G smartphones. Redmi 2 has better camera features than Redmi 1S. Other features too provided in Redmi 2 have been improved as compared with Xiaomi Redmi 1S. If you have been waiting for a low budget Android smartphone, then definitely you should go through all the features of Redmi 2 by reading this post. In this post you’ll be also able to know quick review, comparison with Moto E 2nd Gen and availability details regarding Redmi 2 smartphone.
Xiaomi Redmi 2 works on Android 4.4 KitKat having MIUI 6 on the top. Xiaomi may definitely try to provide the Android 5.0 (Lollipop) update as soon as possible.
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Xiaomi Redmi 2 comes with 4.7 inch IPS HD display screen having a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. The display screen is protected with AGC Dragontrail Glass protection.
Processor, RAM and Memory
This Xiaomi smartphone is powered with 1.2GHz 64 Bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 Cortex-A53 Quad Core processor. Redmi 2 comes with Adreno 306 GPU which will allow you to get good experience while playing games on this smartphone. Xiaomi Redmi 2 has been provided with 1GB RAM. It comes with internal memory of 8GB (user memory 5.75GB) and you’ll be able to get external memory up to 32GB with Xiaomi Redmi 2.
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Redmi 2 comes with rear facing camera of 8 megapixel having LED flash and BSI sensor. The rear facing camera features are fish-eye, Panorama, Full HD recording, infrared protection sensor for taking quality images in low light.
The front facing camera provided in Redmi 2 is a 2 megapixel camera. This 2 megapixel will definitely be useful for video calling and also for taking selfies.
In comparison to Moto E 2nd Gen, Xiaomi’s Redmi 2 clearly has better camera features. This could be one of the reasons which may make you prefer Xiaomi Redmi 2 over Moto E (2nd Gen).
Connectivity and Battery
Redmi 2 is a Dual SIM smartphone. One of the amazing things about Redmi 2 is that both the SIM slots support 4G connectivity. The other connectivity features which you’ll be able to get with Xiaomi Redmi 2 are Bluetooth, USB, GPS, Wi-Fi.
Moto E 2nd Gen’s 4G variant is not available online yet and it may be priced Rs 2,000 more than Xiaomi Redmi 2.
Xiaomi Redmi 2 comes with a 2200 mAh battery supporting Quick Charge 1.0. You’ll be able to charge Redmi 2 much faster than Redmi 1S which is definitely one of the pros.
Xiaomi Redmi 2 Quick Review
Everything about Redmi 2 seems to be good and I didn’t find any cons as per the price. The display screen could have been 5 inch or 5.5 inch one as many people nowadays like smartphones with the large screen display screen. You may get satisfied with the battery life as the 2200 mAh battery may charge faster as it supports Quick Charge 1.0. Xiaomi Redmi 2’s success may make Xiaomi launch Redmi 3 as soon as possible.
Redmi 2 can be purchased online through flash sales only. The first flash sales of Redmi 2 is on 24th March, 2015.
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Xiaomi Redmi 2 and Motorola’s new smartphone Moto E 2nd Gen both are the latest Android smartphones and that’s why you may definitely decide to buy one from both of them. It is going to be a tough decision to make, but I hope that my posts would have given you a good idea about both the smartphones.
At a price of Rs 6,999, Xiaomi Redmi 2 is definitely going to be a good low-budget 4G Android smartphone for many people. It’ll be interesting to see whether Redmi 2 will get more demand in comparison to what Redmi 1S had got. If Xiaomi Redmi 2 will get lot of success in India, then Xiaomi may definitely decide to soon come up with more low-budget 4G smartphones in India. Will you buy Redmi 2 online? Do you think that Xiaomi Redmi 2 is much better than Redmi 1S?