Xiaomi Redmi 2 was launched in August, 2015. This is the advanced version of Redmi 1 and it would cost you more 1000 rupees than redmi 1, not more than that. Xiaomi Redmi 2 is available on e-commerce sites as well as you can purchase it from your nearby retailers.
Xiaomi Redmi 2 packs 4.7 inch IPS LCD display with the resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels. The display supports multi touch and for screen protection it gives corning Gorilla glass 2.
At processing front, the phone works on Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410, Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53 processor and Adreno 306 GPU (Graphical Processing Unit). The handset is working on Android version 4.4.4 KitKat operating system.
The handset comes in two variants: 8 GB internal memory with 1 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal memory with 2 GB of RAM. The device serves you external memory up to 32 GB through microSD card slot. You can choose it as per your requirements.
Sensor on the phone includes Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, and compass sensor. Communication features includes Wi-Fi b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 with A2DP, LE, A-GPS and FM radio and microUSB v 2.0. The rear camera of an 8-megapixel sensor but the front one gets an upgrade to 2 megapixels from 1.6 compare to redmi 1. Rear camera features 1.4 µm pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, and HDR.
The battery has received a good jump from 2,000 mAh to 2,200 mAh. Xiaomi redmi 1 supports 2000 mAh battery and this handset supports 2200 mAh battery. The battery is removable which comes in handset’s limelight feature. Phone battery supports quick charging feature as i charges the phone 30% in just 30 minutes.
Call quality is superior, and all calls are recorded by default. You could get option to turn it off from the settings option. I guess it should not be by default, they should have put one pop-up option to take permission from users for call recording. Maybe many people would not aware with such built-in feature.
Camera quality is almost consistently incredible. The camera app offers a Manual mode which includes controls for ISO and white balance. Video recorded with the rear camera is also very decent. But there were still some issues such as it took a while to autofocus, and then it starts immediately and automatically. Even colors are also not accurate of captured image.
The handset supports some features such as document viewer, ohoto/video editor, MP3/WAV player HTML5 browser and MP4/H.264 player.
Dimension of the handset is 134 x 67.2 x 9.4 mm and weights 133 grams. Xiaomi Redmi 2 supports 4G based Dual SIM, and both sim shold be micro SIM. The device is available in Black, White, Yellow, Pink, Green colors. If you are looking for the handset with lower cost and more features than i would like to suggest you to grab this beautifully made smartphone and it would cost you just $155.53.
Want to buy :Redmi 2