Xiaomi Redmi 2: The Successor to Redmi 1 Announced

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The recent inductee in the Indian telecom market and the Chinese gadget giant, Xiaomi has been making a few appearances since last year. And here comes yet another news of Xiaomi Redmi 2 launch in India, the successor to previous Xiaomi Redmi 1s. For further details, mentioned below are the Xiaomi REDMI 2 specifications.


Hardware Configuration and Memory

Xiaomi REDMI 2 is a 4G LTE enabled device powered by a Snapdragon 410, 1.2 GHz quad core Cortex A53 processor and has 1 GB/2 GB RAM for 8 GB/16 GB variants, enabling superfast performance as compared to any of its rivals. As for graphics, a dedicated Adreno 306 GPU takes it to a new high. A great display output, with an efficient visibility in the daylight makes it a tough rival. REDMI 2 is available with 8 GB/16 GB internal storage and supports micro SD card upto 32 GB.


A battery of 2200 mAh serves the power requirements of the device which can provide enough hours of power juice.

Camera and Display

Moving on to the camera, an 8-megapixel primary camera with touch focus proves to be a great shot companion. Daylight images are crisp and have very fine details to the depth of the images. The primary camera captures 1080p videos at 38 fps. In a selfie inspired environment, a 2-megapixel front-facing camera is a decent front camera in this segment for video calling and selfies. The front camera is capable of 720p HD video capturing.


A 4.7 inch LCD IPS display with multipoint capacitive touchscreen is a sight to sore eyes. The display has a resolution of 312 ppi and provides a great visibility in all kinds of ambient light. With the Corning Gorilla Glass 2, the screen is guarded well against scratches and damage.

Software and Other Features

The REDMI 2 is juiced up with the formerly latest Android platform, Kitkat v4.4.4. This is nonetheless great specification of the device. The device is also Wifi enabled along with Bluetooth v4.0 and A-GPS and GLONAS. Accelerometer, pyrometer, compass and gyroscopic sensors add up to the pros of Redmi 2. The user interface is powered by Xiaomi’svery own MIUI 6.0, which makes the interface pretty customizable and interactive.

Xiaomi Redmi 2 review

Key Highlights

  • LTE support
  • MIUI 6 interface
  • 2 GB RAM
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 2


REDMI 2 price in India is expected to be INR 7000. REDMI 2 is a more-than-its-value kind of a device. No serious concerns of flaw were observed during the phone research. Almost every aspect is close to perfect, so have no second thoughts to give it a shot.

Mudit SharmaMudit Sharma
A tech expert with zeal to shoot a third-eye vision at tech updates and electronic gadgets.

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9 years ago

great handset but it has very costly


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