Xiaomi Launches Redmi 2 At $112 For India

By 04:24 Sat, 24 Jul 2021 Comments

After teasing with a contest, Xiaomi has formally announced the recent Redmi 2 smartphone in India. The Redmi 2 features two 4G SIMs supporting dual-SIM configuration. For India, it supports both 4G LTE network with Band 3 and Band 40 on both the SIM slots. The 8 Giga Bytes (GB) Redmi 2 model is priced at INR 6,999 ($112) while the limited edition 16 Giga Bytes (GB) model with 2 Giga Bytes (GB) Random-Access Memory (RAM) is expected to be released later.

Registrations for the Redmi 2 will open today on Flipkart and sale will commence on March 24.

Featuring a 4.7-inch HD display protected by AGC Dragontrail Glass, Xiaomi has powered the Redmi 2 with a 64-bit quad-core elegant Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 mobile chipset with Adreno 306 GPU. The smartphone will be offered in 8 Giga Bytes (GB) storage option with 1 Giga Bytes (GB) Random-Access Memory (RAM) and 16 Giga Bytes (GB) storage option with 2 Giga Bytes (GB) RAM. It ships with MIUI v6 based on Android 4.4.4 KitKat.

Red 2 offers a 8MP capturing camera with Light Emitting Diode (LED) flash at the rear with capability to record full HD video and a 2MP capturing camera in the front with HD quality. Other features include Wireless Fidelity (Wi-Fi) Direct, Bluetooth 4.0 LE, Universal Serial Bus (USB) Host, Universal Serial Bus (USB) OTG, Frequency Modulation (FM) Radio, a 2200 mAh battery. It also features MEMs microphones for better voice calling quality.

Read our in-depth review to learn more about how each of these features perform.

Xiaomi Redmi 2 will compete directly with the freshly announced Motorola Moto E (2015) 3G Dual-SIM at the same price.



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