Xiaomi Launches Redmi 2 with Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 SoC; Price, Specifications Details
Xiaomi Launches Redmi 2 with Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 SoC; Price, Specifications DetailsXiaomi

As reported earlier, Xiaomi unveiled the much anticipated second generation Redmi 1S in China on Sunday, 4 January.

On the outlook, the new Redmi 2 looks a little identical to its predecessor with a few cosmetic changes like placing of LED flash and speaker to the right and left side of the camera-module respectively.

Under the hood, it houses 64-bit class Snapdragon 410 CPU with Adreno 405 graphics engine, 1GB RAM, 8GB inbuilt memory (expandable up to 32GB) and a 2,200mAh battery.

Xiaomi Redmi 2 Price and Availability details:

In terms of internal hardware specifications, the Xiaomi Redmi 2 is a modest upgrade to Redmi 1S. However, its price-tag of ¥699 (around $113/€94/₹7,120) is certain to be a huge hit among price-sensitive consumers like its predecessor, especially in emerging markets such as China, India and other South Asian regions.

Xiaomi Redmi 2 will be made available for pre-order from Sunday and would released on 9 January in China, reported Gizmo China.

However, the details regarding its availability in India are still under wraps.

Key Specifications Xiaomi Redmi 2:

Model Xiaomi Redmi 2
Display 4.7-inch HD (1280 x 720p) screenPixel density: 312 ppi (pixel per inch)
OS Android with MIUI
Processor 64-bit class Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 series quad-core CPU(chipset type:MSM8916)
GPU Adreno 306
Storage capacity 8GB, expandable up to 32GB
  • Main: 8.0-megapixel camera (with 5-element lens), f/2.2 aperture, 28 mm wide-angle lens, real-time HDR, full HD (1080p) resolutions;
  • Front: 2.0-megapixel camera;
Battery 2200 mAh
Network 2G, 3G & 4G (TDD-LTE (B38 / B39 / B40 / B41: 2555-2655MHz), FDD-LTE (B3 / B7))
Add-ons Dual-SIM slots, Bluetooth v4.0, Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n), GPS+ GLONASS, A-GPS,
Dimensions 134.0 x 67.2 x 9.4 mm
Colours White, dark grey, bright yellow, light green and pale pink
Price ¥699 (around $113/€94/₹7,120)

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