Xiaomi Redmi 2 to get ₹1,000 Price-Cut on 7 July, Hints Company
Xiaomi Redmi 2 to get ₹1,000 Price-Cut on 7 July, Hints CompanyXiaomi India Facebook page screen shot

Xiaomi's feature rich budget smartphone Redmi 2 is set to get much cheaper in India on Tuesday.

The company (via Facebook) has teased a crimson-hued half-made graphic poster suggesting fans to 'paint the town red' on 7 July. In the image, we also see partially printed price of ₹5,999, almost giving away the hint that the Redmi 2 which costs ₹6,999 will get a ₹1,000 discount tomorrow at 10:00 am.

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But, it is yet to be ascertained whether this discount offer will be valid only on the official Xiaomi e-Store or other affiliated e-commerce sites like Flipkart, Amazon India and Snapdeal as well. We will surely know what Xiaomi has in store for the loyal fans on Tuesday morning.

For the uninitiated, Redmi 2 sports 4.7-inch HD IPS screen and runs on the Android 4.4.4 KitKat (with MIUI v6.0) powered by the 64-bit class 1.2GHz snapdragon 410 SoC (System on Chip) with 1GB RAM, 8GB inbuilt memory and a 2200 mAh battery.

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Key specifications of Xiaomi Redmi 2:

Models Xiaomi Redmi 2
  • 4.7-inch HD (1280 x 720p) screen with Gorilla Glass 2 protection
  • Pixel density: 312 ppi (pixel per inch)
OS Android 4.4.4 KitKat with MIUI v6.0
Processor 64-bit class Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 series quad-core CPU
  • (chipset type:MSM8916)
GPU Adreno 306
Storage capacity 8GB/16GB, 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
Weight 133 g
Price (MRP)
  • Old: ₹6999/-
  • New: ₹5999/-