Display, Design and Configuration
The Xiaomi Redmi 2 flaunts a 4.7-inch IPS LCD HD (720 x 1,280 pixels, 312ppi) multi touch display which offers sharp and rich viewing experience from all directions. The Corning Gorilla Glass v2.0 protection enables it to resist scratches and fingerprints easily. It has a waistline of 9.2mm and a weight of 134g.
The smartphone is powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core Cortex A53 processor based on 64 bit Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410 processor. It is paired with 1GB RAM and Adreno 306 GPU to deliver robust performance at everything. It runs on Android v4.4.4 KitKat OS with MIUI 6 on the top.
Camera and Memory
The Xiaomi Redmi 2 sports an 8MP autofocus OmniVision camera with presets like f/2.2 aperture, LED flash, face detection, 28mm wide angle lens, HDR, touch to focus and geo-tagging. It can record 1,080p videos at 30fps and is accompanied by a 2MP front snapper. It sports 8GB of internal memory which can be expanded up to 32GB.
Battery and Connectivity
The Xiaomi Redmi 2 sips juice from a sealed 2,200mAh Li-Po battery and supports QuickCharge 1.0 technology. Connectivity features include USB OTG, 4G (selected markets), 3G, Wi-Fi, GPS/A-GPS, Bluetooth v4.0, GLONASS, Mobile hotspot and USB port.
The Xiaomi Redmi 2 is the successor to the highly successful Redmi 1 and continues the same trend of offering powerful features at attractive price. It can be availed in different colours including white, green, black, pink and yellow.