Obviously, Xiaomi has announced the Redmi 2 in China. The successor to the Redmi 1S is also a affordable range of smartphone, estimated at 699 Yuan (Rs 7,100 approx) and will start the sales in China on January 9.
The extent that specifications are concerned, the Redmi 2 is built with a 4.7-inch HD 1280×720 pixels resolution IPS display a pixel density of 312ppi and is controlled by a 64-bit 1.2GHz Snapdragon 410 quad-core processor matched with Adreno 306 GPU and 1GB of RAM. Likewise it comes with 8GB internal storage that can be further stretched up to 32GB utilizing a microSD card.
The smartphone likewise offers a 8-megapixel primary camera, 2-megapixel secondary camera and packs a 2,200mAh battery. Connectivity options incorporate dual SIM card openings, 4G LTE support, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and is powered by Android Kitkat 4.4 with MIUI 6 skin on top.
Xiaomi Redmi 2S specifications
- Display: 4.7-inch IPS LCD display, 1280 x 720 pixels, capacitive multitouch and Gorilla Glass protection
- Operating system: Android 4.4 KitKat with MIUI v6 on top
- Chipset: 1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916 SoC, 64-bit processor and Adreno 306 GPU
- Memory: 1GB RAM, 8GB internal storage and microSD card slot (up to 32GB)
- Back Camera: 8MP rear-facing primary camera, BSI sensor from OmniVision, autofocus, LED Flash, f/2.2 aperture and 1080p video recording
- Front camera: 2MP front-facing secondary camera and 720p HD video recording
- Connectivity: Dual SIM, 4G LTE/3G, Wi-Fi b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.0, microUSB v2.0 port and 3.5mm headphone jack
- GPS: GLONASS, A-GPS
- Battery: 2,200mAh battery
Let us find the hardware update by comparing, the Redmi 1S built with a 4.7-inch HD 720p display, 1.6GHz Snapdragon 400 quad-core processor, Adreno 305 GPU and 1GB of RAM. Likewise included is a 8 megapixel primary camera, 1.6 megapixel secondary camera, 8GB internal storage that can be further stretched utilizing the microSD card opening and a 2,000mAh battery. On the software is concerned, the smartphone runs on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean wrapped under Xiaomi’s MIUI