Redmi 2 has finally being launched by Xiaomi in Singapore. This release of latest phone has been very much anticipated by fans of Xiaomi. This phone supports dual LTE Sim card which allows users to access 4G network on both of those cards. Users can use both 4G connections on their phone concurrently with up to 150mb Internet download speed. The speed is of course subjected to many conditions.
The Xiaomi Redmi 2 comes with 5 choices of pastel back covers. Xiaomi has maintained the successful 4.7 inches screen. This phone is thin while light although being a 4.7 inches smart phone. The phone is now 134x 67.2 x9.4mm size which makes this phone thinner than previous Redmi 1s. The new phone is also much lighter at 134 gram with rounded corners. The phone also has a matte feel to it while it fits perfectly on a hand with a good grip.
It has a resolution of 1280 x 720 which is around 312ppi. The display are still IPS based which ensure vibrancy and sharpness of display from all viewing angle.
At the heart of Redmi 2 is a 64bit Snapdragon 410 processor that is capable up to 1.4Ghz per core which is perfect for 64 base Android operating system. The new Cortex A53 base processor is 1.5 times faster than Cortex A7.
Inside Redmi 2 is also an Adreno 306 GPU graphic processor. Adreno is touted to be a performer when it comes to 3D gaming. It also has a 1GB ram, 8 GB internal storage and options of up to 32GB of micro SD extended storage. Redmi 2 comes with 2200 mAh battery which is decent for a phone this size.The new phone also comes with quick charge technology for fast charging.
The Redmi 2 will be shipped with a default MIUI V6 which is based on Android KitKat 4.4 operating system.
Redmi 2 has a 8mp rear camera and a 2mp front camera. The cameras are OmniVision based with a 28mm lens. Redmi 2 is powered by LED flash which is just next to the camera. The new cameras comes with Backside illumination (BSI) technology and f2.2 lens that ensures great performance at low light conditions.
The phone is priced at $169 SGD , an awesome price for the specification Xiaomi is offering for the phone.