Xiaomi Redmi 2

Last Updated: 20th May 2019
  • Xiaomi Redmi 2 price in India
  • Xiaomi Redmi 2 price in India
  • Xiaomi Redmi 2 price in India
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Xiaomi Redmi 2 summary

Building on last year’s Remi 1S model, the Xiaomi Redmi 2 raises the bar by adding LTE support, but unfortunately also raises the price. This makes the Redmi 2 a little less exciting than its predecessor was. Xiaomi’s build quality remains consistently good, and the screen on this phone is one of its best features. However, performance leaves a little to be desired. The MIUI 6 Android skin is clean and has some interesting features. We were impressed with the phone’s battery life, but not so pleased with its camera, which has colour temperature issues. Overall, this is an impressive phone but unlike when Xiaomi first came to India, there is effective competition at this price point now.

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  • Design
  • Display
  • Software
  • Performance
  • Battery Life
  • Camera
  • Value for Money
  • Good
  • LTE support
  • Good screen
  • Great battery life
  • Good build quality and value for money
  • Bad
  • Camera colour accuracy is a bit off
  • Occasional stutters and slowdowns
Display4.70-inch
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 410
Front Camera2-megapixel
Resolution720x1280 pixels
RAM1GB
OSAndroid 4.4
Storage8GB
Rear Camera8-megapixel
Battery Capacity2200mAh

Xiaomi Redmi 2 Price in India (20th May 2019)

Xiaomi Redmi 2 (White, 1GB RAM, 8GB)Rs. 5,399
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Xiaomi Redmi 2 full specifications

GENERAL

Release dateJanuary 2015
Form factorTouchscreen
Dimensions (mm)134.00 x 67.20 x 9.40
Weight (g)133.00
Battery capacity (mAh)2200
Removable batteryYes
ColoursWhite, Black, Yellow, Pink, Green

DISPLAY

Screen size (inches)4.70
TouchscreenYes
Resolution720x1280 pixels
Pixels per inch (PPI)312

HARDWARE

Processor1.2GHz quad-core
Processor makeQualcomm Snapdragon 410
RAM1GB
Internal storage8GB
Expandable storageYes
Expandable storage typemicroSD
Expandable storage up to (GB)32

CAMERA

Rear camera8-megapixel
Rear flashYes
Front camera2-megapixel

SOFTWARE

Operating systemAndroid 4.4
SkinMIUI 6

CONNECTIVITY

Wi-FiYes
Wi-Fi standards supported802.11 b/g/n
GPSYes
BluetoothYes, v 4.00
NFCNo
InfraredNo
USB OTGYes
Headphones3.5mm
FMYes
Number of SIMs2
SIM 1
SIM TypeMicro-SIM
GSM/CDMAGSM
3GYes
4G/ LTEYes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40)Yes
SIM 2
SIM TypeMicro-SIM
GSM/CDMAGSM
3GYes
4G/ LTEYes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40)Yes

SENSORS

Compass/ MagnetometerYes
Proximity sensorYes
AccelerometerYes
Ambient light sensorYes
GyroscopeYes
BarometerNo
Temperature sensorNo
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Xiaomi Redmi 2 reviews and ratings by users

Based on 11 rating(s)
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Based on 11 rating(s)
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heroes
By Er Awnish Mishra | 25 Sep 2015
i bought this phone 1 month before and the battery backup is very good ........ i like this phone
5 Out of 5
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Excellent Battery
By Eknath Shinde | 30 Aug 2015
I was previously using Redmi 1s & now buy Redmi 2 . Both the Products are Excellent for the performance & Especially Battery back up is very good.
5 Out of 5
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Worth for Prize
By Muruganantham A | 1 Apr 2015
UI is fantastic. Call recording (in Android OS flavor) and in-built FM, notification flash lights etc are some of the unique features, which I had seen recently ..
5 Out of 5
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3 out of 5 people found this review helpful
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Good Phone.............
By Abhinav Netha G | 4 Nov 2015
except ONE all are good in it...... Thats about RAM it's just 1 GB.... May be it'll be good having 2 GB of RAM
4 Out of 5
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video call
By Chee Chinyee | 9 Nov 2017
i hv problem with video call on wechat, video is ok,but no sound coming from the other party
5 Out of 5
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WOW....
By Sachin Rajpurohit | 12 Mar 2015
ONE OF THE BEST PHONE OF 21 CENTURY
5 Out of 5
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13 out of 14 people found this review helpful
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bad camera
By Abbas Muttaqin | 30 Jul 2018
16gb a plus but camera is disappointing. good as backup phone.
3 Out of 5
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Xcellent Phone
By Bumba Das | 19 Aug 2016
It is a good phone on this price.
5 Out of 5
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GPRS charge deducted even if mobile data is off
By Anil Chauhan | 26 Oct 2015
I have purchased Redmi 2 Prime and having issues with its data connection. Now I find that the problem is with their operating system in general, and not with a particular handset. Since I use wifi and therefore, have disabled mobile data. But still on many occasions (specially when GPS was active) following message appears: "Your last browsing session is of 0 KB. Your GPRS charges are Rs. 0.03." Every time money is deducted. This happens many times a day and therefore, I lost money without using any data (about 60-70 times per day). The problem was much more severe during a foreign visit where each incidence deducted Rs 30. The funniest part is that data usage is shown as 0kB for entire day however money is deducted for more than 100 times, some days. On advices of Online support of MI, I tried following: I restricted the usage of data following the procedure-(security app >>data usage status>>restrict app data usage>>Disable the option of the data from Right hand side top corner option>>Enable the option for Wi-fi only) I also wiped cache. I did soft reset and hard reset of device twice. I have tried changing SIM with two other companies and money is deducted in all of them. I have tried renamed APN, but it has not helped. I disabled all the background data, synchronization, changed settings of all the apps manually. I also tried many other things I tried for last 15 days, but problem persisted. The only time I did not get this message was when I disabled GPS. But I purchased this mobile due to GPS only ( as it contains GPS, GLONASS and Beideu all together) I thought that my mobile is defective which MI is unable to found out at their service centre, so I replaced the mobile but the problem is same with new mobile also. That means it is problem with operating system. Later I checked with some of my colleagues who purchased Xiaomi mobile and they are facing same problem. Please let me know if anyone has a solution of this problem.
3 Out of 5
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5 out of 7 people found this review helpful