5 Jan 2015

Xiaomi Redmi 2 Smartphone Specs

Chinese smartphone giant Xiaomi has unveiled the successor to its entry-level Redmi 1S smartphone. Named Redmi 2, the new smartphone is priced at 699 yuan (approximately Rs 7,100) and will go on sale in China on January 9. The Redmi 2's availability details outside China remain undisclosed for now, but it can be expected to be made available in India and Indonesia shortly.

The dual-SIM dual-standby Xiaomi Redmi 2 sports a 4.7-inch IPS display with HD (720x1280 ppi) resolution and 312ppi, same as the predecessor Redmi 1S. The smartphone will be layered with company's own MIUI 6 skin over Android 4.4 KitKat.


Xiaomi Redmi 2 Smartphone



The dual-SIM dual-standby Xiaomi Redmi 2 sports a 4.7-inch IPS display with HD (720x1280 ppi) resolution and 312ppi, same as the predecessor Redmi 1S. The smartphone will be layered with company's own MIUI 6 skin over Android 4.4 KitKat.

The Xiaomi Redmi 2 runs on a 64-bit 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor (Cortex A53) coupled with 1GB of RAM and Adreno 306 GPU. As for the camera, the handset includes the same 8-megapixel rear camera along with a 2-megapxiel front-facing camera.

The Xiaomi Redmi 2 houses 8GB of inbuilt storage, which can be expanded via microSD card (up to 32GB). The budget smartphone also features regular connectivity options including Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and GPS besides 4G LTE (TDD/FDD) network support.

Available in five colour variants - Yellow, Pink, Green, White, and Black, the Xiaomi Redmi 2 is backed by a 2200mAh battery, again a bump from Redmi 1S' 2000mAh battery. The device weighs 133 grams and is 0.5mm thinner than its predecessor at 9.4mm.

Xiaomi Redmi 2 detailed specifications:


GENERAL






Release date
: Jan-15
Form factor : Touchscreen
Weight (g) : 133
Battery capacity (mAh) : 2200
Removable battery : Yes
Colours : White, Black, Yellow, Pink, Green
SAR value : NA



DISPLAY






Screen size (inches)
: 4.7
Touchscreen : Yes
Touchscreen type : Capacitive
Resolution : 720x1280 pixels
Pixels per inch (PPI) : 312



HARDWARE






Processor
: 1.2GHz  quad-core
Processor make : Qualcomm Snapdragon 410
RAM : 1GB
Internal storage : 8GB
Expandable storage : Yes
Expandable storage type : microSD
Expandable storage up to (GB) : 32



CAMERA






Rear camera
: 8-megapixel
Flash : Yes
Front camera : 2-megapixel



SOFTWARE






Operating System
: Android 4.4
Skin : MIUI 6
Java support : Yes
Browser : HTML
Browser supports Flash : Yes



CONNECTIVITY






Wi-Fi
: Yes
Wi-Fi standards supported : 802.11 b/ g/ n
GPS : Yes
Bluetooth : Yes
NFC : No
Infrared : No
DLNA : No
Wi-Fi Direct : No
MHL Out : No
HDMI : No
Headphones : 3.5mm
FM : Yes
USB : Micro-USB
Charging via Micro-USB : Yes
Proprietary charging connector : No
Proprietary data connector : No
Number of SIMs : 2
SIM 1
3G : No
SIM 2
GSM/ CDMA : GSM
3G : Yes



SENSORS






Compass/ Magnetometer
: No
Proximity sensor : Yes
Accelerometer : Yes
Ambient light sensor : Yes
Gyroscope : No
Barometer : No
Temperature sensor : No