Top 7 things to know about the Xiaomi Redmi 2 Prime

Xiaomi has become the brand  to beat in the budget segment, Xiaomi’s Redmi 1S was the budget smartphone of the year  2014,and this year Xiaomi is back to repeat the same thing ,first it was the Redmi 2 and now the Redmi 2 Prime, which is the upgraded model of the Redmi 2,the Redmi 2 Prime is priced at Rs 6999, the device offers pretty good specs for the price,the device is powered by a Snapdragon 410 processor clocked at 1.2 GHz ,supported by 2 GB of RAM, the device has an internal memory of 16 GB. If you are considering of getting Xiaomi’s new budget smartphone there are top 7 things you should know about the Xiaomi Redmi 2 Prime.

Top 7 things to know about the Xioami Redmi 2 Prime

So,here is the list of top 7 things which you should know about the Xiaomi Redmi 2 Prime-

1.Made in India

This a special unit, there aren’t many devices which will have a ‘Made in India’ tag, but the Redmi 2 Prime does have a made in India tag,as this device was actually made in a manufacturing unit of Xiaomi in the state of Andhra Pradesh.


The Xiaomi Redmi 2 does come with USB on the go which gives you the freedom watching media files on your smartphone without transferring or copying them in your internal or external memory.


The Xiaomi Redmi 2 Prime comes with a Snapdragon 410 processor which is a 64-bit processor clocked at 1.2 GHz and is supported by 2 GB of RAM, so you will get a smooth multi-tasking experience without any kind of laginess .

4.Compact Size

There are many who want their smartphones to have a compact size, which is very easy to hold in hand. So,if  you are one of them, then you are going to love this device as it sports a 4.7 inch HD IPS  screen.

5.No Lollipop inside

Although the device was launched last month, it still runs on Android v 4.4.4(Kitkat), which is a kind of setback as Xiaomi could have gone for the latest version of Android v 5.0 (Lollipop), which was launched earlier this year.

6.No more flash sale

Unlike the other Redmi models,which were sold in India through flash sales,Xiaomi has decided to  offer  the Redmi 2 Prime without any kind of flash sale, so there is no problem of availability .

7.4G support

Most of the smartphones which offers 4G in this price range have 4G support in one sim slot only,but the Redmi 2 Prime supports 4G on both the sim slots.


Device name Xiaomi Redmi 2 Prime
Company Xiaomi
Release Date August 2015
Sim Dual-sim
Sim-Type Micro
Weight 133g
Dimension (5.28×2.65×0.37)inches
Colors available in Black,White,Yellow,Pink
Screen Size 4.7 inches
Display Type IPS LCD
Resolution 720×1280 pixels
Pixel density ~ 312 ppi
Protection Not confirmed
O.S & Hardware
O.S Android v4.4.4(KitKat)
Custom UI MIUI 6
Processor 1.2 GHz Quad-core
Qualcomm Snapdragon 410
GPU Adreno 306
Internal memory 16 GB
micro-SD slot Yes
Expandable memory up to 32 GB
Proximity Sensor Yes
Accelerometer Yes
Gyro Sensor Yes
Compass Yes
Primary Camera 8 MP
Resolution 3264×2448 pixels
Secondary Camera 2 MP
Video HD recording at 1080p @30fps
Features LED flash,touch focus
face detection,Geo-tagging
Wi-Fi Yes,Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot
Bluetooth v 4.0,A2Dp
3G Yes
4G Yes
FM Radio Yes
USB micro-USB,v 2.0
FM Radio Yes
Audio Jack Yes,3.5 mm stereo audio jack
Loud Speaker Mono
Capacity 2200 mAh (Li-Po)
Removable Yes
Talk Time up to 11+ hrs (3G)
up to 18+ hrs (2G)
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