Xiaomi Redmi 2 might launch in India on March 12

Apparently, Xiaomi is planning to launch the Redmi 2 in India on March 12, just two days after the launch of the Motorola Moto E (2nd Gen). The company is teasing the device through an online contest where allows interested consumers can win a priority pass to purchase the Redmi 2 without the hassle of going through flash sale model. In this contest users are required to solve a puzzle and find out hidden keywords inside the following image:

Xiaomi Redmi 2 India Contest

The Redmi 2 is a successor to the Redmi 1S, but comes with only slight upgrade in terms of hardware. It features the same 4.7-inch 720p HD IPS LCD display, 1GB RAM, 8GB storage, an 8-megapixel primary camera, and dual-SIM connectivity. However, the device is more compact (with slimmer bezels), features a 64-bit Snapdragon 410 processor, 4G LTE connectivity, and MIUI 6 software (based on Android 4.4.4 KitKat). The front-facing camera has been upgraded from a 1.6MP sensor to a 2MP sensor, while the battery sees an upgrade from 2,000 mAh to 2,200 mAh.

Xiaomi Redmi 2 Colours

Xiaomi Redmi 2 Specifications

  • 4.7-inch IPS LCD display, 1280 x 720 pixels, 312 ppi, Corning Gorilla Glass 2
  • Android 4.4.4 KitKat with MIUI 6
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 (MSM8916), 1.2GHz quad-core 64-bit Cortex-A53 CPU, Adreno 306 GPU
  • 1GB RAM, 8GB storage, microSD storage expansion
  • 8MP primary camera, autofocus, LED flash, 720p HD video recording, 2MP front-facing camera
  • Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Ambient-Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor
  • 4G LTE Cat. 4 (Band 3 and Band 40), Wi-Fi b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Bluetooth v4.0 LE, A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou
  • microUSB v2.0, USB Host, USB OTG, and 3.5mm headphone jack
  • 2,200 mAh battery, 134 x 67.2 x 9.4 mm; 133 g
  • Colours: Green, Yellow, Black, White, and Pink

The device is compatible with 4G LTE networks over Band 3 (1800 MHz) as well as Band 40 (2300 MHz), and will be available in multiple colours, competing with Microsoft Lumia devices. We expect that the device will be launched at around Rs. 7,000 considering that it is an upgrade over the Redmi 1S, however you should take this information with a pinch of salt and wait for the official announcement.

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3 Comments on "Xiaomi Redmi 2 might launch in India on March 12"

 

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akhilesh kumar shukla
March 9, 2015 8:21 pm 8:21 PM

its just a Another option of
Low Cost indian
All Band 2G 3G 4G
supported android

Nothing Extra in this
a better android must have Minimum
1- 2500 mAh Bettery (minimum 300 hour standby)
2- 5 inchDisplay qHD IPS and upto 290 ppi with Corning Gorilla Glass
3- 1.2 Ghz Quad or Otra Core Poocessor
4- 1Gb or 2 GB ram
5- Must Support 2G (900/1800) 3G (2100) 4G LTE (FDD 1800=Band 3 & TDD 2300= band 40)
6- 8 Mp or 13 MP Camra (with HD Vidio Recording)
Other u may need OTG Support, Sensers.

manu
March 9, 2015 7:21 pm 7:21 PM

Is were good mob come fast redmi 2

Ramesh Darji
March 9, 2015 3:25 pm 3:25 PM

Redmi 2 going to launch in india is older version, in china xiomi upgraded Redmi 2 with 2GB RAM and 16 GB. All products launched in india is outdated compared to China.

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