Xiaomi has fulfilled its wish of releasing a Redmi 2 smartphone with double amount of memory, dubbed as Redmi 2 Prime with 2GB RAM and 16GB ROM. The company is officially announced Redmi 2 Prime in India today at Visakhapatnam press event. The classic highlight of the device is that Redmi 2 Prime will be first Xiaomi device to get ‘Made in India’ hallmark.
Last week, the Redmi 2 Prime spotted on e-commerce website Amazon India with an unknown price tag but now the smartphone is official and also available for purchase on Xiaomi partnered channels in India for a price tag of INR 6999 ($110).
The bumped up Redmi 2, dubbed as Redmi 2 Prime features 2GB of RAM and 16GB of onboard storage in contrast to earlier one, which only had 1GB RAM and 8GB Internal storage. There aren’t any differences other than the memory options.
On the spec front, the device sports a Sharp/AUO 4.7-inch IPS fully laminated display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. Under the hood includes a 1.2GHz clocked quad-core 64-bit Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410 CPU paired with Adreno 306 GPU, backed by a 2GB of RAM and 16GB of onboard storage with a microSD card slot. Source
On the imaging front, the device packs an 8MP rear Omnivision OV8825 sensor with f/2.2 aperture and five-element lens and a 2MP front-facer that can record HD 720P videos. The device powered by a 2200mAh Sony/LG lithium-ion polymer battery with Quick Charge 1.0 support and will run on Android 4.4.4 Kitkat out of the box. Connectivity includes dual-SIM 4G standby support, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth and GPS. The device measures 9.4mm thin and weighs 133 grams, it also features rounded corners, and a textured back that feels great in your hands.
The Xiaomi Redmi 2 Prime will definitely give a tough era to the devices that are ranging in the sub-10k segment with its thinner, lighter form factor in the design department and double dosage in the memory department, so with the Redmi 2 Prime users will definitely get a good quality device at this affordable price tag.
Pricing and Availability:
The Redmi 2 Prime is carrying a price tag of INR 6999 ($110), and the smartphone sale is now live on Amazon India, Flipkart, Mi India Store and Snapdeal.
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