Xiaomi Redmi 2 Prime ‘Made in India’ Smartphone Launched At Rs. 6,999: Specifications & Features

Xiaomi has taken the wraps off its first ‘Made In India’ smartphone, dubbed the Xiaomi Redmi 2 Prime. Xiaomi has manufactured the device with Foxconn at the Vishakhapatnam facility in Andhra Pradesh, India.

The Redmi 2 Prime is upgraded version of Redmi 2 and was launched in China first, as Redmi 2 Limited Edition. As for specifications, it is powered by a 64-bit 1.2 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 (MSM8916) processor paired with Adreno 305 GPU and 2GB of RAM. The handset runs Android 4.4 Kitkat wrapped under MIUI 6 and features a 4.7-inch IPS display with 1280×720 pixels resolution and AGC Dragontrail Glass protection.

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There is 16GB of internal memory onboard which can be expanded up to 32GB using microSD card. It sports an 8 mega pixel rear camera with LED flash, BSI sensor, f/2.2 aperture and Omnivision sensor. The handset also features a 2 mega pixel front facing camera. Backed up by a 2200mAh battery, the Redmi 2 Prime offers 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and USB OTG as connectivity options. It supports TD-LTE 2300MHz (Band 40) and FDD-LTE 1800MHz (Band 3) for India.

Price and Availability

Priced at Rs. 6,999, the Xiaomi Redmi 2 Prime is available to buy from Mi.com and all Mi India partners including Flipkart, Amazon, Snapdeal starting today in open sale.

Xiaomi Redmi Prime 2 vs Xiaomi Redmi 2 Comparison

Device/Features Xiaomi Redmi 2 Prime Xiaomi Redmi 2
Price Rs. 6,999 Rs. 5,999
Display 4.7-inch HD IPS (1280×720 pixels resolution and AGC Dragontrail Glass protection) 4.7-inch HD IPS (1280×720 pixels resolution)
Processor 64-bit 1.2 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 (MSM8916) 1.2GHz quad-core Snapdragon 410
RAM 2GB 1GB
Memory 16GB 8GB
MicroSD Yes – up to 32GB Yes – up to 32GB
Battery 2200mAh 2200mAh
Rear Camera 8 mega pixel with LED flash, BSI sensor, f/2.2 aperture and Omnivision sensor 8 mega pixel
Front Camera 2 mega pixel 2 mega pixel
Connectivity Dual SIM, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth Dual SIM, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth
OS Android 4.4 KitKat with MIUI 6 Android 4.4 KitKat with MIUI 6

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