Xiaomi to likely offer MiPad and Redmi 2 on March 12 in India

It looks like Xiaomi is gearing up for a flash sale in India. The Chinese smartphone maker has teased an upcoming flash sale in the country by an interesting puzzle on its official Mi India Facebook page.

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On the post, Xiaomi mentioned ‘Something is coming for sure and here’s your chance to score a priority pass’ At first, it seemed like the company will sell or launch the Redmi 2 handset on March 12th, but that might not be the case after all.

The device hidden in the puzzle suggest Xiamoi RedMi 2 will be the device on sale as they keywords including NVIDIA, EXPANDABLE, WIDE-ANGLE all suggested it was Xiamoi RedMi 2. However, Xiaomi also teased another puzzle with new keywords like KEPLAR, TEGRA, MOVIES, QUICK CHARGE and most importantly NEW and DUAL SIM leading the clue to the Xiaomi MiPad. Hence, there might be a possibility that Xiaomi will launch flash sale for both RedMi 2 and MiPad on 12th March in India. In addition,  winners of the contest will receive a priority pass allowing them to buy a All-New Mi Product.

Xiaomi Redmi 2 sports a 4.7-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with 720×1280 pixels resolution at 312 PPI and is powered by a Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410 SoC with a Quad Core 1.2GHz Cortex A53 processor, Adreno 306 GPU the Redmi 2 is available with 1/2GB RAM, 8/16GB of inbuilt storage variant and both the version features a microSD card slot with expandability support up to 32GB. It comes with an 8MP rear camera and a 2MP front camera.

On the other hand MiPad has a 7.9-inch (2048 × 1536 pixels) display at 326 ppi and is powered by a 2.2 GHz NVIDIA Tegra K1 processor with 192-core Kepler GPU and runs on Android-based MiUI ROM optimized for tablets. It has a 8-megapixel rear camera and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera. There is 2GB of RAM, 16GB / 64GB of internal storage, up to 128GB expandable memory with microSD and 6700 mAh battery.

Author: Sneha Bokil

Sneha Bokil is a tech enthusiast and is currently using OnePlus 3T but she still treasures her Nokia N70 (M). You can follow her on Twitter @snehabokil and on Google+