Xiaomi Redmi 2 India launch scheduled for March 12

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Xiaomi has finally confirmed the launch of its Redmi 2 smartphone in India tomorrow, March 12th. The Redmi 2 is the successor of Redmi 1S that was launched in India for Rs. 5,999. The Redmi 2 packs a faster 64-bit Snapdragon processor and also comes with 4G LTE connectivity.


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Xiaomi Redmi 2 specifications

  • 4.7-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) IPS display
  • 1.2 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 (MSM8916 ) 64-bit processor with Adreno 305 GPU
  • 1GB RAM, 8GB internal memory, micro SD card up to 32GB
  • Dual SIM
  • MIUI v6 on top of Android 4.4 (KitKat)
  • 8MP rear camera with LED Flash, BSI sensor, f/2.2 aperture, Omnivision sensor, 1080p video recording
  • 2MP front-facing camera, 720P HD video recording
  • 4G LTE/3G, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS
  • 2200mAh battery

The Xiaomi Redmi 2 directly competes with the Lenovo A6000 smartphone that was launched recently at a competitive price tag of Rs. 6,999. Xiaomi will likely try to undercut its pricing. The event starts at 11AM tomorrow. We will let you know the pricing tomorrow. Xiomi might also launch its Mi Pad tablet at the event. We unboxed the Redmi 2 smartphone recently, check out the video below.



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