Sunday, January 4, 2015

Xiaomi Announces Redmi 2 with 64-bit Snapdragon 410 and 4G LTE

 
Xiaomi has announced the Redmi 2 4G smartphone in China. The Xiaomi Redmi 2/Hongmi 2 comes with 4.7-inch HD Display with 312ppi. Xiaomi has enabled color temperature adjustment.
 It is powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core Snapdragon 410 64-bit SoC with Adreno 306 GPU and 1GB of RAM. The main camera of the Redmi 2 is an 8MP shooter from OmniVision. It has a 28mm wide-angle lens with f/2.2 aperture and can shoot 1080p video. On the front is a 2MP/720p camera. The software has been upgraded to MIUI 6 based on Android 4.4 KitKat. There's 8GB of built-in storage, expandable with 32GB microSD cards.

The Xiaomi Redmi 2 has two SIM slots, each capable of 4G LTE connectivity (both Chinese and international, 150Mbps). The exception to this is the China Telecom version, which limits SIM2 to just 2G connectivity. This version also supports 2G and 3G CDMA. It also comes in separate China Unicom and China Telecom variants with support for suitable bands.
In the term of connectivity, features include Wi-Fi b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, A-GPS + GLONASS + Beidou positioning. It’s support microUSB 2.0 port that supports QuickCharge 1.0 to quickly fill the 2,200mAh Li-Po battery.
The Xiaomi Redmi 2 comes in White, Dark gray, Bright Yellow, Light Green and Pink colors and is priced at 699 Yuan (US$ 113). It is available for pre-book in China on Friday (January 9). No details about the global roll out yet.

Xiaomi Redmi 2 Specifications


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