Xiaomi Redmi 2 Review: Price, Specs, Pros and Cons

Review of Xiaomi Redmi 2 at a Glance:-

This handset is successor of Xiaomi Redmi 1S with some improvement; featuring 8 MP camera, 4.7 Inches screen, Snapdragon 410, 1 GB RAM and 2200 mAh battery. The design is similar to Redmi 1S but slightly lighter in weight. Half of the phone towards front has black coloured plastic while other half towards rear has 5 different colour variants i.e. Black, White, Yellow, Pink and Green. With dimension of 134 x 67.2 x 9.4 mm it’s very comfortable to hold in one hand with Good build quality. 4.7 inches screen with 720p resolution and 312 ppi display density produces sharp images; fonts are visible even in sunlight; and that display is protected with Dragontrail glass.  Capacitive buttons in red printing doesn’t have backlit.
Xiaomi Redmi 2

 It is powered with 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 SoC with 1 GB RAM runs Smooth but can’t afford too many applications and sometime mobile start heating near camera.  2200 mAh battery is better than Redmi 1S but what can we say if they not resolved the heating problem as it was already one of major problem in the Redmi 1S.

Specification of Xiaomi Redmi 2

Operating System
OS- Android
OS Version- v4.4.4 (KitKat)
CPU- Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410
Clock Speed- 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53
Core- Quad-core
GPU- Adreno 306

Screen and Display
Type- IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen 
Size- 4.7 inches
Display Reinforced- AGC Dragontrail glass 
Display Density- 312 ppi

Rear- 8 MP
Front- 2 MP
Max. Video Resolution- 1080p
Max Video Frames- 30fps

Form and Dimension
Phone Dimension- 134 x 67.2 x 9.4 mm
Form- Bar
Weight- 133 gram

Data Connection and Connectivity 
4G- LTE band 3(1800), 7(2600), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)
3G- Yes
Bluetooth- v4.0
WiFi- 802.11 b/g/n
Headphone Jack- 3.5mm

Proximity- Yes
Accelerometer- Yes
Light- Yes 
Gyroscope- Yes

Memory and RAM
Internal (ROM)- 8 and 16 GB
External (SD)- 32 GB
RAM- 1 and 2 GB

SIM Type- Micro-SIM
SIM Support- Dual SIM

Capacity- 2200 mAh
Stand By-

Phone’s Available Colour- Black, White, Yellow, Pink and Green

Pros of Xiaomi Redmi 2

  • Support for LTE (4G) on both SIM cards.
  • There is a notification LED.
  • The battery is removable.
  • AGC Dragontrail glass Protection for screen.
  • Its 8 MP rear camera clarity is Nice.

Cons of Xiaomi Redmi 2

  • Applications can't be move to External SD card.
  • Heating problem.
  • No NFC.
  • No earphone is included along with handset.
  • Call Voice quality is slightly noisy.

Solution of Problems in Xiaomi Redmi 2

1. Issue with push service- Not getting any notification for E-mail, Whatsapp, Line, Wechat etc.
Set permission allow on side screen > security > permission > auto start >" and select app you want to receive notification for. 

2. Showing less free RAM
Go to settings > about phone > Touch repeatedly MIUI version till developer options are unlocked > Then Go to settings >Additional settings >Developer options > There u can see memory optimisation > Tap it and change it to higher level

Why to buy and Final words about Xiaomi Redmi 2

Best thing about this handset is that it has great features in such a low price but the Xiaomi is unable to resolve some problems associated with this handset such as heating problem, fast battery drainage problem. The camera quality is nice as it takes good sharp shots. In budget consider as one of best phone but the mentioned disadvantages doesn’t matter to customer. 

Price- 5999 INR
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