Xiaomi Redmi 2 Prime ‘Made in India’ Smartphone Launched at Rs. 6,999

Xiaomi, as promised, has launched its first ‘Made in India’ smartphone, the Redmi 2 Prime, priced at Rs. 6,999. The smartphone on Monday was announced by Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu and has been manufactured by the company’s first phone plant in Visakhapatnam.

Xiaomi Redmi 2 Prime 'Made in India' Smartphone Launched at Rs. 6,999

 

Xiaomi Redmi 2 Prime 'Made in India' Smartphone Launched at Rs. 6,999

Xiaomi Redmi 2 Prime 'Made in India' Smartphone Launched at Rs. 6,999

 

The new Xiaomi Redmi 2 Prime is now available to buy via the company’s online store, Mi.com alongside other company’s online retail partners including Amazon, Flipkart, and Snapdeal.

In terms of specifications, the Redmi 2 Prime is an upgraded variant of the Redmi 2, currently available in India at Rs. 5,999. The major difference between the Redmi 2 Prime and Redmi 2 is that the former features 2GB of RAM and 16GB of inbuilt storage while the latter packs 1GB of RAM and 8GB of storage.

Rest of the specifications of the Redmi 2 Prime are identical to the Redmi 2. The dual-SIM dual-standby Xiaomi Redmi 2 Prime features a 4.7-inch IPS Sharp display with HD (720×1280 pixels) resolution and 312ppi pixel density. The Android 4.4 KitKat-based smartphone comes layered with company’s own MIUI 6. The handset supports 4G dual-SIM functionality, where both SIM card slots support 4G networks. The smartphone supports LTE bands in India.

The Redmi 2 Prime runs on a 64-bit 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor (MSM8916) coupled with Adreno 306 GPU. It sports an 8-megapixel rear camera along with a 2-megapixel front-facing camera. It supports expandable storage via microSD card (up to 32GB). The Xiaomi Redmi 2 Prime is backed by a 2200mAh battery.

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