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Xiaomi Redmi 2 Specs, review, opinions, comparisons

Discover all the technical specs of the Xiaomi Redmi 2 - from its camera and display to performance and battery life.
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Xiaomi Redmi 2 Specs, review, opinions, comparisons
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Xiaomi Redmi 2 is a 2015 smartphone. It measures 134 x 67.2 x 9.4 mm and weighs 133 g. It has a IPS LCD display measuring 4.7" inches. The resolution is 720 x 1280 and 312 ppi pixel density.

There is Single front camera with 2 MP. The main camera is Single with 8 MP.

It runs on Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53 CPU with 8 GB, 1 GB RAM
16 GB, 2 GB RAM memory. The battery is 2200 mAh.

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Xiaomi Redmi 2 specs

General specs

Brand and model Xiaomi Redmi 2
Release date 2015, January
Dimensions 134 x 67.2 x 9.4 mm (5.28 x 2.65 x 0.37 in)
Weight 133 g (4.69 oz)
Body build Plastic body
Colors Black, White, Yellow, Pink, Green
Battery 2200 mAh,  Removable Li-Po
Approximate price130 EUR

Screen

Technology IPS LCD
Touchscreen capacitive touchscreen
Display colors 16M
Screen size 4.7" inc
Screen area 60.9 cm2
Screen format 16:9 (height:width)
Screen to body ratio67.6%
Screen resolution 720 x 1280 px
PPI /points per inch/ 312 PPI
Screen protection Corning Gorilla Glass 2

Camera and Video

Rear camera, main 8 MP, Single
Camera specs
-8 MP, f/2.2, 28mm (wide), 1/3.2'', 1.4µm, AF
Functions LED flash, HDR
Video 1080p@30fps
Front camera, selfie 2 MP, Single
Specifications 2 MP
Video 720p

Performance

Operating system OS Android 4.4.4 (KitKat); MIUI 6.0
Chipset - Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410 (28 nm)
Processor CPU
- Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53
Graphics processor GPU - Adreno 306
External memory microSD, up to 32 GB (dedicated slot)
Internal memory 8 GB, 1 GB RAM
16 GB, 2 GB RAM
Antutu 7 score23198 (Rank 1366 of 2084)
GeekBench 4 Single Core509 (Rank 748 of 987)
GeekBench 4 Multi-Core1328 (Rank 759 of 984)
GeekBench 4 RenderScript892

Communication and Connectivity

SIM card Dual SIM (Micro-SIM, dual stand-by)
Network GSM / HSPA / LTE
Show all network frequencies:
Speed HSPA, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
GPRS Yes
Edge Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
NFC
USB microUSB 2.0, USB Host
Bluetooth 4.0, A2DP, LE

Music and Audio

Radio Stereo FM radio
Headphone jack Yes
Others
- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic

Other features

- Sensors - Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
- Fast battery charging: 30% in 30 min (Quick Charge 1.0)
- Also known as Xiaomi Hongmi 2

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Frequently Asked Questions

The base approximate price of the Xiaomi Redmi 2 was around 130 EUR after it was officially announced. At this point, the price may be lower.
The official release date is 2015, January.
The weight of the Xiaomi Redmi 2 is 133 g.
The screen size of the Xiaomi Redmi 2 is 4.7" inches.
The size of the Xiaomi Redmi 2 is 134 x 67.2 x 9.4 mm (HxWxD).
No, it does not support 5G
No, it is not waterproof.
Yes, it supports fast charging.
No, it does not support wireless charging.
Yes, it supports the services of Google Play store, gmail, youtube, etc.
There is Single main camera and Single selfi camera.
To turn on the phone, press and hold the power key until the logo appears on the screen, then release the key. If the phone does not turn on after a few seconds, connect the charger and try again in a minute.
To turn off the phone, press and hold the power button until the power icon appears, then tap the power icon.
To restart the phone, press and hold the volume down key and the power key at the same time until the logo appears on the screen, then release them. This may take up to 30 seconds.
To take a screenshot, press and release the volume down button and the power button at the same time. A thumbnail of the screenshot will appear immediately after that.