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

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Xiaomi, as promised, has launched its first ‘Made in India’ smartphone, the Redmi 2 Prime, priced at Rs. 6,999. The smartphone has been manufactured at Foxconn facility in Sri City.

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.

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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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Xiaomi Redmi 2 Prime detailed specifications 

General
Release date August 2015
Form factorTouchscreen
Dimensions (mm)                                                    134.00 x 67.20 x 9.40
Weight (g)133.00
Battery capacity (mAh)2200
Removable batteryYes
ColoursWhite, Black, Yellow, Pink, Green
SAR valueNA
Display
Screen size (inches)4.70
Touchscreen                                                            Yes
Resolution720×1280 pixels
Pixels per inch (PPI)312
Hardware
Processor1.2GHz  quad-core
Processor make                                                       Qualcomm Snapdragon 410
RAM2GB
Internal storage16GB
Expandable storageYes
Expandable storage typemicroSD
Expandable storage up to (GB)32
Camera
Rear camera                                                            8-megapixel
FlashYes
Front camera2-megapixel
Software
Operating SystemAndroid 4.4
Skin                                                                         MIUI 6
Connectivity
Wi-FiYes
Wi-Fi standards supported802.11 b/ g/ n
GPSYes
BluetoothYes, v 4.00
NFCNo
InfraredNo
Wi-Fi DirectNo
MHL OutNo
HDMINo
Headphones3.5mm
FMYes
Number of SIMs2
SIM 1 
SIM TypeMicro-SIM
GSM/ CDMAGSM
3GYes
4G/ LTEYes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40)Yes
SIM 2 
SIM TypeMicro-SIM
GSM/ CDMA                                                          GSM
3GYes
4G/ LTEYes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40)Yes
Sensors
Compass/ MagnetometerYes
Proximity sensor                                                      Yes
AccelerometerYes
Ambient light sensorYes
GyroscopeYes
BarometerNo
Temperature sensorNo

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