This is another spectacular smartphone from the Xiaomi Company. A phone that carries spectacular features that can make you your recent phone just to have it. The Xiaomi Company is becoming popular by the day due to its constant ability to manufacture mobile Smartphones of very high qualities that wows users. The Xiaomi Redmi 2 is said to be a successor to the Xiaomi Redmi 1S, which is another interesting phone all together. Note also, that the Xiaomi Redmi 2 was originally launched in January 2015.

Xiaomi Redmi 2


The Xiaomi Redmi 2 is a smartphone that comes with a 4.70 inch touchscreen display. It possesses a resolution of 720 pixels x 1280 pixels which is at a commendable PPI of 312 pixels per inch. Wow!!
The Smartphone runs Android 4.4, which is powered by 1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor. The Xiaomi Redmi 2 possesses 1 GB of RAM, meanwhile, it carries an 8 GB of internal storage which can be expanded up to 32 GB, because it carries an external memory card slot.
The Xiaomi Redmi 2 has a removable battery of 2200 mAh, which is commendable. As for the cameras, the Mobile Smartphone possesses a 8-megapixel primary (back) camera on the rear, with a 2-megapixel front shooter which is mainly for selfies. Its measurement is 134.00 x 67.20 x 9.40 (height x width x thickness), and its weight is about 133.00 grams. Interesting!!!
Note: The Xiaomi Redmi 2 is a dual SIM (GSM & GSM) mobile phone that also accepts Micro-SIM for the dual slot.
Its Connectivity options includes Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, USB OTG, FM, 3G and 4G (with support for Band 40 used by some LTE networks in India). The Smartphone’s Sensors on the phone includes Compass Magnetometer, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor and Gyroscope.
The following are the general detailed specifications of the Xiaomi Redmi 2;


General Features

  • Platform: Android 4.4.4 (KitKat). MIUI 6.0
  • Processor: 1.2GHz quad-core Processor (Snapdragon 410)
  • GPU: Adreno 306
  • Memory: 1 GB RAM (8GB model), 2 GB RAM (16GB model)
  • Colours: Black, White, Yellow, Pink, Green
  • Dimension: 134 x 67.2 x 9.4 mm
  • Weight: 133 g
  • SIM Type: Micro SIM
  • SIM Count: Dual SIM, Dual Standby


  • Display: 4.7-inch IPS Display, 720 x 1280 pixels (312ppi)
  • Display Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 2


  • Rear Camera: 8 MP Camera, 1080p HD Video
  • Rear Camera Features: autofocus, LED Flash, HDR, Face Detection
  • Front Camera: 2MP Camera, 720p HD Video


  • Built-in Storage: 8GB or 16GB Storage
  • Memory Card Support: Yes, up to 32GB
  • Bundled Cloud Storage:

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900MHz
  • 2G CDMA 1X:
  • 3G WCDMA: 850 / 1900 / 2100 MHz
  • 3G CDMA EVDO: No
  • 4G LTE: Yes

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes, up to 48kbps
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes, up to 21 Mbps
  • HSPA+: Yes, up to 42 Mbps
  • 4G LTE: Yes
  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth 4.0 with A2DP, LE
  • NFC:
  • Infrared Blaster: No
  • USB Port: Yes, microUSB 2.0, USB Host, USB OTG


  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Email Protocol:


  • Music Player: Yes, mp3, WAV, FLAC, eACC+
  • Video Player: Yes, MPEG4, H.263, H.264, XviD
  • FM Radio: FM Radio
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes


  • Navigation: Yes with A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou
  • Maps:

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass: Yes
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: Yes
  • Barometer: Yes
  • Pedometer: No
  • Gyroscope: Yes
  • Fingerprint Scanner: No
  • Iris Scanner: No
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant:
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: No
  • Voice Control:

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation: Yes (dedicated mic)
  • Wireless Charging: No
  • Water Resistant: No
  • Dust Resistant:
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: No (download at store)


  • Battery: 2200 mAh Li-Po Battery (non-removable)
  • Talktime:
  • Standby Time:
  • Fast battery charging: Yes, Quick Charge (30% in 30 minutes)


Xiaomi currently does not sell mobile phones in Nigeria, which includes the Xiaomi Redmi 2. According to the Xiaomi company, the focus of their expansion for 2015 will be India, Brazil, and Indonesia. However, the company expects to be global by 2020. So,for that reason, the Xiaomi Redmi 2 may never officially sell in Nigeria. We currently have no data on pricing and availability. If available, Xiaomi Redmi 2 Price in Nigeria is expected to range from N70,000 to N90,000. In any case, we will still keep you updated with the latest information we will get. Just keep in touch with us on this site.


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