Before we talk about this wonderful Smartphone (the Xiaomi Redmi Note 2), lets give you a little hint on this reigning Smartphone manufacturing company, which will not stop producing stunning devices that wins the heart of users. The Xiaomi is a private company that designs, develops and distributes Smartphones, an Android-based OS. Not only Smartphones, it produces other kinds of electronics. It also manufactures fitness trackers, TVs, air purifier, and tablets. It has a skin for its Android Phones and tablets i.e the MIUI. The Xiaomi widely make sales of its phones through flash sales in India. So, Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 is a budget Smartphone line manufactured by Xiaomi. It was first announced in August, 2015. Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 is also a Smartphone that offers interesting specs that you ordinarily would not expect to see considering its price range. The device, which is the successor to the Xiaomi Redmi Note that was released from 2014, features a massive display, powerful cameras, an octa-core processor and it has a super-fast 4G LTE network support for browsing. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 is also part of the key reason why the Xiaomi Company is growing more popular each day, due to its many interesting features and specs that interests customers, thereby earning reviews across the globe. Check out the few of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 features below;
Xiaomi Redmi Note 2


The Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 Smartphone comes with a 5.50 inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1080 pixels by 1920 pixels at a PPI of 400 pixels per inch. It runs on Android 5.0, and powered by a 3060mAh removable battery, which is a favorable capacity. Its measurement is 152.00 (height) x 76.00 (width) x 8.25 (thickness), and it generally weighs 160.00 grams.
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 Smartphone is also powered by 2GHz octa-core MediaTek Helio X10 processor. it possesses a 2GB of RAM. It also carries a 16GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 32GB using an external microSD card. As far as the cameras are concerned, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 comes with a 13 megapixel primary camera which is on the rear and a 5 megapixel front shooter for selfie lovers.
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 Smartphone is also a dual SIM (GSM and GSM) device that accepts Micro-SIM and Micro-SIM. It has Connectivity options such as; Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, Infrared, FM, 3G and 4G (with support for Band 40 used by some LTE networks in India). Sensors on the phone is as follows; Compass Magnetometer, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor and Gyroscope. You can also check out the detailed specs of this wonderful smartphone below;


General Features

  • Platform: Android 5.0 (Lollipop), MIUI
  • Processor: 2.0GHz octa-core Processor (Mediatek MT6795)
  • GPU: PowerVR G6200
  • Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Colours: Blue, White, Yellow, Pink, Green
  • Dimension: 152 x 76 x 8.3 mm
  • Weight: 160 g
  • SIM Type: –
  • SIM Count: Dual SIM, Dual Standby


  • Display: 5.5-inch IPS Display, 1080 x 1920 pixels (401ppi)
  • Display Protection: –


  • Rear Camera: 13 MP Camera, 1080p HD Video
  • Rear Camera Features: autofocus, LED Flash, HDR, Face Detection, Panorama, Phase Detection
  • Front Camera: 5MP Camera, 720p HD Video


  • Built-in Storage: 16GB Storage
  • Memory Card Support: No
  • 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 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, 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


  • 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: 3060 mAh Li-Po Battery (non-removable)
  • Talktime: up to 11.5 hours
  • Standby Time: up to 144 hours
  • Fast battery charging: Yes, Quick Charge 2.0 (60% in 30 minutes) –


Just like the other Xiaomi devices, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 currently does not sell in Nigeria. This has made it very difficult for the users to get it without having to make much expenses through shipping companies. Nevertheless, according to Xiaomi Company, they are planning to make it to be global by 2020, starting from countries like India, Brazil, and Indonesia where their focus will be on from 2015. So, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 may never officially sell in Nigeria. We currently have no data on pricing and availability. If available, Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 Price in Nigeria is expected to range from N25,000 to N35,000. Just make sure you check on us from time to time so as to get the updates.


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