Xiaomi Redmi 2 Prime

The Xiaomi Redmi 2 Prime runs Android 4.4 KitKat with MIUI v6 on top The smartphone has a 4.7-inch IPS LCD display with pixel density of 312 PPI It has an 8 MP primary camera with LED flash and a 2 MP secondary camera The device is powered by 1.2 GHz quad-core 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor and 2GB RAM It has 16GB internal storage which can be expanded up to 32GB via microSD card slot Connectivity options include 4G, WiFi802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 and microUSB 2.0 The device is powered by a Li-Po 2200 mAh battery

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Processor : Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410
Storage : 16GB
Battery : 2200 mAh battery
Camera : 8MP
Display : 4.7 inches (11.94 cm)
SIM : Dual SIM, Micro-SIM (Dedicated Slot)
Operating System : Android v4.4 (KitKat)

Xiaomi Redmi 2 Prime: Pros & Cons

out of 10
  • Good Stuff
  • High-resolution crisp display
  • Smooth overall performance
  • Ample internal storage and RAM
  • Good build quality 
  • Dual microphones
  • Bad Stuff
  • Outdated Android 4.4 KitKat
  • Front camera could have been well tuned
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Xiaomi Redmi 2 Prime Details

Unique features
  • One of the best specs in its price range
Unique features
After the Redmi 2, Xiaomi has introduced the new Xiaomi Redmi 2 Prime. The successor to the Redmi 2 comes with similar features except for the storage and RAM. In other words, the Xiaomi Redmi 2 Prime is nothing but an upgraded version of the Redmi 2. The device has polycarbonate like plastic build. The devices carries a weight of mere133 grams which makes it comfortable to hold. The device measures 134 x 67 x 9mm.
Display & Camera
The latest offering from the Chinese manufacturer flaunts a 4.7-inch IPS HD (1280x720) display with decent viewing angles. Similar to its predecessor, the smartphone misses out on Gorilla Glass protection but has a fully laminated display for scratch resistance. The pixel density is good at 312 PPI. Being an LCD unit the sunlight legibility is not as great as Super AMOLED but works just fine. The imaging section also sees no change as the smartphone comes with an 8-megapixel rear-facing camera with LED flash that aids in low-light photography. To add more to your images, there are modes like face and smile detection, etc. On the front, there is a 2-megapixel front-facing shooter that supports high definition video recording.
Software & Performance
The device runs an outdated version of Android 4.4.4 KitKat, that is later upgradable to Android 5.1.1 Lollipop. Under the hood, the Xiaomi Redmi 2 Prime is powered by a 1.2 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 SoC containing four Cortex-A53 cores, and the graphics department is handled by Adreno 306 GPU. The Snapdragon chipset makes sure that the device performs at its optimum best. In terms of memory, the device is an upgrade as it comes with 2GB of RAM to help multitasking. It also has 16GB of onboard storage which is double than the Redmi 2 and can also be expanded up to 32GB using a microSD card.
Battery & Connectivity
The device is backed up by a 2,200 mAh Li-Po battery. The battery performance is good considering this is an entry level phone. The Redmi 2 Prime comes with an array of connectivity features which includes dual-SIM 4G LTE connectivity, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, GPS, Bluetooth 4.0 and a microUSB 2.0 port with USB OTG support to connect USB peripherals like pen drive directly to it with an adapter.

Xiaomi Redmi 2 Prime Specifications


Processor Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410
Display 4.7 inches (11.94 cm)
Storage 16GB
Rear Camera 8MP
Battery 2200 mAh


Display Type IPS LCD
Resolution 720x1280 pixels
Aspect ratio 16:9
Screen Size 4.7 inches (11.94 cm)
Pixel Density 312 pixels per inch (ppi)
Touchscreen type Capacitive
Color Reproduction 16M Colors
Screen to body percentage 67.8 %


Internal 16GB
Expandable microSD, Upto 32GB (Dedicated Slot)


Dimensions 5.2 x 2.6 x 0.3 inches (134 x 67 x 9 mm)
Water Resistant No
Weight 133 grams (4.69 oz)
Colors White, Dark gray


Operating System Android v4.4 (KitKat)


Rear 8MP
Selfie 2MP
Rear Camera Features LED flash, HDR
Physical Aperture Rear (f/2.2)
Video 1080p@30fps


Removable Battery Yes
Type Li-Po
Wireless Charging No
Capacity 2200 mAh
Fast Charging Yes, Quick Charge 1.0


Bluetooth v4.0 with A2DP, LE
Wi-Fi Yes with Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Network 4G LTE, 3G
USB microUSB 2.0, USB Host
Voice Over LTE (VoLTE) No
SIM Configuration Dual SIM, Micro-SIM (Dedicated Slot)
NFC Chipset No
Infrared No


Chipset Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410
CPU 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53
Graphics Adreno 306
Architecture 64 bit
No of Cores 4 (Quad Core)


Accelerometer Yes
Gyroscope No
Fingerprint sensor No
Other Sensors Proximity Sensor


Speaker Yes
Audio Jack 3.5mm
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