Xiaomi Redmi 2 (8GB, 1GB RAM)

price Rs. 9,999 onwards launch Mar, 2015
current magic score ?
<50
verdict AVOID
average value-for-money
currently ranked
#245
of 512 phones in Rs. 5,000 - 10,000

phonecurry editor's note based on opinion across 9 expert review(s)

WHAT WE LIKED
  • Very good build quality
  • Lighter than its predecessor
  • Rounded corners and matte finish back cover provides excellent grip to the phone
  • Good 4.7 inch, 720p IPS display
  • New simplified MIUI interface (over Android) has new flat looks, and offers rich customization options
  • Good speed/performance backed by a very capable Snapdragon 410 chip with a 64-bit processor
  • Very good camera
  • 4G support
  • Dual SIM support
  • Very good audio quality
  • Good loudspeaker
  • Very capable video player
  • Good battery life

WHAT WE DIDN'T
  • No major negatives

9 expert review(s)


5,635+ user reviews

video review

source: @PhoneArena
OS
Smartphone OSAndroid 4.4
Display
TouchscreenYes (Capacitive)
Screen Size4.7 inches
Screen Resolution720x1280 pixels (~ 312 pixels per inch)
Display Features
  • IPS
  • Full Lamination
  • Scratch Resistant (AGC Dragontrail Glass)
  • Color temperature adjustment
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Ambient Light Sensor
  • Proximity Sensor
  • Gyroscope
Processor/RAM
Processor1.2 GHz, Quad Core, Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410
GPUAdreno 306
RAM1 GB
Memory
Internal Memory8 GB
Expandable Memory Slotup to 32 GB
Battery
Battery Capacity2200 mAh
Dimensions
Weight133 gm
Thickness9.4 mm
Camera
Camera8.0 MP
Camera Auto-FocusYes
Camera FlashYes
HD Video RecordingYes (Full HD)
Other Camera Features
  • Omnivision Image Sensor
  • 5-element Lens
  • F/2.2 Aperture
  • 28mm wide-angle
  • Face Recognition
  • HDR
  • Panorama
  • Burst Mode
  • Exposure Control and Real-time Filters
  • Up to 10 Shots Per Second
  • BSI Sensor
Secondary Camera2.0 MP
Secondary Camera Features
  • HD Video Recording
  • Beautify
Connectivity
BluetoothYes
USBYes
WiFiYes
4GYes
3GYes
2G Internet (GPRS/EDGE)Yes
GPSYes + GLONASS + BeiDou
CompassYes
More
App StoreGoogle Play Store
Dual SIMGSM+GSM
Noise FiltrationYes
FM RadioYes
More
  • Quick Charge (Get up to 30% capacity with just 30 minutes of charging)
  • WiFi Direct
  • USB On-The-Go
Note: All brand quality factors listed below are already taken into account (with appropriate weightage) when calculating the magic score for a phone!
brand rating
4.29/5
(Very Good)
average phonecurry internal rating for phones launched by this brand in the last 12 months
brand perception
Good
brand perception among consumers, based on surveys
service quality rating
Ok
service & support quality rating, based on user surveys