Xiaomi Redmi 2 Prime

price Rs. 6,999 onwards | launch Aug, 2015
magic score ?
57.2
average value for money
our verdict: avoid
ranked
#93
of 481 phones in Rs. 5,000 - 10,000

PhoneCurry Editor's Note

summarizing opinion across 10 expert reviews

What We Liked

  • Very good build quality
  • Rounded corners and matte finish back cover provides excellent grip to the phone
  • Very good 4.7 inch, 720p IPS display
  • New simplified MIUI interface (over Android) has new flat looks, and offers rich customization options
  • Very good speed/performance and multitasking backed by a very capable Snapdragon 410 chip with a 64-bit processor and 2GB RAM
  • Very good camera
  • 4G support
  • Dual SIM support
  • Very good audio quality
  • Good loudspeaker
  • Very capable video player
  • Decent battery life

What We Didn't

  • No major negatives

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Operating System
Smartphone OSAndroid 4.4, Upgradeable to 5.1
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
RAM2 GB
Memory
Internal Memory16 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
VoLTEYes
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!
average brand rating
4.25/5
(Very Good)
average phonecurry internal rating for all phones launched by this brand in recent times
brand perception
Good
brand perception among consumers, based on surveys
service quality rating
Average
service & support quality rating, based on user surveys