Xiaomi Redmi 2 Prime tagged as “Made in India” launched today as promised by the company. The device is available on Amazon, Flipkart and Snapdeal priced Rs. 6,999.
“Redmi 2 Prime is the first smartphone from Xiaomi to be assembled in our facility in Sri City. We would like to thank Andhra Pradesh government for helping us to start local manufacturing within just six months. Initial talks started in February and today we have already started to sell the Redmi 2 Prime,” said Xiaomi Global VP Hugo Barra.
Xiaomi Redmi 2 Prime comes with 4.7-inch IPS screen carrying 720 x 1280 HD resolution and ~312 ppi of pixel density. It is powered by 64-bit 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor (MSM8916) coupled with Adreno 306 GPU. It has 8MP raer camera with AF and LED flash also a 2MP front camera. Redmi prime has 2Gb RAM along with 16GB of internal memory which can be expanded upto 32Gb with the help microSD card. Connectivity features include Wi-Fi , Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth v4.0, GPS and 4G support for both sim. It comes in box with Android v4.4.4(Kitkat) with company’s own MIUI6. It has 2200 mAh of battrey.
Xiaomi has also partnered with Redington to sell smartphones in retail stores. The company is now focusing on offline sales after expanding its online reach from just Flipkart. While the new Redmi 2 Prime will be initially available online, the device would be soon made available in retails stores as well.