Xiaomi just conducted its first flash sale of the Redmi 2 on Flipkart today. The sale began at 2.00PM where 300,000 registered users raced to grab the smartphone. Just like all the previous sales, the 50,000 Redmi 2 units were out of stock in seconds on Flipkart. Also Read - Xiaomi Mi Mix 4 could launch as a high-end phone with tons of exciting featuresAlso Read - Xiaomi confirms Mi 11 Lite colour variants in India: Here are the options available
All the buyers who managed to buy the device will have just a limited time to pay for their phones, or it will be removed from the cart. The smartphone is priced at Rs 6,999 and here s our review of the budgeted Redmi 2 to help you make your purchase decision. Along with the Redmi 2, Xiaomi is also conducting a flash sale for the Mi 4 64GB variant at 5.00PM today. Also Read - Best wearable gift ideas under Rs 5,000 for Father's Day 2021
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As far as the specifications are concerned, the Redmi 2 brings in quite a few improvements over its predecessor. It flaunts a 4.7-inch HD (1280 720 pixels) IPS laminated display with a pixel density of 312ppi and protected by Asahi Dragontrail. Under the hood is a 64-bit 1.2GHz Snapdragon 410 quad-core processor paired with Adreno 306 GPU.
Also included is 1GB of RAM, and 8GB internal storage, which can be further expanded up to 32GB using a microSD card. On the photography front, it features an 8-megapixel rear camera with BSI sensor, f/2.2 aperture and 28mm wide-angle lens, supplemented with a 2-megapixel front-facing camera. The smartphone also features a 2,200mAh battery, which is not only 10 percent bigger than its predecessor, but thanks to QuickCharge 1.0, charges 20 percent faster as well.
Connectivity options include dual-SIM card slots with both supporting LTE (TDD-LTE Band 40 2300MHz and FDD-LTE Band 3 1800MHz), Wi-Fi, USB OTG, Bluetooth. On the software front, it runs on MIUI 6 out-of-the-box.