Xiaomi is all set to conduct its first flash sale of the Redmi 2 on Flipkart today. The sale will begin at 2.00PM and only registered users will be able to participate in the sale. The registration window for today’s flash sale is now shut. Also Read - Good news for iPhone loves! Apple beats Xiaomi to regain second position in global smartphone market
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The company’s India head Manu Jain has announced that 50,000 Redmi 2 units will be available for grabs in the maiden sale, for which over 300,000 registrations were received on Flipkart. 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.
Flipkart suggests users to be online at least 2 hours prior to the sale. The company also suggests to make the purchase quickly, if the Redmi2 is added to your cart. Flipkart will remove it after a stipulated amount of time.
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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.