As expected, Xiaomi has today slashed the price of the Redmi 2. The affordable smartphone, which was launched at Rs 6,999 earlier this year, has now been given a price cut of Rs 1,000.
— Manu Kumar Jain (@manukumarjain) July 7, 2015
The Xiaomi Redmi 2 will now be available for Rs 5,999 on the company’s website, its online partners including Flipkart, Amazon India, and Snapdeal, as well as offline retailers including The Mobile Store and Airtel.
In the past few weeks, Xiaomi has slashed the prices of the Redmi Note 4G and the Mi 4 as well. The phablet got a Rs 2,000 price cut and is now available for Rs 7,999. The Mi 4, on the other hand, is now available at Rs 14,999 for the 16GB variant, and Rs 19,999 for the 64GB variant.
To refresh, the Redmi 2 sports a 4.7-inch HD IPS display, and is powered by a 1.2GHz Snapdragon 410 quad-core 64-bit processor, paired with Adreno 306 GPU. The smartphone also features an 8-megapixel rear camera, 2-megapixel front-facing camera, 2,200mAh battery, and connectivity options like dual-SIM card slots supporting LTE, Wi-Fi, USB OTG, and Bluetooth. On the software front, it runs on MIUI 6 out-of-the-box.