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Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 vs Redmi 2 Prime: Price, specifications, features compared

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Earlier today at an event in China, Xiaomi took wraps off the Redmi Note 2, Redmi Note 2 Prime and the refreshed MIUI 7 firmware with a bunch of new features. A couple of days back, Xiaomi also launched the first Made in India smartphone, the Redmi 2 Prime. We ve pitted the Redmi Note 2 against Redmi 2 Prime to see how well they fare. Also Read - Mi Band X strapless smart band with 360-degree flexible display under works?

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Price: The Redmi Note 2 is priced at RMB 899, which is approximately Rs 9,103. The Redmi 2 Prime retails for Rs 6,999 and is available to purchase from Xiaomi s online store and also from other online retailers such as Flipkart, Snapdeal and Amazon. Also Read - Friendship Day gifting ideas for your young tech-savvy besties under Rs 5,000

Specifications: With 5.5-inch full HD display (1080p) and dimensions of 152x76x8.25mm, the Redmi Note 2 phablet weighs 160 grams. On the other hand, the Redmi 2 Prime with 4.7-inch HD display (720p) and dimensions of 134x67x9mm weighs just 133 grams.

The Redmi Note 2 is powered by MediaTek MT6795 octa-core 2GHz Cortex-A53 processor, paired with 2GB of RAM and PowerVR G6200 GPU. The Redmi 2 Prime is powered by Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410 quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53 processor and paired with 2GB of RAM and Adreno 306 GPU.

On the storage front, both the Redmi Note 2 comes with 16GB of internal storage , but it lacks any scope of further expansion. The Redmi 2 Prime comes with 16GB of internal storage and microSD card slot for further expansion up to 32GB.

The camera on Redmi Note 2 is a 13-megapixel shooter with LED flash. It also comes with a 5-megapixel front facing camera. The Redmi 2 Prime sports an 8-megapixel main camera with LED flash and a front facing 2-megapixel camera for selfies and video calling.

When it comes to connectivity, both the Redmi Note 2 and the Redmi 2 Prime include support for 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and dual-SIM card slot. The Redmi Note 2 features a 3,060mAh battery whereas the Redmi 2 Prime comes with a 2,200mAh battery. According to Xiaomi, the battery on these phones is decent enough to sail through the day.

Features: The Redmi Note 2 comes shipped with Android Lollipop OS along with the refreshed MIUI 7 firmware running on top. The new UI includes features such as facial recognition support in photo gallery, a new MI Roaming app and video ringtones for contacts. The Redmi 2 Prime on the other hand ships with Android KitKat OS along with MIUI 6 interface.

Here s a detailed comparison table:

Features

Xiaomi Redmi Note 2

Xiaomi Redmi 2 Prime

Dimensions

152x76x8.25mm

134x67x9mm

Weight

160 grams

133 grams

Display

5.5-inch 1080p

4.7-inch 720p

Processor

2GHz MediaTek octa-core 64-bit processor

Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410

RAM

2GB

2GB

Storage

16GB

16GB internal + microSD card slot

Rear Camera

13-megapixel

8-megapixel

Front Camera

5-megapixel

2-megapixel

Battery

3,060mAh

2,200mAh

Connectivity

Dual-SIM, LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth

Dual-SIM, LTE, Wi-FI, Bluetooth

Android OS

Android Lollipop (MIUI 7)

Android KitKat 4.4.4 (MIUI 6)

Price

Rs 9,100 approximately

Rs 6,999

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  • Published Date: August 13, 2015 7:39 PM IST
  • Updated Date: August 13, 2015 7:55 PM IST


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