All About Xiaomi's first Made in India smartphone: Redmi 2 Prime : First Impression

Today at an event in Vizag at Novotel Hotel, Xiaomi launched its first Made in India smartphone in India. The device is non other that the most awaited Xiaomi device Redmi 2 Prime. This device was launched by Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, Mr. Chandrababu Naidu. This device also marks of entrance of Xiaomi in Make in India campaign which is started by  Prime Minister of India  Narendra Modi. Xiaomi device will be manufactured by Foxconn in their plant at Vizag.

Redmi 2 Prime

Price - 6,999 INR
Available on Flipkart, Snapdeal, Amazon,

Sharp/AUO 4.7 inch IPS fully laminated display

Soak in the view with 1280x720 HD resolution at 312 pixels per inch (PPI). 178° in-plane switching (IPS) technology delivers stunning color consistency from almost any angle. We've also designed for pixels to sit close to the glass so colors pop right off the screen and are less affected by glare.

64-bit Snapdragon 410 quad-core 1.2-GHz

With 50% more processing power than its predecessor, Cortex A7, the Cortex-A53 processor on Qualcomm's Snapdragon 410 guarantees a fluid experience even for the heaviest of users. Its energy efficient Hexagon DSP core maximises work per CPU clock cycle for long lasting battery life and wait for it... 64-bit computing! It's faster and more powerful than 32-bit processors, and allows for more efficient processing and memory use.
3D Gaming: desktop grade graphics with direct X and flexrender support Adreno 306 GPU.


4G Dual SIM. Up to 150Mbps download speeds.

Let your worlds collide with 4G dual SIM, dual standby. You won't have to manually switch SIM cards around with 4G support on both slots. Manage calls and messages easily, according to your preferred network and data settings for each card


8MP BSI rear camera with 5-element lens
Take sharp, clear images. The 8MP camera uses backside illumination (BSI) for great low-light performance at night, while infrared sensor protection improves image quality in sunlight. Shoot in HDR, panorama, fisheye, use voice commands, and more. The 2MP front camera records 720p HD video and comes with Beautify, which intelligently guesses age and gender in order to apply 36 smart filters. Selfies look great even without photo editing!

Photos Taken By Redmi 2 camera

Thinner & Lighter.

Comfort without compromise. We've kept the same 4.7" display but designed Redmi 2 to be lighter at 133g and thinner at 9.4mm. It also features rounded corners and a textured back that feels great in your grip.

Matte matters

Finely textured and matte-sprayed, the back cover feels great against skin. It is also fingerprint and grease-resistant.

Even better inside - MIUI 6

Discover new functions, shortcuts, customizations and animations embedded within MIUI 6. Each swipe, pinch and flick is co-developed and upgraded regularly, based on improvement suggestions from some 100 million active MIUI users worldwide.

Sony/LG lithium-ion polymer battery

Last longer with a 2200mAh lithium-ion polymer battery, which has 10% more capacity 
compared to Redmi 1S. Also comes with Quick Charge 1.0, which speeds up changing by 20%.


  • 134x 67.2x 9.4mm

Back Camera
  • 8MP back side illuminated (BSI) Camera.
  • Omnivision image sensor.
  • 5-element lens
  • f 2.2aperture, 2.8mm wide-angle
  • Face Recognization, HDR, Panaroma, Burst Mode.
  • Exposure control and real time sensors
  • Upto 10 shots per second.
  • 1080P Full HD recording

Front Camera
  • Beutify, 2nd generation for great selfies.
  • 720p HD Recording

  • 4.7 inch laminated  IPS HD Display
  • Sharp/AUO fully laminated Display.
  • 1280 x 720 resolution ,312 ppi
  • Color- Temperature adjustments
  • Protected by AGC Dragontail Glass

CPU and GPU:
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM 8916, 64 bit.
  • Quadcore CPU clocked at 1.2 GHz.
  • Adreno 306 GPU.

Internal Storage:
  • 16 GB Internal Storage Space
  • 32 GB expandable Micro Sd slot.

  • 2 GB LP DDR3

Battery :
  • 2200 mAh battery.
  • Sony/LG Lithium- ion polymer battery
  • Typical capacity 2265 mAH, rated capacity 2200 mAh.
  • Quick Charge 1.0 Technology.

  • Android OS v 4.4.4 (KitKat) Out of the Box.
  • MIUI 6 ROM , Out of the Box.

  • 4G Network/ FDD-LTE - 1800/2600/900 MHz
  • 3G Network/ WCDMA - 2100/900 MHz
  • 2G Network/ GSM - 900/1800 MHZ
  • WiFi- 802.11 b/g/n Wireless
  • Supports USB OTG

Sensors and Navigations:
  • Electronic Compass
  • Gravity Sensors
  • Gyroscope
  • Proximity Sensors
  • Light Sensors
  • A-GPS
  • Beidou

Box Content
  • Redmi 2
  • Battery
  • power adapter
  • USB 2.0 cable
  • Warranty card
  • Userguide

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