Review on Redmi Note 2 Prime

If you love the look of Chinese smart phones and their greatest features then here is a good news for you because Xiaomi has launched its new smartphone

Redmi Note 2 Prime which is available on all e-commerce stores at reasonable price.

Redmi Note 2 Prime is the successor of popular smartphone Redmi Note and it’s popularity is popping up amid the millions of eyeballs. You can buy this smartphone in various colours including white, Gray, Blue, Pink and yellow and the cost of this mobile is 799 Yuan ($125) at China Mobile online and offline stores and at 8999 INR in India.

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Redmi Note 2 Prime is available on (MT6795T + 32GB of inbuilt storage) at very reasonable rates in various resellers worldwide. The Redmi Note 2 has 5.5 inches 1080 pixels (1920×1080) IPS LCD display with 2GB RAM +32GB internal memory. This device is powered by the battery capacity 3060 mAh MediaTek’s Helio X10 (MT6795 / MT6795T) 64-bit octa-core SoC.

There is only one difference in the internal storage of these two phones Redmi Note 2 Prime have higher internal storage than Redmi Note 2 as well as slightly higher clock speed (2.0GHz compared to 2.2GHz). This device has the 13-megapixel main camera and a 5-megapixel front camera and it supports the 4G LTE connectivity. This is a dual simmer handset which measures 152 x 76 x 8.3mm while it weighs 160 grams.

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Xiaomi announced that this device is sold out incredibly at lower prices after its first launch in the beginning of August, 2015 and now it is available on various online stores or one can buy it from almost anywhere in the world via third-party retailers at a bit higher prices ($160 for the 16GB variant, and $210 for the 32GB one). Despite its low price, the Redmi Note 2 is a high-featured device made with upgraded technology on android operating system.

Key Features of Redmi Note 2 Prime

 

Network Support Network GSM, HSPA, LTE
Body Attributes Dimensions 152 x 76 x 8.3 mm (5.98 x 2.99 x 0.33 in)
Weight 160 g (5.64 oz)
SIM Support Dual SIM (Micro-SIM, dual stand-by)
Display Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colours
Size 5.5 inches (~72.2% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (~401 ppi pixel density)
Multitouch Yes, Version – MIUI 7.0
Design & Platform OS Android OS, v5.0 (Lollipop)
Chip Set Mediatek MT6795 Helio X10
CPU Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53

Octa-core 2.2 GHz Cortex-A53

GPU PowerVR G6200
Memory Card Slots microSD, Extendable memory up to 32GB – Chinese version only
Internal

Storage

16 GB, 2 GB RAM – 2 GHz model

32 GB, 2 GB RAM – 2.2 GHz model

Camera Features Geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, HDR, panorama
Primary 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels, phase detection autofocus, LED flash
Secondary 5 MP, 720p
Video 1080p@30fps
Sound Features Alert Types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Available
3.5mm Jack Available
Communication Type WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou
Infrared port Yes
Radio FM radio
USB microUSB v2.0
Features Sensor Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
Browser HTML5
Java No
Other Features – Fast battery charging: 60% in 30 min (Quick Charge 2.0)

– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic

– MP4/H.264 player

– MP3/WAV/eAAC+ player

– Photo/video editor

– Document viewer

Battery Specifications Li-Po 3060 mAh battery
Standby Time Up to 144 h (3G)
During call Up to 11 h 30 min (3G)
During Music Up to 46 h
Colours Available White, blue, yellow, pink and  mint green

 

Verdict

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 Prime is an advanced version of its predecessor Redmi Note 2 and comes with an execution that is more influential and  incredible features. The key highlight of the phone is its strong design, configuration and camera that delivers quality performance and snaps HD quality crystal clear images.  The only drawback of the phone is the non-expandable memory option, but apart from this, it is one of the best phones in this budget.

 

You can buy this phone for:

  • Its sleek and smooth body
  • Its affordable price
  • Good battery backup
  • Powerful Processor

Beware of non-expandable memory and within a smart budget, this smartphone will be a smart choice.