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 SupportNetworkGSM, HSPA, LTE
Body AttributesDimensions152 x 76 x 8.3 mm (5.98 x 2.99 x 0.33 in)
Weight160 g (5.64 oz)
SIM SupportDual SIM (Micro-SIM, dual stand-by)
DisplayTypeIPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colours
Size5.5 inches (~72.2% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution1080 x 1920 pixels (~401 ppi pixel density)
MultitouchYes, Version – MIUI 7.0
Design & PlatformOSAndroid OS, v5.0 (Lollipop)
Chip SetMediatek MT6795 Helio X10
CPUOcta-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53

Octa-core 2.2 GHz Cortex-A53

GPUPowerVR G6200
MemoryCard SlotsmicroSD, 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

CameraFeaturesGeo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, HDR, panorama
Primary13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels, phase detection autofocus, LED flash
Secondary5 MP, 720p
Video1080p@30fps
Sound FeaturesAlert TypesVibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
LoudspeakerAvailable
3.5mm JackAvailable
Communication TypeWLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
Bluetoothv4.0, A2DP, LE
GPSYes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou
Infrared portYes
RadioFM radio
USBmicroUSB v2.0
FeaturesSensorAccelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
MessagingSMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
BrowserHTML5
JavaNo
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 SpecificationsLi-Po 3060 mAh battery
Standby TimeUp to 144 h (3G)
During callUp to 11 h 30 min (3G)
During MusicUp 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.