Xiaomi on its 5th anniversary has announced the Redmi 2A smartphone for the Chinese markets. It is priced at CNY 599 (Rs. 6,000 / US$ 97) but is available at a discounted price of CNY 499 which converts to Rs. 5,000 or US$ 80 approx. The phone comes in White, Dark Grey, Light Green, Bright Yellow and Pink color options. A separate version for China Telecom and China Unicom is also available.
Xiaomi Redmi 2A – Key Features, Specs
The Xiaomi Redmi 2A specs are similar to its original Redmi 2 mobile phone. Only major difference is that the 2A come with a 1.5GHz Quad Core LCI L1860C Processor coupled with Mali-T628 GPU instead of Snapdragon 410 SoC. Other specifications are the same that includes a 4.7-Inch AUO Full Fit IPS Retina Capacitive Touch Screen with 312ppi Pixel Density.
There is 1GB of RAM and 8GB of internal storage ROM which is further expandable up to 32GB using MicroSD card. On the front is a 720p 2 mega pixel camera for video calling. Backside has a 8 Mega Pixel main camera with features like Back Illuminated Camera with US Omnivision Sensor, F/2.2 Aperture, 5-Element Lens, 28mm Wide Angle, Face Detection, HDR, Panorama, Burst, 10 Second Continuous Shooting, 1080p Video Recording etc.
The Xiaomi Redmi 2A features a 2200 mAh Battery inside and runs on Android 4.4 KitKat OS based MIUI V6.0. There are two SIM slots inside that support 4G-LTE bands. Connectivity features include Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth V4.0, MicroUSB V2.0, A-GPS, FM Radio, 3.5mm Audio Jack etc.