After introducing the Mi4 last week, Vatsal Implex has now launched a new Xiaomi smartphone in Nepal — the Redmi 2. The phone is currently on sale here in Nepal for Rs.14,900 from Kaymu. You can grab one from this link.
As far as the specification goes, the Xiaomi Redmi 2 sports a 4.7″ IPS display with a resolution of 1280×720 pixels yielding a pixel density of 312ppi. The screen is being protected by AGC Dragontrail Glass for protection against scratches and minor drops. The phone is powered by a 1.2 GHz Snapdragon 410 Quadcore 64-bit processor coupled with Adreno 306 GPU.
The Redmi 2 has 1GB of DDR3 RAM. In terms of storage, it has 8GB of internal storage that is expandable via microSD card slot up to 32GB. In terms of connectivity, the phone supports two SIMs with 4G LTE capabilities, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n (no dual-band ac), Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, and support for USB OTG. A 2200mAh Samsung Lithium polymer battery is attached to it which comes with quick charge 1.0 that is able to charge the phone from 0 to 50% in just 30 mins. The back houses an 8MP primary camera with LED Flash, BSI sensor, f/2.2 aperture, Omnivision sensor, and 1080p video recording. There is also a 2MP front shooter than can record 720P videos. It is currently running MIUI version 6.0 on top of Android 4.4 (KitKat).
The Xiaomi Redmi 2 that’s being sold here in Nepal comes in White color variant only. We are not so sure if Vatsal Implex is going to launch the 2GB RAM with 16GB memory variant in Nepal or not. They have also confirmed that they will be launching Redmi Note 3 in coming months.