Over a year has passed since the Xiaomi Redmi 2 Pro and Redmi Note 2 were released here in Nepal. But Mi Nepal is still trying appeal to its buyers, or that’s what we can assume after the devices’ recent price drop.
Vatsal Impex Pvt. Ltd., the authorized distributor of Xiaomi in Nepal, has slashed the price of the Xiaomi Redmi 2 Pro and Redmi Note 2, and the devices are now available for Rs. 14,499 and Rs. 17,999 respectively. Priced at Rs. 15,999 and Rs. 19,999 previously, these devices could be a good choice for you if you don’t mind your smartphone running on older Android versions.
Cheaper one of the two, the Xiaomi Redmi 2 Pro sports a 4.7-inch HD display. It is powered by a Quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor that is paired with Adreno 360 GPU and 2GB RAM. It runs on Android 4.4.4 KitKat, which could be a huge let off for some. It comes with a small 2200mAh battery which can be charged quickly as it supports Quick Charge 1.0.
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 2, on the other hand, packs some impressive looking specifications. It features a crisp 5.5-inch full HD display with 403 as its PPI. If the fact that the device is running on Android 5.0 Lollipop is ignored, it is an excellent buy. Under the hood, it is equipped with a Quad-core MediaTek MT6795 Helio X10 SoC. It runs on 2GB RAM and has an internal storage of 16GB which can be expanded up to 32 GB just like its predecessor- the Redmi 2 Pro. It is backed by a 3060mAh battery which will make sure that you will not run out of power very soon, and the fact that it supports fast battery charging is a huge bonus.
Xiaomi Redmi 2 Pro in a nutshell:
DISPLAY: 4.7-inch 720 x 1280 pixels HD display (312 PPI)
CHIPSET: Qualcomm Snapdragon 410
CPU: Quad-core processor with 1.2 GHz clock speed
GPU: Adreno 306
REAR FACING CAMERA: 8MP with f/2.2 aperture
FRONT FACING CAMERA: 2MP
OPERATING SYSTEM: Android 4.4.4 Kitkat
INTERNAL STORAGE: 16GB
EXPANDABLE STORAGE: Up to 32GB
SIM: Dual Sim
Rs. 15,999 Rs. 14,499
Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 in a nutshell:
DISPLAY: 5.5-inch 1080 x 1920 pixels full HD display (403 PPI)
CHIPSET: MediaTek MT6795 Helio X10
CPU: Octa-core processor clocked at 2.0 GHz
GPU: PowerVR G6200
REAR FACING CAMERA: 13MP with f/2.2 aperture
FRONT FACING CAMERA: 5MP with f/2.0 aperture
OPERATING SYSTEM: Android 5.0 Lollipop
INTERNAL STORAGE: 16GB
EXPANDABLE STORAGE: Up to 32GB via microSD card
FAST BATTERY CHARGING: Available
SIM: Dual SIM
Rs. 19,999 Rs. 17,999
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