Xiaomi is brings two new budget devices to India Xiaomi Redmi 2 and Mi Pad. Both of these devices are available at pocket friendly prices however they offer super exciting features like any costly device. These gadgets will definitely give a tough competition to many others in the market.
Redmi 2: This budget phone is launched at Rs. 6,999. It will go on flash sale on Flipkart on March 24. Registration for Flipkart sale starts today (Mar 12) at 6pm.
Xiaomi Redmi 2 is thinner and lighter than Redmi 1S but with the same display size 4.7′. It is 15 grams lighter than Redmi 1s and also smaller in every dimension. It comes with Quad-core 64-bit Snapdragon 410 processor and Adreno 306 GPU. It also has 1GB RAM, 8GB Flash (expandable to 32GB), 30% faster browsing speeds and 50% higher CPU performance.
It also has 4G Dual SIM and Dual Standby. The good thing is that both slots support 4G/3G/2G. It has customizable labels for each SIM slot. It also has smart calling (auto-chooses which SIM to use to call / text based on history).
It has 1280 x 720 HD screen (312 PPI) which is protected by AGC Dragontrail glass. The rear camera is 8 mega pixel where as the front is 2 mega pixel. The camera also has features like beautify and selfie timer, manual exposure and cloud camera roll.
The battery is also decent with 2200 mAh and the good news is that it charges were 20% faster than Redmi 1S. It also comes with flash drive which is compatible to transfer file with great speed. Transfer files quickly with a compatible flash drive. It also supports use of keyboard, mouse and USB gamepad.
It is now available in white and black gray and more colors are expected to come later.
Mi Pad: The new tablet is priced at Rs 12,999, Xiaomi’s awesome MIUI-based tablet will go on sale also starting on Mar 24 on Flipkart. No registration is required.
This new tablet has Quad-core 2.2GHz CPU and 192-core Kepler GPU for desktop-class graphics performance.
The screen size is 7.9-inch with Gorilla Glass 3, IPS display with 178-degree viewing angle, stunning colour consistency from almost any angle. Rear Camera is 8 mega pixel and very good front camera with 5 mega pixel. It also comes with 1080p full-HD video recording.
There is powerful battery of 6700 mAh which is clearly a huge leap when compared to other tablets. With this huge battery, it ca support up to 11 hours of video streaming, 17 hours of reading, 86 hours of music playback or 50 days on standby mode.