Redmi Note 2 And Note 2 Prime – Xiaomi’s Best Budget Phones To Look Forward This Weekby Abhishek P August 14, 2015
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The Chinese Tech giant, Xiaomi seems to be unstoppable; recently, it has been on a spree of releasing new smartphones and tablets. Among the slew of latest releases, Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 and the Xiaomi Note 2 Prime have been creating a lot of buzz. Even before these phones were launched the rumor mills was abuzz with various leaked specifications and supposed features. Especially, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 2, which is the successor of the popular Redmi Note have been under the microscopic eyes of the tech experts from around the world. There had been wide speculations about whether or not it would be the perfect successor of Redmi Note and if it would meet the benchmark standards of Redmi Note in terms of hardware specifications and performance. The phones are expected to be officially out on 19th August 2015, let us take a closer look at both models and see how they perform:
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Both the Redmi Note 2 and the Note 2 Prime models feature a 5.5 inch screen with HD display and a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The sharp display with bright colour scheme plays a huge role in enhancing the user experience while browsing, playing games and watching videos. The wide viewing angles make it easier for the users to use their phone everywhere and anywhere. The display is bright yet it doesn’t strain your eye even when used for long hours.
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Xiaomi has been quietly gaining huge reputation for packing in high-quality camera in all its phones and tablets, the 13 MP camera on both Redmi Note 2 and Note 2 Prime does full justice to its reputation. The camera not only lets users click high quality images but also lets record supreme quality videos. The phase detection and autofocus feature further enhances the picture experience. Both the phones have a 5 MP camera, which is great for clicking selfies.
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Both the newly launched smartphones run on Android v 5.0 Lollipop OS out of the box. Also, Xiaomi has packed in its latest MIUI 7 in both the phones.
As said earlier, rumor mills went hammer and tongs speculating the features. There were various specs leaks too, but with the phone out in the market, it has become quite evident that the rumor mills were actually right. The specifications are fully in line with the rumors. The Redmi Note 2 features a 64 bit Helio X10 Octa Core processor with a clock speed of 2.0 GHz, whereas, under the Note 2 Prime hood lies 64 bit Helio X10 Octa Core processor with a clock speed of 2.2 GHz and 2. Both the phones have 2 GB RAM. With such amazing specifications, multi-tasking is sure to be seamless; users can switch between apps with ease without any hassles of phone lagging.
The modern day mobile users, consider the battery life as one of the most important parameters in making their purchase decision. Redmi Note 2 and Note 2 Prime are powered by 3060 mAh battery that assures users to run for full day.
Being budget phones, both the models have quite affordable price. The Redmi Note 2 is expected to be available at Rs. 8,100 (approx.) and the Red Note 2 Prime at a price tag of Rs. 10, 100 (approx.)