Xiaomi Mi 2 Specs Review and Price

We present to you the Xiaomi Mi-2, a new device from Xiaomi. It was announced on August 2012 and released in November 2012, it also comes along with lots of nice features like a nice RAM, fair cameras and a host of other specifications.

Don’t get it twisted, this device also comes with little flaws, so you don’t start thinking it is all good with this smartphone. Just keep reading to see all the specifications that make this device unique.

Design

This device has a plastic body build and also has a well-rounded edge that gives you that comfortable feeling when holding it in your hand.

At the back of this smartphone, we have the primary camera in the middle of the upper region of this device. There is also a LED Flash, a loudspeaker all in the same role with the primary camera. Finally, you will see the companies logo close to the bottom of this device.

On the front of the Xiaomi Mi-2, you will find the screen, a selfie camera and the speaker for calls. Meanwhile, there is a power button and the volume rockers by the right-hand side of this device. This device also arrives with a 3.5mm jack on the top of this device, while at the bottom is where the charging port seats.

The Xiaomi Mi-2 comes along with a 4.3 inches IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with 16M colors. And also comes with a resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels and has a 65.2% screen-to-body ratio.

Camera

The Xiaomi Mi-2 comes along with an 8 MP primary camera, that has a  f/2.0 aperture and 27mm (wide), AF. The main camera also comes with a LED flash and HDR. It is also capable of recording video 1080p@30fps.

On the front of the Xiaomi Mi-2, you will find a 2 MP selfie camera, that can record videos 1080p@30fps. The selfie camera does not feature any LED Flash, but the camera produces nice images.

Performance

The Xiaomi Mi-2 features a performance that is supposed to be very okay for a normal mobile user. This device runs on the Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) Operating System which can still be upgraded to 4.4.4 (KitKat).

This smartphone also comes with Qualcomm APQ8064 Snapdragon S4 Pro chipset and a Quad-core 1.5 GHz Krait processor coupled with Adreno 320 GPU.

Battery

Our newly released Xiaomi Mi-2 comes equipped with a 2000 mAh Removable Li-Ion battery. The battery does not support any wireless or fast charging technology.

Other Features

  • FM radio ~ Yes,
  • MP4/DivX/XviD/WMV/H.264 player
  • MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player
  • Organizer
  • Photo/video editor
  • Document viewer
  • Voice memo/dial/commands
  • Predictive text input (Swype)
  • Loudspeaker ~ Yes,
  • 3.5mm Jack ~ Yes.

Xiaomi Mi-2 Price

The Xiaomi Mi-2 comes in with a tag price of about $285 which is approximately 103,500 Naira. You can also purchase this device from some online stores or any Xiaomi distribution outlet within your region.

Verdict

The Xiaomi Mi-2 comes along with moderate specifications that are supposed to offer proper satisfaction to any normal smartphone user. Despite being a nice phone with lots of nice features, I think that the price at which this device is sold for is not competitive.

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