Xiaomi Redmi 2 Pro Review, Specs and Price

Xiaomi, one of the leading private Chinese mobile manufactures has their name fixed in the mouth of many customers in the mobile market, as a result of their constant release of both low and high budget smartphones.

when it comes to Xiaomi’s low budget phones, a majority of the people always recommend the Redmi ONE or Redmi 2. Nevertheless, this newly released smartphone Xiaomi Redmi 2 Pro is set to take the lead in the list of phones with not just a low price but with also a better spec.

The Xiaomi Redmi 2 Pro was announced on October 2015 and is the upgraded version of Redmi 2. Xiaomi has really carried out lots of enhancement on Redmi 2 Pro by featuring better pieces of equipment and specs.

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Design

The Xiaomi Redmi 2 Pro ships in with a 4.7 inches screen with a resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels, 16:9 ratio. This smartphone features an IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors.

The newly released smartphone supports a dual SIM and has a body dimension of 134 mm for thickness, 67 mm for width, 9 mm hight and 133 g for weight. The Xiaomi Redmi 2 Pro currently comes in with just one color variety and that is the Dark gray.

The front of the Xiaomi Redmi 2 Pro houses a screen, speaker and a camera. At the back of this device is where you get the primary camera sensor, the LED Flash and a loudspeaker. Also, on the back of this smartphone, you will see the company’s logo embedded below.

There are a power button and a volume rocker at the right-hand side of this smartphone. Meanwhile, at the bottom of this device you will find the charging port and at the top is our beloved 3.5mm jack.

Camera

Here we are, at the camera section of the Xiaomi Redmi 2 Pro, let’s begin from the back. There is an 8 MP primary camera that has a 28mm (wide angle), a f/2.2 aperture and autofocus.

The primary camera also features a LED flash with HDR and is capable of taking video records of 1080p@30fps. The front facing camera AKA the selfie camera has a 2 MP and is capable of video recording at 720p.

Performance

The performance is where the Xiaomi Redmi 2 Pro features a major change over its predecessor. The Redmi 2 use to have 1GB RAM and 8 internal storage, but the new smartphone, Xiaomi Redmi 2 Pro ships along with a 2GB RAM & 16GB internal storage.

With the 2GB RAM, you could expect a buttery smooth Android encounter on your brand-new Redmi 2 Pro. Luckily for everyone, this smartphone’s internal storage can be expanded up to 32 GB microSD, (dedicated slot).

The Xiaomi Redmi 2 Pro runs on the Android 4.4.4 (KitKat) Operating System and uses the Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410 (28 nm) chipset. This smartphone also uses the Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53 processor and Adreno 306 GPU.

Battery

The battery on the Xiaomi Redmi 2 Pro is the same as the  2200 mAh Removable Li-Po battery that is found on the Xiaomi Redmi 2.

The battery of this device supports Fast battery charging that gives you 30% in 30 min (Quick Charge 1.0)

Other Features

  • FM radio ~ Yes,
  • MP4/H.264 player ~ Yes,
  • MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player ~ Yes,
  • Photo/video editor ~ Yes,
  • Document viewer ~ Yes,
  • Loudspeaker ~ Yes,
  • 3.5mm Jack ~ Yes.

Xiaomi Redmi 2 Pro Price

The Xiaomi Redmi 2 Pro comes at an affordable price tag. It is sold for 130 USD (46,750 Naira). This smartphone can be purchased from large purchasing portals like Amazon and some other online stores or any Xiaomi distributor within your area.

Verdict

The Xiaomi Redmi 2 Pro is a combination of both excitement and affordability because this device actually comes with all the exciting features that some other smartphones come with like main camera & its LED flash, the expandable memory, the increased ROM & RAM and lot more.

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