Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 is now official with $125 price tag
In Beijing today, Chinese phone company Xiaomi took the wraps off the company’s two spanking hot smartphones called the Redmi Note 2 and the Redmi Note 2 Prime.
As expected, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 sports a 5.5-inch 1080p display — same goes for the Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 Prime; in fact, both handsets share similar hardware except in the CPU and memory departments.
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 comes with 2GB of RAM, 16GB of storage and MediaTek Helio X10 chipset with 2GHz octa-core CPU. On the other hand, the Prime model boasts of a 32GB storage and 2.2GHz CPU (same RAM and chipset).
For taking photos, both handsets sport 13-megapixel front-facing cameras with f/2.2 aperture. In the front lies a 5-megapixel selfie camera. Both smartphones support LTE and come with infrared sensors for remote control while getting backed by a 3,020mAh battery for power and Android 5.1 Lollipop-based MIUI 7 for software.
Pricing and availability
The Redmi Note 2 has an SRP (suggested retail pricing) of RMB 799 (USD $125) while the Redmi Note 2 Prime sports a cool RMB 899 (USD $140) value tag. In Nigeria, both handsets can be availed from fast-rising e-commerce site, Kulimart. We’ll bring you information on how to buy the handset in other markets in the nearest future.
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