Xiaomi Redmi 2 will be available from 17th March in Singapore

Xiaomi today announces the availability of the Redmi 2 (available in white) in Singapore. It will be available from 17th March 2015. As with previous model, it also sports a dual SIM card slot. And it has been upgraded to 4G for both slots! The processor is now Quad Core 64-bit Snapdragon 410. With a pricing of just S$169, there is nothing much to complain about.

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Before proceeding to its features, Xiaomi today also announced the Mi Community in Singapore, a platform that is stepping out of China for the first time. It is an avenue for fans to interact with each other and with Xiaomi. Check it out:

http://c.mi.com

For those who are interested in the Xiaomi Redmi 2 specs and features, check this out: –

  1. Thinner and lighter than Redmi 1S, same screen size (4.7-inch)
    1. 15g lighter
    2. Smaller in every dimension
    3. 1mm narrower bezel
  2. Soft touch matte back cover
  3. Quad-core 64-bit Snapdragon 410 processor
    1. Adreno 306 GPU
    2. 1GB RAM, 8GB Flash (expandable to 32GB)
    3. 30% faster browsing speeds, 50% higher CPU performance
  4. 4G Dual SIM, Dual Standby
    1. Both slots support 4G/3G/2G
    2. Customizable labels for each SIM slot (e.g. “work” and “personal”)
  5. 4.7-inch 1280 x 720 HD screen (312 PPI)
    1. Protected by AGC Dragontrail glass
    2. Fully laminated screen, which removes the gap between the glass and the LCD screen, so images now appear closer to your fingertips
  6. Camera
    1. 8MP BSI f/2.2 for great low-light performance
    2. 28mm wide angle lens
    3. 2MP BSI front camera with 720p video recording (up from 1.6MP in Redmi 1S)
    4. Front camera with Beautify mode
  7. 2200mAh battery
    1. 10 percent more capacity than Redmi 1S
    2. Supports Quick Charge 1.0 (charges 20% faster than Redmi 1S)
  8. OTG support
    1. Transfer files quickly with a compatible flash drive
    2. Use peripherals such as a keyboard, mouse and even a USB gamepad
MIUI features:
  1. Home screen
    1. Organise icons and home screen pages easily in edit mode
    2. Delete apps conveniently with bulk removal
  2. Notifications
    1. When an app is in full screen mode, calls come in discreetly
    2. Notifications are grouped according to importance, with unimportant ones neatly tucked away
  3. Performance customisation
    1. Data Usage — Monitor and control how much data your apps use
    2. Battery — Use profiles to maximise your battery life
    3. Cleaner — Get rid of unnecessary files to save storage space
  4. Themes
    1. Almost 8000 themes submitted to the theme store in 2014
    2. Components such as icons, ringtones and lock style can be customised individually
    3. Large variety of different themes to suit all tastes
  5. Beautiful animations and transitions
    1. Unlock
    2. Airplane mode
    3. Weather and clock apps

In my opinion, this is a steal at the pricing with its features.

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