Xiaomi to launch Redmi 2 on January 4 at Rs 7100

North Gazette News/New Delhi
Chinese smartphone maker, Xiaomi would launch Redmi 2S, the successor of much sought after smartphone Redmi 1S, on January 4, 2015 in India that is likely to come preloaded with default 4G LTE connectivity.

As per reports, Xiaomi Redmi 2S would support same design as Redmi 1S with a 4.7 inch 720 IPS touchscreen with Dragontrail Glass but the new smartphone would flaunt a smart white colour.

Xiaomi Redmi 2S chipset has been upgraded to Snapdragon 410 instead of 400 in Redmi 1S with a 64 bit capable Cortex A53 (1.2GHz quad-core Cortex-A53 LTE-enabled 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor with Adreno 306 GPU) but its processor seems to have downgrade to 1.2 GHz from 1.6 GHz in Redmi 1S.

Xiaomi Redmi 2S would feature a newer MIUI software with Android 4.4 KitKat OS, an upgrade from Redmi 1S that supports Android 4.4 KitKat OS, 1GB RAM and 8GB inbuilt storage which can be expanded upto 32GB.

Redmi 2S is a bit lighter than its predecessor and weighs around at 132 grams, 16 grams lighter than Redmi 1S, and flaunts a more sleeker design. The smartphone comes loaded with same rear camera, 8MP while front camera has been slightly upgraded to 2MP.

Xiaomi had tried to give some extra to its consumer in India with 4G LTE support on both the SIMs, with 2200 MAh battery, likely to be having capacity to last full day usage.