Xiaomi Redmi 2 Review

A 4.7” phone with a 720p display, Snapdragon 410 system chip, and 8-megapixel camera, the Xiaomi Redmi 2 takes the most pride in its software, the MIUI v6…
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19 Comments

1. itsdeepak4u2000

Posts: 3718; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

I've Redmi 1s but camera is not that good, here is a nice camera improvement, images are good.

7. neela_akaash

Posts: 1239; Member since: Aug 05, 2014

Atleast this $100 phone defeats the iPhone 6 in some departments...

2. waddup121 unregistered

Redmi Lyfe. This is a great improvement for Xiaomi, pleased to see what's in store for future devices!

3. Arthurhkt

Posts: 723; Member since: Apr 19, 2012

Anyone know when the 16GB release? Never seen any of them at all.

13. RangoX

Posts: 77; Member since: Feb 20, 2015

The 2GB RAM/16GB storage it's been available for quite a while now on aliexpress and such web stores.

8. RangoX

Posts: 77; Member since: Feb 20, 2015

If this review is new, why didn't you test the 2 GB RAM version instead?

11. coldspring22

Posts: 349; Member since: Feb 28, 2015

Yes Redmi 2 pro with 2GB of memory is much better deal even if it cost $30 more. Just like it's bigger brother Redmi Note, having ample memory should allow for much smoother performance and better multi-tasking. Going from 1GB to 2GB is not just doubleing memory, but in practice more like 4-6X more usable memory (since with only 1GB, bulk is taken up by OS use, leaving only smaller fraction free for running applications).

12. joseanand

Posts: 27; Member since: Aug 14, 2014

there are two versions of redmi 2 rom. 1. china rom 2. global rom for google play store and language issues. flash the global rom from miui forum >download section> redmi 2 > redmi 2 global (flashing guide is also given there)

14. sahil2007

Posts: 1; Member since: Jun 08, 2015

heating problem and battery problem facing in my redmi 2

15. coldspring22

Posts: 349; Member since: Feb 28, 2015

Heating problem and battery issue is probably related. Normally, android phones are supposed to "deep sleep" when in standby mode. But rogue program or bug can keep running even in standby mode causing short battery / heating issues. You need to find out which programs/processes are holding wakelocks:http://www.phonearena.com/news/What-are-wakelocks-how-they-affect-the-battery-life-of-your-Android-device-and-how-to-Greenify-them_id58739

16. coldspring22

Posts: 349; Member since: Feb 28, 2015

17. cyberjet

Posts: 3; Member since: Jul 25, 2015

Hi, I Just purchased a Redmi 2 From Snapdeal.com in Apr, 2015 I Faced problem of heating in just the stand by mode after installing Whats App, MXPlayer etc., Phone generates heat at the back and auto swich off Due to the above problem i submits the mobile at the Janak Puri Dist,: JobSheet No. 915071100440 HCL Touch (West) Address: G-5 (II), Shop No.5/126 & 5/127, Janak Place, Distt. Centre, Janakpuri, New Delhi Hours of Operation: Monday to Saturday, 10:00-18:00 Service Center Phone Number: 011- 25615338 on 11/07/2015 and they return it on 24/07/2015 after replacing the bettery But it still have the same problem, due to that i visit the service center again on 25/07/2015 and explained the problem, They ask to re-submits the phone for 2 weeks. I am unable to re-submits it for 2 weeks again Please do the needfull

18. cyberjet

Posts: 3; Member since: Jul 25, 2015

Hi, I Just purchased a Redmi 2 From Snapdeal.com in Apr, 2015 I Faced problem of heating in just the stand by mode after installing Whats App, MXPlayer etc., Phone generates heat at the back and auto swich off Due to the above problem i submits the mobile at the Janak Puri Dist,: JobSheet No. 915071100440 HCL Touch (West) Address: G-5 (II), Shop No.5/126 & 5/127, Janak Place, Distt. Centre, Janakpuri, New Delhi Hours of Operation: Monday to Saturday, 10:00-18:00 Service Center Phone Number: 011- 25615338 on 11/07/2015 and they return it on 24/07/2015 after replacing the bettery But it still have the same problem, due to that i visit the service center again on 25/07/2015 and explained the problem, They ask to re-submits the phone for 2 weeks. I am unable to re-submits it for 2 weeks again Please do the needfull

19. Noonting

Posts: 135; Member since: Sep 19, 2014

What does "Screen refresh rate is low" mean? It flickers?

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