The second flash sale of Redmi 2 has disappointed many Indian buyers as the device goes out of stock in 87 seconds. The counters recorded that around 5000 handsets were sold during the period.
However, the firm hasn’t revealed the exact number of devices and the time period in which they were going to be available for sale. The sale was conducted the Indian e-commerce giant Flipkart, today starting from 2:00 pm.
The registered users reported that they were assigned a limited period of time to checkout the device and make the payment, and if they fail to do so, the phone will be removed from the cart.
Besides this, Xiaomi has launched today Redmi 2A smartphone, which is called as a budget variant of recently launched Redmi 2 on the occasion of its fifth anniversary with a price tag of 599 Yaun (~Rs. 6000) and will be available at a discounted price of 499 Yaun on April 8.
At the same event, Xiaomi’s CEO Lei Jun has also unveiled the Pink edition of Mi Note that is a “tailored edition for modern ladies”, at a price of 2,499 Yaun(~Rs. 25,000) with free 5000 mAh Mi power bank. The 16 Gb pink variant has slightly higher price than the basic Mi Pad that was launched at 2,299 Yaun(~Rs. 23,000).
The Redmi 2A runs on MiUi based on Android OS supported by a 1.4GHz quad-core Leadcore (L1860C) Cortex-A7 processor that is coupled with 1GB of RAM. Also, the smartphone is fronted with a 4.7 inch 720p HD display and a 2 megapixel of a webcam. Meanwhile, the back of the device boasts an 8 megapixel of primary image snapper.
Refreshing tech specs, the Redmi 2 runs on Android 4.4.4 KitKat supported by 1.2 GHz Quad-core Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410 processor that deals with 1 GB of RAM. It is also featured with a 4.7 inches IPS display with 720 x 1280 pixels of resolution and 312 ppi of pixel density.
Under the hood, the firm is offering a 2200 mAh of battery to the device and an 8 gigabytes of internal storage that can be expandable via a micro SD card.
The mobile phone is fronted with a 2 megapixel, 720p of a secondary camera, meanwhile the back of the device boasts a 8 megapixel of camera with autofocus and LED flash.
The device comes in two variant, one comes with 8 GB of internal storage that is coupled with a 1 GB of RAM, whereas the 16 GB variant sports 2 GB of RAM. However, the device is also available in various color range as it comes in Black, White, Yellow, Pink, Green colors.
As far design is concerned, the plastic build, dual-SIM droidphone measures 134 x 67.2 x 9.4 mm in dimensions and weighs 133 g.
Tech Specs for Xiaomi Redmi 2
|Display||4.7 inch 720p HD display|
|Camera||8MP rear and 2MP front|
|Processor||1.2 GHz Quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor|
|OS||MiUi based on Android 4.4.4 KitKat|