Both of the latest released Xiaomi phones can be considered worthy replacements of its predecessor. With the specifications that they are offering, they fall into the “value for money” segment. Xiaomi’s Redmi Note 2 and Redmi Note 2 Prime differ only in their connectivity support, with all the other specifications being the same. On one hand, the Redmi Note 2 Prime features 3G and 4G connectivity, whereas the Redmi Note 2 supports 4G connectivity. The Prime phone comes with 32 GB of inbuilt storage capacity. Both Xiaomi’s smartphones feature large 5.5 inch HD 1080*1920 displays with 401 pixels per inch density.
In addition, Redmi Note 2 is packed with an octa-core processor that incorporates 2GB RAM, while the Redmi Note 2 Prime sports a comparatively higher quad core processor. These handsets are available in two storage variants, one with 16 GB and one with 32 GB, expandable storage of 32GB. It comes with a great battery life of 3060 mAh that lasts for 24 hours and offers quick charging.
The handset comes packed with a 13MP rear camera with brilliant flash, phase detection autofocus and the shutter speed of 0.1 seconds. It is considered as a decent selfie handset comprising of 5MP front camera with f/2.2. 5 element lens and OmniVision. Other features include geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, HDR, and panorama click. Video recording sports 1080*30 frames per second. The Redmi Note, which was the predecessor of these two phones got popular amongst the masses due to its camera quality.
Display and Specifications
The Redmi Note 2 is slimmer than its predecessor and is also comparatively lighter. It measures 152*76*8.25 mm and weighs 160 grams. Apart from its 4G connectivity, these smartphones include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0 and infrared. Both of these phablets support 4G Micro-SIM cards. One of the most highlighted features is the face recognition in the gallery. Based on Android 5.5 Lollipop, the handsets are worth buying. It delivers tacky sound effects and supports MP3, and WAV formats, having a 3.5mm jack.
The dual phablets can be spotted in white, blue, yellow, pink and mint green vibrant colors. Despite incorporating premium features, both the phones are offered at an affordable price. Either of these two phones are worth buying as they comprise a mind-boggling display, backed by a set of great specifications, including support for 4G connectivity, decent camera quality and powerful battery.