Xiaomi Launches Redmi 2 and Mi Pad in India for 6,999 INR and 12,999 INR

Leading Chinese smartphone maker, Xiaomi has today officially launched its impressively affordable Redmi 2 smartphone and Mi Pad tablet in India as expected. Both these devices will be exclusively available on an e-commerce channel Flipkart.com starting from 24th March 2015.

Redmi 2


Redmi 2 includes a 4.7 inch HD IPS display with AGC Dragontrail Glass protection on top and is powered by 64 bit 1.2 GHz quad core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916 processor paired with 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB of inbuilt memory which can be further expanded by another 32 GB using Micro SD card.

Redmi 2 sports an 8 MP rear camera with LED flash and can record 1080p full HD resolution videos at 30fps, also includes a 2 MP front camera and fueled by 2200 mAh battery. It runs on Android 4.4 KitKat OS with MIUI v6 on top. Connectivity features include 4G, 3G, 2G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, Micro USB port, USB OTG and dual SIM functionality.

Mi Pad


Mi Pad was earlier showcased in India along with Mi 3, Redmi Note and Redmi 1s. It features a 7.9 inch IPS display with the resolution of 2048 x 1536 pixels amounting to 324 ppi sharpness. It employs a NVIDIA Tegra K1 processor clocked at 2.2 GHz, assisted by 2 GB of RAM, 16 GB of ROM and expandable storage of 128 GB using Micro SD card slot.

Mi Pad has an 8 MP rear camera with Sony BSI stacked sensor which is capable of full HD video recording and also sports a 5 MP front facing camera. It houses a massive 6700 mAh battery inside which offers 86 hours of music playback and 50 days on standby mode.

Mi Pad doesn’t come with voice calling facility. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Dualband, Bluetooth 4.0, Micro USB port and USB OTG.

Key Specifications of Xiaomi Redmi 2 and MiPad:

Model Xiaomi Redmi 2 Xiaomi MiPad
Display 4.7 inch HD IPS display 7.9 inch (2048 x 1536 pixels)
Processor 64 bit 1.2 GHz quad core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916 2.2 GHz NVIDIA Tegra K1
OS Android 4.4 KitKat OS with MIUI v6 Android 4.4 KitKat OS with MIUI ROM
Camera 8 MP rear and 2 MP front camera 8 MP rear and 5 MP front camera
Battery 2200 mAh 6700 mAh
Internal Memory 8 GB 16 GB
Dimensions and Weight 134 x 67.2 x 9.4 mm and 133 grams 135.40 x 202.10 x 8.50 mm and 360 grams

Users who want to but Xiaomi Redmi 2, need to register first and registration will start today at 6 PM. It will be available in two color options include White and Black-Grey, priced at 6,999 INR. MiPad doesn’t need any registration and comes in white color for Rs. 12,999. Both these devices will go on sale from March 24 onwards via Flipkart.

Author: Pooja

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