Xiaomi Redmi 2 Prime vs Redmi 2 Difference

Xiaomi yet after a successful launch and preach to its Indian users have once again launched its new smartphone Xiaomi Redmi 2 Prime which is an upgraded version of the Xiaomi Redmi 2. Just like Lenovo did with one of its smartphone Lenovo A6000 which was sold in a matter of seconds on its flash sales and then later released Lenovo A6000 Plus which had an increased storage space and double amount of RAM. Similarly, Xiaomi Redmi 2 consists of the best hardware specs at a price range of Rs 5999/- with 8 GB of ROM, 1GB of RAM and running on a 1.2 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor. Whereas the Xiaomi Redmi 2 Prime has an upgraded RAM of 2 GB and 16GB ROM at a price range of Rs 6999/- only. Both the devices have the same specs apart from these two differences, we’ll give a detailed review of it below.

XIAOMI REDMI 2 PRIME vs REDMI 2 COMPARISON

Xiaomi Redmi 2 Prime Xiaomi Redmi 2 Prime
RATINGS
Overall NDTV Rating
Design Rating
Display Rating
Software Rating
Performance Rating
Battery Life Rating
Camera Rating
Value for money Rating
GENERAL
Alternate names
Release date August 2015 January 2015
Form factor Touchscreen Touchscreen
Dimensions (mm) 134.00 x 67.20 x 9.40 134.00 x 67.20 x 9.40
Weight (g) 133.00 133.00
Battery capacity (mAh) 2200 2200
Removable battery Yes Yes
Colours White, Black, Yellow, Pink, Green White, Black, Yellow, Pink, Green
SAR value NA NA
DISPLAY
Screen size (inches) 4.70 4.70
Touchscreen Yes Yes
Resolution 720×1280 pixels 720×1280 pixels
Pixels per inch (PPI) 312 312
HARDWARE
Processor 1.2GHz  quad-core 1.2GHz   quad-core
Processor make Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 Qualcomm Snapdragon 410
RAM 2GB 1GB
Internal storage 16GB 8GB
Expandable storage Yes Yes
Expandable storage type microSD microSD
Expandable storage up to (GB) 32 32
CAMERA
Rear camera 8-megapixel 8-megapixel
Flash Yes Yes
Front camera 2-megapixel 2-megapixel
SOFTWARE
Operating System Android 4.4 Android 4.4
Skin MIUI 6 MIUI 6
CONNECTIVITY
Wi-Fi Yes Yes
Wi-Fi standards supported 802.11 b/ g/ n 802.11 b/ g/ n
GPS Yes Yes
Bluetooth Yes, v 4.00 Yes, v 4.00
NFC No No
Infrared No No
Wi-Fi Direct No No
MHL Out No No
HDMI No No
Headphones 3.5mm 3.5mm
FM Yes Yes
Number of SIMs 2 2
SIM 1
SIM Type Micro-SIM Micro-SIM
GSM/ CDMA GSM GSM
3G Yes Yes
4G/ LTE Yes Yes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40) Yes Yes
SIM 2
SIM Type Micro-SIM Micro-SIM
GSM/ CDMA GSM GSM
3G Yes Yes
4G/ LTE Yes Yes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40) Yes Yes
SENSORS
Compass/ Magnetometer Yes Yes
Proximity sensor Yes Yes
Accelerometer Yes Yes
Ambient light sensor Yes Yes
Gyroscope Yes Yes
Barometer No No
Temperature sensor No No

 

Coming to a conclusion we can tell that paying an extra Rs 1000/- would be a good deal to get an extra 1 Gig of RAM and double the storage space which would save your external memory card price. There are lots of development for both the devices and MIUI being an open source you can expect a lot of custom roms for it. You can either purchase Xiaomi Redmi 2 Prime or Xiaomi Redmi 2. The choice is always yours.

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