Xiaomi plans the launch of entry level Redmi 2A smartphone in India on April 8
Xiaomi is planning to make budget buyers happy on the occasion of its fifth anniversary with the unveiling of Redmi 2A in the price range of Rs.5000.00
Lei Jun, CEO of the Chinese smartphone manufacturer unveiled Redmi 2A and Mi Note at an event in China. The Xiaomi Redmi 2A has been launched at CNY 599.00 (approximately Rs. 6,000.00) and is being offered at a special price of CNY 499.00 (approximately Rs. 5,000.00) on April 8 in China to commemorate its anniversary.
The Xiaomi Mi Note (Pink Edition) 16GB has been priced at CNY 2,499.00 (approximately Rs. 25,000.00.)
Redmi 2A is almost similar to Xiaomi’s flagship Redmi 2 except for the CPU. Redmi 2A will be powered by a 1.4GHz quad-core Leadcore (L1860C) Cortex-A7 processor with 1GB of RAM while Xiaomi Redmi 2 is powered by a 64-bit 1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 Cortex-A53 processor with 1GB of RAM.
Other than that it is a clone of Redmi 2 with a 4.7-inch IPS display; 8GB of inbuilt storage; 8-megapixel rear camera, 2-megapixel front camera and a 2200mAh battery.
Sneak peak of Redmi 2A specs
- 4.7-inch 720p HD touchscreen
- Android KitKat 4.4 w/ MIUI
- 1.6GHz quad core Cortex A7 Leadcore chip
- 8MP main camera, 2MP front-facing lens
- 1GB RAM, 8GB internal memory
- Expandable memory
Reports indicate that Xiaomi will launch Redmi 2A for Indian users simultaneously on 8th April for approximately Rs.5000.00