Xiaomi introduces an affordable Mi phone that is thinner, lighter, and faster
Xiaomi has announced that its eagerly-awaited Redmi 2 smartphone will soon be available in the Philippines. Priced at ₱5,999, the Redmi 2 will first go on sale on April 28.
Feature-packed but still affordable, the Redmi 2 brings a powerful smartphone experience closer to more people.
Here are some of the features that Mi Fans can expect from the Redmi 2:
- 4.7” display similar to the Redmi 1S, but thinner at 9.4mm and lighter at 133g
- 4G dual SIM and dual standby capability
- Fast and fluid performance even under heavy use, with a Quad-core 64-bit Snapdragon 410 processor, Adreno 306 GPU, 1GB RAM and 8GB Flash (expandable to 32GB)
- Gorgeous 4.7” 1280 x 720 HD screen (312 PPI), protected by AGC Dragontrail glass
- Sharp and clear 8MP BSI f/2.2 rear camera and a 2MP BSI front camera with 720p video recording
- Long battery life made possible by a 2200mAh battery
- OTG support to transfer files quickly and connect peripherals
- A soft-touch matte back cover that is fingerprint and grease-resistant
- MIUI 6 that enables new functions, shortcuts, customizations and animations
How to order:
To purchase the device, users should visit Mi.com/ph, where they can find a direct link to the Redmi 2 product page of its selling partner Lazada, and choose from among 4 modes of payment: cash on delivery, credit card (Visa/Mastercard), MegaLink and Paypal. Their devices will be delivered for free within 1-5 working days for Metro Manila and 5-10 working days for orders outside Metro Manila. In addition, users can also enjoy Xiaomi’s world-class after-sales service and support, so they can always get the best experience from their Mi smartphones.
Xiaomi is a mobile internet company dedicated to creating an all aspect user experience. It was founded in 2010 by serial entrepreneur Lei Jun, who believed that high-quality technology should be made accessible to more people without costing a fortune. It has brought together smart people from Microsoft, Google, Kingsoft, Motorola, Yahoo and other IT companies from around the world to bring that vision to life. Last December 2014, Xiaomi received a valuation of than US$ 46 billion, making it the world’s most valuable tech startup. In April 2015, it set a new Guinness World Record for the most number of phones sold in a single platform in one day, selling 2.11 million Mi smartphones within 24 hours.