Xiaomi Redmi 2 Pro can now be pre-ordered worldwide with free shipping from Gearbest. It is available for US $142.79 and will start shipping from July 15. It is an unlocked device for worldwide use.
In India, the Redmi 2 is a very popular budget smartphone and is available for Rs 6,999 (US $110 approximately). However, it is not the Pro variant and only comes with 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB of internal memory. Indian smartphone consumers has been asking Xiaomi to release this variant for a long time now but it hasn’t materialized yet. Now, the Redmi 2 Pro can be pre-ordered globally from Gearbest for US $142.79. Check out our Redmi 1s review, which is also a brilliant budget device.
The e-commerce giant from China delivers in most countries with free shipping. However, you could also expedite the shipping by paying nominal charges and get it within 3-7 business days. Lets have a look at the specifications and features of Redmi 2 Pro.
Xiaomi Redmi 2 Pro Specifications
The Xiaomi Redmi 2 Pro features a 4.7 inch (1280 x 720 pixels) LED IPS OGS display. It is powered by 1.2 GHz quad-core Snapdragon 410 MSM8916 64-bit processor along with Adreno 305 GPU. The smartphone has 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage which can be expanded up to 32 GB via microSD card. It runs on MIUI v6 on top of Android 4.4 KitKat and will soon be upgraded to Android 5.0 Lollipop.
On the camera front, the Redmi 2 Pro has a 8 megapixel rear camera with LED flash, BSI sensor with f/2.2 aperture which can shoot Full HD 1080p videos. It also has a 2 megapixel front-facing camera for selfies and video calling which can also shoot HD videos (720p). It supports dual SIM feature with dual standby mode. It is 9.4 mm thick and weighs 133 grams.
The Redmi 2 Pro comes with 4G LTE (1800 / 2600 MHz) on both SIM cards, 3G, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS / A-GPS, GLONASS and USB OTG as connectivity options. The smartphone has a 2,200 mAh battery under the hood.
The package contains Cell Phone (1), Power Adapter (1), Battery (1).
The Xiaomi Redmi 2 Pro is now on pre-order in Black and White colour variants on Gearbest.com for US $142.79. It starts shipping from July 15, 2015. It is an unlocked device for worldwide use. The recently launched Meizu MX5 (unlocked) is also on pre-order with free international shipping.