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Xiaomi Redmi 2A (2015) review

Android OS v5.0 (Lollipop)
Leadcore L1860C
Mali-T628 MP2
1 GB / 8 GB
4.7 inches (720 x 1280 px)
8 MP, 3264 x 2448 px, autofocus

Xiaomi announced the launch of the Redmi 2A smartphone in 2015. The manufacturer is offering the Xiaomi Redmi 2A phone with 4.7 inches display, Leadcore L1860C chipset, 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB of internal storage.

The Xiaomi Redmi 2A comes with Android OS v5.0 (Lollipop) out of the box, and a Li-Ion 2200 mAh battery. The 4.7 inches phone comes with IPS display (720 x 1280 px). The IPS display provides enhanced features, such as optimal viewing angles, color accuracy, invariable color reproduction and better power consumption.

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Xiaomi Redmi 2A specifications

NameRedmi 2A
Release date2015


The weight of Xiaomi Redmi 2A is about 4.73 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this Xiaomi phone are average (5.28 x 2.65 x 0.37 inches).

Weight4.73 oz
Dimensions5.28 x 2.65 x 0.37 inches
Colorsblack, green, pink, white, yellow
SIM typeMicro SIM


The Xiaomi Redmi 2A comes with Android OS v5.0 (Lollipop) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v5.0 (Lollipop)
SoCLeadcore L1860C
CPUQuad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A7
GPUMali-T628 MP2


The size of Redmi 2A screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 4.7 inches IPS display of Xiaomi Redmi 2A with 720 x 1280 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeIPS
Screen size4.7 inches
Resolution720 x 1280 px
Multitouch supportyes


The internal memory of Xiaomi Redmi 2A (1 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (8 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

Internal storage8 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD


The camera of the Redmi 2A is equipped with autofocus. An autofocus (or AF) optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area. Very few Android cameras come without autofocus.

Selfie camera2 MP
Main camera8 MP, 3264 x 2448 px, autofocus


The Xiaomi Redmi 2A supports 2G, 3G and 4G/LTE networks. This phone has a built-in GPS. GPS is a highly accurate navigation system using signals from satellites to determine a location on the Earth's surface, irrespective of weather conditions. Most phones have a GPS unit on board. The Redmi 2A phone has built-in FM radio. The built-in FM Radio is great for listening to your favorite radio station.

GSM 2G bands900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G / 4G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
FM radioyes
USBmicroUSB 2.0
Headphone3.5 mm jack


The Li-Ion 2200 mAh battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The Li-ion is a low maintenance battery which offers high energy, is lightweight and does not require periodic full discharge. The battery of Redmi 2A is removable. You can simply buy a new piece from the open market and interchange it easily by yourself.

TypeLi-Ion 2200 mAh


Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer is a sensor that measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. This Xiaomi phones comes with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear. The Dual SIM capability of Xiaomi Redmi 2A phone is ideal for businesses wishing to provide staff with a mobile device that can offer separate numbers and bills for both personal and business use. This smartphone doesn't support fast charging technology.

Sensorsaccelerometer, compass, light, proximity
SpecialsDual SIM, MIUI 6
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The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the Xiaomi Redmi 2A, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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