Lei Jun, founder and CEO of China's mobile company Xiaomi, shows new features at launch ceremony of Xiaomi Phone 4 in Beijing
Lei Jun, founder and CEO of China's mobile company Xiaomi, shows the new features at a launch ceremony of Xiaomi Phone 4, in Beijing, July 22, 2014. China's Xiaomi unveiled on Tuesday its new flagship Mi 4 smartphone, aimed squarely at the premium handset market dominated by Apple Inc and Samsung Electronics Co Ltd. REUTERS

Xiaomi Redmi 2 is the successor handset for the highly popular Xiaomi Redmi 1S. The specs of the handset are quite impressive and it is going to be across the globe with a very affordable price tag of $155.

According to Android Headlines, the Xiaomi Redmi 2 has been listed with a Chinese retailer called SPEmall. As of this writing, only the white coloured Redmi 2 is available for purchase. Along with a price point of $155, buyers will also have to additionally pay for shipping charges. Android Headlines says that even though $155 is slightly expensive, it comes with incredible features.

In comparison with the Redmi 1S, the successor device comes with couple of new features. Here are the three impressive features of Redmi 2.

64-bit Chipset
Xiaomi Redmi 2 is featuring a Snapdragon 410 chipset. Good thing about it is that it is 64-bit chipset that is currently available on premium smartphones. The chipset features a quad-core processor that clocks at 1.2 GHz along with Adreno 306 graphics and 1 GB of RAM.

4G LTE Connectivity
Not many budget handsets come with 4G LTE connectivity. However, the Redmi 2 is born with it and it can help users to take advantage of 4G LTE connectivity internationally. The Xiaomi Redmi 2 is a dual-SIM device and 4G LTE connectivity is available on the SIM slots.

Compact Design
The Xiaomi Redmi 2 has a thickness of 9.4 mm and height and width of the device is 134 x 67.2 mm. It houses a 4.7-inch display that supports full HD resolution. Xiaomi is offering the Redmi 2 with reduced bezels that makes it look all the more attractive.

Larger Battery
The Redmi 1S came with a 2,000 mAh battery. However, on the sequel model, Xiaomi has packed a larger battery of 2,200 mAh capacity.

Some of the other attractive features of Redmi 2 include 8 MP camera on the rear and 2 MP selfie camera, 8 GB native storage and support for up to 64 GB of microSD slot. The handset comes preloaded with Android v4.4.4 KitKat OS.

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