The entry-level Xiaomi Redmi 2A with a price cut in China, now available for $80
This spring the Chinese OEM Xiaomi officially unveiled the budget handset Xiaomi Redmi 2A. The compact device is provided with a 4.7-inch screen with a resolution of 720 pixels. The phone has an appealing design with a panel made by Sharp and AIO.
Under the hood of the smartphone is tucked a quad-core CPU set at 1.5GHz Leadcore L1860C. It is paired with 1GB RAM and works in configuration of Mali-T628MP2 GPU. The native storage assured by default is 8GB. It is powered by Android 5.0 Lollipop customized with MIUI 6 user interface. On the back side of the Redmi 2A is integrated the primary camera with 8MP, LED flash and autofocus. The secondary snapper is with 2MP and lies on the front panel. The entry-level smartphone is outfitted with a 2200mAh battery. It supports Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth and 3G and 4G for China Mobile.
When Xiaomi released the Redmi 2A (aka the more affordable version of the Xiaomi Redmi 2) it was priced at CNY 599 (around $97). The latest news about the model is that it getting a nice price cut. The Redmi 2A now costs CNY 499 (around $80). It comes in different colors to suit the various preferences of customers. The smartphone supports dual-SIM and microSD cards for expansion of the storage in case the provided by default memory is not enough.