Xiaomi Redmi 2 goes up for sale with worldwide shipping

xiaomi_redmi2s_picture1Xiaomi’s recently announced Redmi 2 is an aggressively priced budget device, featuring a 64-bit Snapdragon 410 processor, 1 GB of RAM, and a 720p 4.7-inch screen. It officially launched in Chinese markets for roughly $110, but trying to get one shipped to the US would be a headache. Fortunately, a Chinese website has started selling the device at a slight mark-up that will ship the device worldwide.
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Xiaomi set to unveil a new Redmi 1S variant on January 4th for Chinese markets

xiaomiXiaomi is preparing to show off a new smartphone on January 4th, and rumors are pointing to it being an updated version of the extremely affordable Redmi 1S. The newer variant of the device is expected to bring a few key improvements, including support for 4G LTE on some of China’s major wireless networks.

The rest of the hardware will likely be very similar to the original Redmi 1S. Rumors suggest a 4.7-inch 720p display, a Snapdragon 410 processor, 1 GB of RAM, 8 GB of internal storage and an 8 megapixel rear camera. Interestingly, though, the newer Redmi is expected to being offered in multiple colors. You’ll be able to pick up a black, white, red, orange, yellow, green, cyan, blue, or purple phone, so even the most picky customers should be able to find one they like.
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