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    Xiaomi Redmi 2 Prime Vs Xiaomi Redmi Note

    Xiaomi Redmi 2 Prime Vs Xiaomi Redmi Note

    China’s leading smartphone manufacturer, Xiaomi has been dominating the budget segment with some powerful and alluring devices. 

    In all markets, the renowned smartphone maker has been growing at a great pace, and is taking on the likes of Apple, Samsung, Sony, and HTC.After Mi3, Redmi 1s, and Note 4G, the company brought the next version of Redmi with a decent set of specs. The upgraded Redmi 2 looked pretty impressive, but in front of Lenovo A7000 and Yu Yuphoria, it lost the game pretty early.

    This is why, Xiaomi recently launched Redmi 2 Prime, the enhanced version of original Redmi 2. The new Redmi 2 Prime is the first India manufactured device from Xiaomi, and looks like a perfect player to take Yuphoria and other budget beauties rolling in the market. Compared to company’s own Redmi Note 4G, Redmi 2 Prime stands as a tough competitor. But, there are some elements which create a clear line of difference between the powerful budget smartphone and budget phablet from Xiaomi. To know more, check out our detailed comparison feature below!

    In terms of design language, Redmi 2 Prime and Note 4G both look pretty impressive and fairly well built.Designed completely from Plastic, both phones feature round corners and give a strong and comfortable grip.No doubt, they’re one of the finest budget phones, but in case you want something sleeker and compact, take your pick with Redmi 2 Prime. It comes with soft touch matte finish, and is a whole lot lighter and thinner than the hefty Note 4G coming with 9.5mm thickness and 185 grams of weight. With a big screen and heavy weight, it might not cater standard smartphone users, but can surely attract budget phablet lovers shopping for a powerful device.

    Along with design language, the display capabilities of Redmi 2 Prime and Redmi Note 4G are also incredible. On one hand, the upgraded Redmi 2 Prime features a 4.7-inch HD IPS display with a pixel density of 312ppi, while on the other, the big boy Redmi Note 4G sports a 5.5-inch HD IPS display with a pixel density of 267ppi.The pixel count packed with both devices is same, but unless you’re a big screen lover, Redmi Note 4G will not do any benefit to you.Both phones will give you a decent visual experience, but Redmi 2 Prime with its higher pixel density might just serve better.

    Hardware capabilities
    Under the hood, Redmi 2 Prime and Note 4G both power up by entry-level Snapdragon processors.The new Redmi 2 Prime is powered by a quad-core Snapdragon 410 chipset clocked at 1.2GHz coupled with 2GB of RAM and Adreno 306GPU, while the bigger Redmi Note 4G houses a quad-core Snapdragon 400 chip clocked at 1.6GHz clubbed with 2GB RAM and Adreno 305GPU. The performance of both devices will be smooth and glitch-free, but since Redmi 2 Prime features 64-bit capabilities, it might just hold an upper hand against Note 4G shipping with an outdated 32-bit processor.

    On the software front, there is not much difference between Redmi 2 Prime and Note 4G. On one hand, the India-made version ofRedmi 2 runs Android KitKat-based MIUI 6 out-of-the box, while on the other, the big-boy Note 4G runs Android Jelly Bean-based MIUI 5 out-of-the box, and offers upgradability to MIUI 6-based on Android 4.4.2 KitKat. The latest iteration of MIUI comes with a bunch of features, and looks a whole lot better MIUI 5 and older versions.

    The enhanced camera setup of Redmi Note 4G is one of the only few things that make the phablet better than Redmi 2 Prime. The powerful Note phablet ships with a superb 13-megapixel rear and 5-megapixel front-facing camera, and offers a bunch of features like LED flash, autofocus, and HDR mode. It gives incredible image quality in daylight and lowlight conditions, and performs better than Redmi 2 Prime boasting an 8-megapixel rear and 2-megapixel front-facing snapper.It captures 1080p videos at 30fps and goes head to head with Redmi 2 for in terms of video recording capabilities.

    In terms of storage, Redmi 2 Prime and Note 4G differ by a big margin. On one hand, the India-made version of Redmi 2 ships with 16GB of inbuilt storage and offersexpandability up to 32GB, while on the other, the powerful Note 4G falls behind with mere 8 gigs of internal memory, and expandability up to 64GB. Both phones will certainly give you sufficient storage space, but Redmi 2 Prime with increased internal memory looks much better.

    On the connectivity front, Redmi 2 Prime and Note 4G go head to head with a bunch of options like, Wi-Fi, GPRS/EDGE, 3G HSPA+, 4G LTE, Bluetooth v4.0, A-GPS, and micro-USB 2.0. Both devices offer dual-sim support, and give decent browsing experience on 3G, 4G, and Wi-Fi networks.They also pack ambient light sensor, proximity sensor, accelerometer, and gyroscope for better user experience.

    The battery capabilities packed with Redmi Note 4G are way better than the new Redmi 2 Prime. The powerful budget phablet ships with a long-lasting battery of 3100mAh, and holds sufficient amount of juice throughout the day.It promises up to 14 hours of talk time on 3G network, and serves much better than Redmi 2 Prime housing a smaller 2200mAh battery. Whether you’re at home, at office, or at work, the power support packed with Note 4G will always keep you connected.

    The new Redmi 2 Prime is hitting the shelves at an enticing price tag of Rs. 6,999, while the bigger Note 4G phablet has been priced slightly higher at Rs. 7,999.Both devices are rolling with a bunch of offers exclusively via Mi.com, and renowned ecommerce stores including, Flipkart, Snapdeal and Amazon India.

    Final Verdict
    Unless you’re a dedicated phablet lover, Xiaomi Redmi 2 Prime will continue to dominate as a better choice over Redmi Note 4G. The India-made enhanced version of Redmi 2 features upgraded hardware specs, and looks much better than the powerful Note Phablet.Its battery capacity is slightly low, but performance will be right on the mark!

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