Chinese tech giant Xiaomi launched the 2 new device in its mobile segment named Xiaomi redmi Note 2 and Redmi 2 Prime. As the name suggesting Redmi Note 2 is the successor of Redmi Mote 2G which was launched in India last year for Rs 9999 but after a huge price cut now it is available to buy for rs. 7,999. Redmi Note 2 launched on an ivent in China for CNY 899 (approximately Rs. 9,000).
Everyone will love to compare both the newer and older version of Redmi Note, so for better review of both smartphone we compare the Redmi Note 4G and Redmi Note 2 on the bases of features, price and performance.
Redmi Note 2 launched on 13th august for approx rs 9000 however the Redmi note 4G is avaible to buy only for rs. 7,999 after a huge price cut of rs 2000. The starting price of Note 2G was rs 9999. So buyers can wait to buy Redmi Note 2 because it will also get a cut in price after few times like other budget phones.
Display and Design
The display size of both the version are same which is 5.5 inch, however the Redmi Note 4G offers an HD (1280×720 pixels) resolution on the other hand the new version of Redmi note comes with a full HD (1920×1080 pixels) resolution which is really good for extreme level brightness and smart viewing experience. The Redmi Note 2 is little slimmer than Redmi Note 4G and give a compact look.
Processor and OS
The Redmi Note 2 is powered by a 2GHz MediaTek Helio X10 octa-core 64-bit processor along with 2GB of RAM on the other hand Redmi Note 4G was powered by a 1.6GHz Snapdragon 400 quad-core processor paired with 2GB of RAM. On Software front there is a big difference between two User interface.
The Redmi Note 4G runs on the Android Kitkat OS based on MIUI 6 while the new version support Android Lollipop-based MIUI 7. This new UI accompanied with new and improved design and great features.
Camera and Storage
Camera features of both Xiaomi phone are same that includes a 13 MP rear and 5 MP front camera. The Redmi Note 2 rear camera includes an extra features that is Phase Detection autofocus.
On storage front redmi note 2 has 16 GB internal memory and Redmi Note 4G has an 8GB inbuilt memory which is further expandable via micro SD card.
Battery and Connectivity
There is no big difference between the battery life of both xiaomi phones. Redmi Note 2 is powered by a 3,060mAh battery and the predecessor fueled by 3,100mAh battery.
Both smartphone support 4G LTE connectivity but there is a significant difference between two. The Redmi Note 2 support two SIM card slots on the other hand Redmi Note 4G only came with a single slot.
XIAOMI REDMI NOTE 2 VS XIAOMI REDMI NOTE 4G COMPARISON
|XIAOMI REDMI NOTE 2||XIAOMI REDMI NOTE 4G|
|Price||Rs 9,000 approx||Rs 7999|
|Display||5.5-inch 1080p||5.5-inch 720p|
|Weight||160 grams||185 grams|
|OS||Android Lollipop (MIUI 7)||Android KitKat (MIUI 6)|
|Processor||2GHz MediaTek octa-core 64-bit processor||1.6GHz Snapdragon 400 quad-core|
|Connectivity||Dual-SIM, LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth||Single SIM, LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth|
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