Redmi 2 sports a 4.7-inch IPS HD display and is clocked at 64-bit 1.2GHz quad-core Snapdragon 410 processor.

Xiaomi Redmi 2 will run on Android 4.4-based MIUI 6.0 software while the Redmi 1S runs on the Android 4.3-based MIUI 5.0 custom skin.

On the memory front, 8GB internal storage which is expandable through microSD card up to 32GB complimented by 1GB worth of RAM and connectivity options.

Redmi 2 gets an upgraded 8-megapixel camera and measures 9.2mm and weighs 134grams. The battery has been modified and fueling the smartphone's operations is 2,200mAh for enhanced usage.

Xiaomi has also worked on the battery capacity by adding the feature of QuickCharge 1.0 technology for faster battery charging.