Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 review

03.09.2015 101066 0

The most affordable smartphone with Helio X10 processor (MT6795)

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Introduction

August 2015 was marked for Xiaomi by the release of the Redmi Note 2, which again reminded us of the times when the manufacturer produced both high-quality and affordable smartphones at the same time. Of course, in recent years, Xiaomi has only improved the quality of its products, but at the same time, the price of them has increased in the same proportion. And now you can call the devices of this manufacturer affordable only with a big stretch. Take at least the budget model Redmi 2 , which turned out to be frankly weak and inexpressive even in the top version of Prime. Or let's take the Mi4i model for comparison, the price of which turned out to be overpriced by almost $50, taking into account case materials and hardware stuffing. Has Xiaomi forgotten what made it so popular and led it to a leading position in the Chinese market?

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The answer to this question was given by the Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 smartphone, which is also known in China as Red Rice Note 2 or Hongmi Note 2. In it, Xiaomi embodied the perfect balance between cost and technical characteristics, recalling the times of its rapid growth. After all, the novelty received a powerful 8-core 64-bit MT6795 processor from MediaTek, also known as the Helio X10. And, despite the fact that many manufacturers install this chip in their flagships, Xiaomi decided to equip it with a device in the middle price segment, which is the most saturated in the Chinese market and is experiencing the most intense competition.

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 smartphone retained the idea of a simple design and inexpensive plastic case from its predecessor, but received an “adult” Full-HD resolution of a 5.5-inch display. The novelty has retained 2 GB of RAM, but the amount of internal storage in it has grown to the usual 16 GB this year. The battery capacity has changed down, but not significantly, and the resolution of the built-in cameras has remained the same. However, the manufacturer replaced the sensors for cameras with more advanced ones, and the rear camera also received an autofocus system with phase detection, the so-called PDAF. At the same time, the manufacturer focused on the capabilities of the camera no less than on the capabilities of the processor installed in the smartphone.

And finally, for the first time in history, a smartphone from Xiaomi has acquired a built-in infrared transmitter, with which you can control various household appliances that support remote control.

But the most remarkable thing is that the manufacturer managed to charge an incredibly low price for a device with such characteristics. The base model Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 received 2 versions with a difference only in the supported frequencies of cellular networks, and its price was 799 yuan. Just imagine, only $125 for a smartphone with a Helio X10 chip! But there is also a 3rd version, called Prime, which received 2 times more internal memory and a processor with clock speeds increased to 2.2 GHz. For it in China they ask for 899 yuan, or about $141.

Of course, we won’t see these smartphones for this price yet, but even taking into account retailers’ markups, Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 remains the most affordable smartphone with a Helio X10 (MT6795) processor, and the most powerful in its price segment.

Well, now is the time to take a closer look at this device and try to understand whether Xiaomi has really created a small miracle that will stir up the Chinese smartphone market, or the manufacturer simply saved on everything for the sake of installing a flagship-level processor in this device. And we will begin our review of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 smartphone by tradition with a description of its packaging, delivery set and appearance.

Package contents of Xiaomi Redmi Note 2.

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 smartphone comes in a rectangular box made in the company's tradition of plain unpainted cardboard. On the cover of the box you will find only the manufacturer's logo, and on the bottom of the box, on the back side, you will find stickers with the name of the device and its specification, IMEI data of the phone and a hologram confirming the authenticity of the device.

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Under the lid of the box in the top tray is the smartphone itself, and under this tray you will find a branded USB cable, a charger with a maximum current of 2A (both are black), a smartphone battery, as well as instructions in Chinese and a warranty card in a special envelope. Also, our copy of the device was understaffed with a silicone case, which is not included in the standard package.



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As you can see, the package bundle of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 smartphone cannot be called rich, but rather, on the contrary, very meager.

So, once again we list what is included in the standard package of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 smartphone:

  • Smartphone Xiaomi Redmi Note 2
  • 2.0A charger with Asian connector (Type A)
  • USB cable for connection to charger or computer
  • Chinese manual and warranty card


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The front panel of the smartphone is made of protected glass, the manufacturer of which is not specified. At the bottom of the front panel are 3 standard red backlit touch buttons.

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And in the upper part of the front panel there are light and proximity sensors, an event indicator, a front camera and a speaker.

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The body of the smartphone is made of soft-touch polycarbonate. On the right side of the case are the power and volume buttons, and the manufacturer left the left side of the case empty.

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At the bottom of the case you will find a Micro-USB port with support for OTG function and a hole for a spoken microphone, which are shifted to the left corner when looking at the device from the front panel.

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On the upper end of the case there is a noise reduction microphone hole and an infrared port window on one side (on the right, when viewed from the side of the screen), and a standard 3.5 mm audio jack on the other side.

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On the back of the case, at the top and center, you will find the main camera eye and a single-section LED flash module below it.

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And at the bottom of the rear panel you will find the manufacturer's logo and 4 rows of external speaker holes, which are also located in the center. Under the speaker holes, the manufacturer made a special protrusion on the cover, about 1 mm high. It serves to ensure that the sound from the speaker does not overlap when the phone is placed face up on a flat surface, and also prevents rapid wear of the back cover.

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The back cover of the smartphone Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 is removable. It does not take much effort to remove it, and under it you will find a removable BM45 battery, which has a nominal capacity of 3060 mAh.

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Above the battery compartment are 2 Micro-SIM card slots, as well as a Micro-SD memory card slot up to 32 GB.

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Beneath the plastic panels that form the battery compartment and the SIM and memory card trays is a sturdy magnesium alloy frame. It serves to give the smartphone rigidity, heat dissipation, and all the main elements of the smartphone are attached to it.

In general, the assembly of the device can be considered excellent. No squeaks or backlashes were found in our sample. At the same time, the design of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 smartphone can be called boring without a twinge of conscience. It appears before you as a kind of rectangular bar, reminiscent of the appearance of the Lenovo K3 Note smartphone.

In direct comparison, in terms of dimensions, Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 is inferior to other smartphones with the same hardware stuffing - Meizu MX5 and LeTV One . Although it is quite easy to come to terms with this, because each of them is almost twice as expensive as Redmi Note 2. However, it is worth noting that Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 is not the largest in its class. The same Elephone P7000 , for example, is even larger in size.

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For lovers of dry numbers, we inform you that the dimensions of Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 are 76 x 152 x 8.25 mm, and the weight of the device is 160 grams.

Next, we will move on to the technical part of the device, starting, as usual, with the display.

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The display diagonal of Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 is 5.5 inches, which fully allows you to call it a phablet. The manufacturer of the display is not indicated, but it may well be JDI, which supplies displays for the Xiaomi Mi4i smartphone.

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The display resolution of Redmi Note 2 is 1920x1080 pixels. When manufacturing the display in this device, the manufacturer used an IPS matrix, and the screen is constructed using GFF (glass-to-film-to-film full lamination) technology.

Also, the display of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 smartphone has a number of interesting features. It uses the same technology to reduce glare and improve the quality of the displayed image when exposed to direct sunlight, which was previously used in the Xiaomi Mi4i smartphone. In addition, the display of Redmi Note 2 can dim its brightness to 1cd/m² in low light conditions, which can protect your eyes from reading text fatigue, as well as significantly reduce the screen's power consumption in this mode of use. Also, for those who like to read before going to bed, the display of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 smartphone uses a technology that allows you to reduce the blue spectrum of radiation, which will also save your eyes from overwork.

In practice, the display of Redmi Note 2 showed really high viewing angles. In bright sunlight, the picture on the screen of this smartphone remains very well readable. Also worth noting is the excellent work of automatically adjusting the brightness and contrast of the display depending on the lighting conditions.

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When compared with the display of the LeTV One smartphone, the picture on the Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 display looks no worse. The only thing that immediately catches your eye when comparing the displays of these two devices is that the white background in the menu on the Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 display is a little yellow, while on the LeTV One display the white looks natural. Perhaps this is due to the work of the very blue glow reduction function that we talked about above. We also noticed that the brightness of the display changes noticeably even with the slightest deviation from the right angle view. Although it does not cause much discomfort.

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As for the comparison of the Meizu MX5 and Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 displays, the first had a significantly higher margin of brightness. Although we’ll immediately make a reservation that the stock of brightness of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 display in real life is more than enough.

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Well, given that the Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 smartphone is not a flagship and is almost 2 times cheaper than the LeTV One and Meizu MX5 smartphones, the display in this new product can be called excellent.

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For those who are interested in the number of simultaneously supported touches of the displays, let's say that the Multitouch Test program showed that the Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 display supports up to 10 simultaneous touches.

Next, we will take a look at the interface of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 smartphone.

Interface and software platform

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 phablet runs on the Android 5.0.2 Lollipop operating system with a pre-installed proprietary MIUI 6.6 shell from the manufacturer. In the near future, Xiaomi promises to release an update for this model to MIUI 7.

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When working with the device, you immediately pay attention to the excellent feedback, which is expressed in an instant response to touch, as well as fast and smooth turning of desktops without any lags and slowdowns. There is an oleophobic coating on the Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 screen, but fingerprints still remain and are quite difficult to remove. Sliding fingers across the screen is also not the best way, although you stop paying attention to it pretty quickly.

Three touch buttons under the smartphone display perform the following functions: the first button on the left performs the “Back” action, the central one performs the “Home” function, and the one on the far right brings up a tab that displays the last running applications.

Swiping down from the status bar will open the notifications panel, and if you then swipe left, you will go to the shortcut menu for basic functions, such as adjusting the screen brightness, activating Wi-Fi, Bluetooth or cellular data transfer, turning on flashlight app or silent mode, etc. Also from here you can go to the menu of all smartphone settings, as well as open the music player.

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Next, let's go through some of the settings menu items. In the “About phone” section, you will find all the technical specifications of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 smartphone, declared by the manufacturer. And in the "Advanced" item, you can change the font size, activate the device control function with one hand, choose the option to display the battery charge indicator to your taste, and also choose one of two power modes - productive or balanced. In balanced mode, you can extend the life of your smartphone before recharging the battery. Also here you will find the "Indication" menu, where you can customize the color of the event indicator for various actions at your discretion. In the "Keys" item, you can customize the functions of each touch button as you like, as well as turn off the backlight of the buttons if necessary.

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In the display settings, you can change the color tone to warmer or cooler, or leave the standard option, as well as change the color saturation to bright instead of standard. Otherwise, in the settings of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 smartphone, you will not find anything new if you are already familiar with the Android 5.0 Lollipop operating system.

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To transfer data in this device, you can only use the Bluetooth function, since the HootKnot function is not provided in the Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 smartphone.

Separately, it is worth noting the presence of an infrared transmitter in this smartphone, with which you can control various equipment that supports remote control. To do this, you need to use the "Mi Remote" application. By default, profiles are loaded in it to control Xiaomi branded equipment, and to control equipment from other manufacturers, you will need to download the appropriate profile by selecting the required section and the name of the manufacturer. You can also use third-party apps by downloading them from the Play Store. As with many other devices with an IR transmitter that we have tested before, this feature in the Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 smartphone does its job perfectly. Although in our memory this is the first device from Xiaomi, where this feature appeared at all.

Next, we will move on to testing the Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 smartphone in various benchmarks.

Performance testing and other benchmarks

By tradition, to begin with, we will list all the characteristics of the device, which in one way or another affect the results in these tests. Let us recall once again that the Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 smartphone runs on the Android 5.0.2 Lollipop operating system with a pre-installed MIUI 6.6 proprietary shell. The device is powered by an 8-core 64-bit Helio X10 (MT6795) processor with a clock speed of Cortex-A53 cores up to 1.95 GHz. For the graphics in this chipset, as you already know, the PowerVR Rogue G6200 video accelerator, operating at a frequency of 700 MHz, is responsible. The amount of RAM on board Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 is 2 GB (LPDDR 3, 933 MHz), and the internal memory is 16 GB. Also on the market there is a so-called "Prime" version of this smartphone, which has 32 GB of internal memory, and the processor operates at frequencies up to 2.2 GHz. But we are testing the standard version of Xiaomi Redmi Note 2, which supports the traditional frequencies of cellular networks in the CIS countries.

When we first tested our copy of Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 in the AnTuTu v.5.7.1 program, we got a result of about 40 thousand points. Repeated testing did not show a significant difference in the results. It is difficult to say how to explain this result, since there are already enough screenshots on the network, where the same smartphone easily gains about 45 thousand points. For comparison, the LeTV One smartphone with the same chip in our test showed a result of about 49 thousand points, while Xiaomi showed us infographics where Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 scored more than 50 thousand points, and its Prime version did about 54 thousand.

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Well, let's hope that later firmware updates will fix this result we got. Although even without this, we have no doubt that the Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 smartphone will be able to cope with any daily tasks and even the most demanding games. Also, do not forget that the AnTuTu test is synthetic, and its results can change significantly without any reason.

Let's move on to testing the graphics. In the 3DMark test in Extreme mode for Full HD resolution, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 smartphone showed almost 9.5 thousand points.

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And in the Epic Citadel program at Full HD resolution and maximum performance settings, the smartphone produced a result of 57.5 fps. Let's just say that the results were expected, but somewhat lower than those of the same LeTV One and Meizu MX5.

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We also tested the Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 smartphone in the game Asphalt 8. As expected, the device coped with this game at maximum graphics settings without any problems. However, after 10 minutes of the game, the pyrometer showed the heating of the smartphone case to almost 60 degrees Celsius. The hottest area was at the top of the rear panel to the right of the camera. Apparently, the processor is installed there, which emits such an amount of heat. In this area, holding the smartphone with your hands is not very pleasant. Thus, with heating in heavy applications, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 smartphone has some problems.

Built-in sensors and GPS testing (see video for details)

And now let's check what built-in sensors the Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 smartphone is equipped with. The Sensor List program showed the presence of an accelerometer, a magnetic field sensor, a gyroscope, orientation sensors, gravity, linear acceleration, illumination and proximity on board this smartphone.

As you can see, the sensor equipment of the Xiaomi Redmi Note smartphone is almost the same as the flagship devices.

And now let's check the operation of GPS navigation in the Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 smartphone. During our testing, it turned out that after a cold start and without connecting to Wi-Fi, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 smartphone connected to the satellites instantly. The location accuracy was less than 5 meters, which is a very good result. In addition, the device found GLONASS satellites and connected to them. Thus, you will have absolutely no problems with GPS navigation in this device.

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Next, we will talk about the built-in cameras in the Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 smartphone and check their operation.

Camera testing

According to the manufacturer, the main camera of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 smartphone received a sensor from Samsung with a resolution of 13 megapixels. The lens design of this camera uses 5 lenses, and the aperture value is F / 2.2. The camera coverage angle is 78°. The camera is also equipped with a PDAF phase detection autofocus system, which not only achieves fast focusing on the subject, but also more accurate color reproduction and a wider dynamic range. The smartphone is also equipped with a powerful LED flash, which, unlike many competitors' devices, received only 1 tone of glow.

As for the front camera, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 smartphone has an OV5670 PureCel sensor from OmniVision with a resolution of 5 megapixels, which we already know well from the latest smartphones from Meizu - M2 Note and M2 Mini. The aperture value of the front camera lens is F/2.0.

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The interface of the "Camera" application is made in the style familiar to the MIUI shell. In order to go to the settings, you need to swipe to the right after launching the application. Here you can select panorama shooting mode, manual shooting mode, time-lapse shooting mode, Enhance mode, Scene mode and others.

In manual shooting mode, you can independently set the white balance, shutter speed and ISO, while the "Enhance" mode is more suitable for shooting people, since it provides the ability to automatically retouch portraits (for example, removing wrinkles from a photo). The Scene mode includes several presets depending on what you are going to shoot. Here you'll find preset profiles for portrait or landscape photography, beach or sports photography, and night shots.


In the camera settings, you can set the shutter release function for the phone's volume button, activate the geotagging function, the HDR function, or the face detection function for more precise focusing when shooting portraits, as well as select the exposure, contrast, sharpness, and saturation settings you need.

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With a swipe to the right in the Camera app, you can set various effects such as mono, vivid, retro, blur, fisheye, mosaic, mirror, and more.

In the video settings, you can choose the focus mode, automatic or touch, and set the focus interval. Here you can also set the phone's volume button to start or stop video recording.


The maximum photo resolution for the rear camera is 13MP and the maximum video resolution is 1080p. Also, the rear camera can record slow motion video at 120 fps at the same 1080p resolution.

In the settings of the front camera, you can also activate the face detection function, assign the shutter release function to the volume button, or use the self-timer shooting and select the mirror mode if necessary. Also, the front camera can recognize the gender and age of a person, and using the face enhancement mode, you can remove wrinkles in the photo, change the complexion, etc.

The maximum photo size for the front camera is 5 megapixels (2592x1920 pixels), and it records video at 1080p at 30 fps.

Sample photos from the rear camera showed that under good lighting conditions, the pictures are simply excellent. Phase-detection autofocus really pays off, providing pictures with excellent color reproduction, correct white balance and good detail. The sharpness of objects in the frame is sometimes simply amazing, especially when shooting at close range.

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The dynamic range of the rear camera is really quite high, which allows you to get more light and dark details of the scene being shot. Of course, in terms of photo quality, the back camera of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 smartphone is still very far from the level of the flagships from Samsung or to the level of the same OnePlus s 2, however, all its competitors in the price segment, including the Meizu M 2 Note smartphone , it is definitely excels.

Of course, as with many smartphones under $250, there is something to complain about here. Some focusing errors are still present, which is especially noticeable when focusing from a near object to a far one and back when shooting a video. And although autofocus works quickly and smoothly, the promised speed of 0.1 seconds is not even close here. Also, the camera is not very good at night shooting. In automatic mode, priority is clearly given to shutter speed, which leads to an increase in ISO value to 1600, at which it is simply impossible to avoid noise and loss of detail. And the aperture value does not allow the sensor to receive enough light to hope for high quality night photos. There are also complaints about shooting video at night or at dusk. When shooting moving objects in such conditions, blurring is almost inevitable. But when shooting with flash, the camera performed very well even in complete darkness. The flash output is just right here, and the white balance and sharpness are close to perfect.

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Perhaps many of you do not shoot video at night, or even take pictures in such conditions, but still, we cannot remain silent about the above problems. However, do not forget that the Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 smartphone is not positioned as a flagship, so demanding the impossible for this money is simply stupid.

In general, in our opinion, the sensor from Samsung used in the rear camera of Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 is in no way inferior in terms of capabilities to the IMX214 sensor from Sony, which is now popular in smartphones of the middle and higher price segments.


As for the front camera, in this smartphone it shoots in the same way as in most of its competitors - no better, but no worse. So, you definitely shouldn't expect something supernatural from her.

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Well, we figured out the cameras. Next, we will try to evaluate the autonomy of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 smartphone.


Battery test


According to the manufacturer, the battery capacity in the Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 smartphone is 3060 mAh.

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In the battery test in the AnTuTu Battery Test program, the device showed 7562 points. In this test, we set the discharge rate to 80%, and the result was very good, especially considering such a powerful processor in this smartphone.

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We also checked how fast the smartphone charges, because it comes with a charger with a current of 2A. To fully charge the smartphone takes about 2 hours, which is not a record figure. We also noticed an interesting feature using a special USB tester. The fact is that when the smartphone shows a charge level of 100%, the battery will be charged by about 2800 mAh. However, after that, the smartphone continues to take a charge up to about the level declared by the manufacturer at 3060 mAh. Thus, if you want to charge the battery in the Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 smartphone really completely, then do not rush to remove it from charging for some more time after it shows 100% charge.

Summing up the results of testing the autonomy of this device, let's say that according to this indicator it differs little from its competitors with the same processor. You will have to charge the battery in the Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 smartphone once every 2 days with an average level of use, or daily with active use.

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Let's move on to testing the sound in the Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 smartphone. First, let's check the volume of the external speaker. Having set a ringing melody, we first listened to it, and then measured the maximum volume using a special device. Our sound level meter peaked at 92 dB, which is pretty average for all the smartphones we tested. However, we really liked the sound quality. The sound from the external speaker is clear, has excellent detail and balance of frequencies, and there are no wheezing or distortions at all. We think that in a combination of a melody with vibration, it will be necessary to try hard to miss a call even in a noisy place. Those who like to listen to music from an external speaker will also be pleased with the Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 smartphone.

Now let's check the sound in the headphones. As usual, we downloaded our test tune in FLAC format with a bit rate of 900 kbps to the device's memory, and then listened to it using Xiaomi Mi Headphones. And again, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 smartphone did not let us down, giving pleasant emotions when listening to your favorite song. In fact, the sound in headphones in this device is no worse than in the LeTV One smartphone. Especially worth noting is the work of the proprietary equalizer, with which you can really customize the sound to your taste. Also in the program there are profiles of some models of headphones from different manufacturers. By choosing your headphone model from the list, you will definitely feel a pleasant change in sound, as we noticed.

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Well, now it's time to take stock of our testing of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 smartphone.

Results


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Let's start with the advantages of the device:

one) The low cost of a smartphone, taking into account its almost flagship characteristics. The price for the version of the device tested in our studio was at the time of writing this review within $ 170. In China, they ask for 799 yuan (about $ 125), which is just a gift for a smartphone with such characteristics.

2) High-quality display. And although some reservations may appear at this point, nevertheless, for a device with such a declared price, the display in it is simply gorgeous.

3) Sound from external speaker and headphones.

4) The presence of an infrared transmitter. Finally, Xiaomi has guessed to equip its device with such an interesting and useful feature.

5) Excellent work of the rear camera. In terms of quality, the images are not inferior to those of many modern flagships, and among competitors in their price segment they will surpass anyone.

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Let's move on to the disadvantages :

one)   High heating of the device case during active use, especially in heavy applications.

2)   The design of the smartphone could be more attractive and original. Even a metal frame around the perimeter of the case would already look much more attractive than a solid polycarbonate cover with rectangular brick-like shapes.

3) It is still a rather crude version of the software. Although it must be understood that the concept of “raw” for Xiaomi devices and for devices from manufacturers such as Ulefone, Elephone, Umi or Doogee are completely different concepts.

4) The presence of only 2 GB of RAM. Although this is one of the reasons that allowed us to set such a low price for this Xiaomi model.

Summing up our review, it is safe to say that Xiaomi did not disappoint us. Perhaps many of you will not consider the Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 smartphone ideal for yourself, but the fact that it is one of the best offers in its price segment will be difficult to doubt.

Yes, this device only has 2 GB of RAM, although for $ 170 that retailers are asking for Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 now, you can find a lot of offers with 3 GB of RAM. There is also no fingerprint scanner. And of course, the case design here could be much prettier. But on the other hand, there is the best rear camera in the segment, there is an infrared port and hardware that allows you to cope with any mobile games and applications. In addition, do not forget about the removable battery and covers, the color of which you can later change to any other of the presented range, and maybe to some more interesting non-original ones.

Be that as it may, our task was to give the most honest and objective assessment of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 smartphone. In our opinion, with this device, Xiaomi will definitely achieve great success and raise its shares in the Chinese and international markets, as evidenced by the hype and high demand for this model. But the final choice is up to you, our dear readers and subscribers. And we wish you not to be mistaken in it!

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Specifications of Xiaomi Redmi Note 2

  • Device type: smartphone/phablet.
  • Available colors: white, blue, black, yellow, pink.
  • Body materials: plastic, magnesium alloy.
  • Operating system: Android 5.0 Lollipop + MIUI 7.
  • Networks : 2G - GSM: 900/1800/1900 MHz (band 8/3/2);

3G - TD-SCDMA: 1880-1920, 2010-2025 MHz (band 39/34),

UMTS: 850/900/1900/2100 (band 5/8/2/1);

4G - FDD LTE: 1800/2100/2600 MHz (band 3/1/7),

TDD-LTE 1900/2300/2500/2600 MHz (band 39/40/41/38)

  • SIM -cards : Dual Micro - SIM , Dual Standby
  • Processor: Helio X 10 ( MT 6795/ MT 6795 T ), 64 bit, 8 cores Cortex A 53 x 2.0/ 2.2 GHz
  • Video accelerator: PowerVR Rogue G6200 , 700 MHz
  • RAM: 2 GB LPDDR3,   933 MHz
  • Storage Memory: 16/32 GB + Micro - SD card slot
  • Interfaces: Micro - USB , dual band 2.4/5.0 GHz WiFi 802.11 ( a / b / g / n / ac ) , Hotspot , Wi- Fi Direct , Wi- Fi Display , Bluetooth v 4.0, OTG , 3.5 mm audio, IR port , OTA
  • Screen : IPS, 5.5'' Full HD (1920x1080), Full Lamination, 401 ppi
  • Cameras : 13 MP ( 4128x30960 ), f/2.2, Samsung, 5 lenses, 78°, PDAF autofocus , electronic stabilization, LED flash ( burst , geo - tagging , touch focus , face detection , HDR, panorama , customization ISO, exposure compensation selection , white balance selection , timer , scene selection , macro), 4K@30fps video , 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps + 5 MP (2592x1944), f/2.0, OmniVision OV5670 PureCel, 1080p@30fps video
  • Navigation : GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou
  • Battery: removable, 3060 mAh, fast charging
  • Dimensions: 1 52 x 7 6 x 8 , 2 5 mm
  • Weight: 1 6 0 g

Author: Андрей Ковтун Publication date: 03.09.2015

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