Xiaomi Mi2a VS. Xiaomi Redmi 2: Comparison

Comparison of features, performance, design, battery, camera and connectivity between the following smartphones: Xiaomi Mi2a VS. Xiaomi Redmi 2. The complete information of specifications to decide which to buy.

Ki Note

Ki Cost-effectiveness
?
Cost-effectiveness
?
Cost-effectiveness
Design & Materials
3.8
5.4
Performance & Hardware
4.9
5
Camera
4.1
5.8
Connectivity
6
7.1
Battery
4
4.9

Basics

Brand

Brand
Aliases
Mi-Two A, MI-2a
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Presentation

Unveiled
June 2013, 4 years ago
August 2015, 2 years ago
State
Not available
Not available

Design & Materials

Structure

Size
66.5 mm
133.0 mm
10.0 mm
67.2 mm
134.0 mm
9.2 mm
Weight
133 g
134 g
Usable surface
63 %
67 %
Materials
-
Plastic
Resistance
-
-
Colors
Black

Cyan

Pink

White

Yellow

Screen

Diagonal
4.5"
4.7"
Type
LCD IPS
LCD IPS Sharp
Resolution
720 x 1280 px
720 x 1280 px
Density
326 Pixels per inch
312 Pixels per inch
Others
  • Capacitive
  • Multi-touch
  • Capacitive
  • Multi-touch
  • OGS (One Glass Solution)
  • Scratch resistant

Prototypes




Prototypes
Xiaomi Mi2a
Print 3D Model
Xiaomi Redmi 2
Print 3D Model

Photos

Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8260A
Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916
CPU
Krait
4xARM Cortex-A53 1.2GHz
Type
Dual-Core
Quad-Core
Frequency
1.5 GHz
1.2 GHz
64 Bits
No
Yes

Graphics

GPU
Qualcomm Adreno 225
Qualcomm Adreno 306

RAM

RAM
1 GB
1 GB

Antutu

Score
21.470
Overall performance better than 29% of devices
23.559
Overall performance better than 33% of devices

Storage

Capacity
16 GB
Capacity with the OS (depends on the brand and ROM version): 9-14.8 GB
8 GB
Capacity with the OS (depends on the brand and ROM version): 5.5-6.8 GB
SD Slot
Yes
Independent SD slot
Yes
Independent SD slot

Security

Fingerprint
No
No

Sensors

Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Light sensor
  • Proximity
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Gravity
  • Gyroscope
  • Light sensor
  • Proximity

Others

Notifications LED
No
No

Camera

Main

Resolution
8 Mpx
8 Mpx
Pixel size
--
1.414 µm
Sensor
Unknown Unknown
Omnivision OV8865
Type
Unknown
CMOS
Aperture
f/ ?
f/ 2.2
Flash
LED
LED
Features
  • Autofocus
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Face detection
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital zoom
  • Exposure compensation
  • Face detection
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • ISO settings
  • Scene mode
  • Touch focus
  • White balance settings
Slow Motion Video
No
30.0 fps
No
30.0 fps
Optical Stabilisation
No
No

Selfie

Resolution
2 Mpx
2 Mpx

Connectivity

Networks

2G
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • CDMA2000 EX-DO REV.A
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B8 (900)
3G
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B8 (900)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B33 (TD 1900)
  • B34 (TD 2000)
  • B5 (850)
4G LTE
-
  • B1 (2100)
  • B38 (TDD 2600)
  • B39 (TDD 1900)
  • B41 (TDD 2500)
  • B7 (2600)

SIM card

Dual SIM
Single Sim
Dual Sim Dual Standby
Type
Unknown
Micro SIM
Micro SIM

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
Others
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Display
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot

Bluetooth

Version
Bluetooth 4.0
Bluetooth 4.0
Others
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)

Navigation

Navigation
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • Beidou
  • GLONASS
  • GPS

USB

USB
  • Charging
  • Host
  • Mass Storage
  • Charging
  • Mass Storage
  • USB On-The-Go (OTG)

SAR

European measurement

The European Union sets a limit of 2 W/kg averaged over 10 grams of tissue.

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0.701 W/Kg on head
0.703 W/Kg on body
American measurement

The FCC limit is 1.6 W/kg measured in a volume of 1 gram of tissue

-- W/Kg on head
1.370 W/Kg on body
0.999 W/Kg on head
0.982 W/Kg on body

Others

Others
  • Audio Jack
  • Computer sync
  • NFC
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.
  • Audio Jack
  • Radio FM
  • Computer sync
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.

Battery

Capacity
2030 mAh
2200 mAh
Type
Li-Ion
Li-Ion
Others
Removable

Fast Charging
Removable

Software

Operating System
Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean
MIUI V6 (Android 4.4.4 KitKat)

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