Xiaomi Announced “Make in India” Campaign in Andhra Pradesh; Redmi 2 Prime Smartphone Launched

Xiaomi has announced the Make in India campaign in association with Andhra Pradesh govt. Foxconn in association with Xiaomi will be establishing the smartphone manufacturing plant in Siri City, Andhra Pradesh. This is a good initiative from Xiaomi which helps in creating employment and also helps it cutting the cost per unit. As part of the campaign, the company has also announced the Redmi 2 prime smartphone in India After getting briefly listed on Amazon and Snapdeal. Xiaomi has recently started a manufacturing plant in Brazil after entering the Brazilian markets.

The device sports similar specifications, sports a 4.7-inches HD (1280*720p) display and is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 410Soc clocked at 1.2GHz Quad-Core processor coupled with Adreno 306GPU coupled with 2GB of Ram and 16GB internal storage with an SD card slot for memory expansion. There is an 8-megapixel primary camera and a 2-megapixel selfie shooter. The device is priced at Rs.6,999 and will be made available across all the e-commerce sites in India and also will be available via mi.com/in starting today with no flash sales, but it is open for all. Redmi 2 is the number 1 seller for Xiaomi in India. Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh Sri Nara Chandrababu Naidu visit to Beijing made Xiaomi and Foxconn choose Andhra Pradesh.

Xiaomi Redmi 2 Prime specifications:
  • 4.7-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) IPS display
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 1.2 GHz quad-core 64-bit processor
  • 2GB RAM, 16GB internal memory, micro SD card up to 32GB
  • MIUI v6 on top of Android 4.4 (KitKat)
  • 8MP rear camera with LED Flash,
  • 2MP front-facing camera
  • 2200mAh battery
  • 4G LTE/3G, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS

Commenting on the Occasion Hugo Barra Said: When we launched in India last year, I said we wanted to be a part of India’s fabric. This is a step towards that.”

The manufacturing of the Redmi 2 Prime began a few weeks ago,” Manu Kumar Jain, Xiaomi’s India head revealed.