Micromax Canvas Xpress 2 vs. Redmi 2 Prime In-detail Comparison


Xiaomi unveiled its first ‘Made in India’ Smartphone called the Redmi 2 Prime. The phone is giving tough competition to Micromax’s recently launched Canvas Xpress 2, and the Motorola Moto E 4G (2015) to name a few. So, let’s compare both the smart phones based on price, specifications and features.

Pricing and Availability

In terms of price, the all new Redmi 2 Prime is available at Rs 6,999 while Micromax’s Smartphone is priced a bit lower at Rs 5,999. As for availability, Xiaomi’s Smartphone is the most widely available across Mi.com as well as various other e-commerce sites. Micromax smart phone, on the other hand, is only available at few websites.

Size and resolution

When it comes to size and resolution, the Canvas Xpress 2 has the biggest screen at 5-inches with HD (1280×720 pixels) resolution, while the Xiaomi’s Smartphone flaunt a 4.7-inch screen with HD (1280×720 pixels) resolution.

Memory and Processor

The Canvas Xpress 2 is powered by a 1.4GHz MediaTek MTK6592 octa-core processor paired with 1GB of RAM. The Redmi 2 Prime, on the other hand, is powered by a 1.2GHz Snapdragon 410 quad-core 64-bit processor along with 2GB of RAM onboard.

Camera and Storage

The Redmi 2 Prime is loaded with 16GB internal memory, which can be further expanded up to 32GB using a microSD card. The Micromax’s Smartphone offer 8GB onboard memory, along with a microSD card slot.

On photography front, the Canvas Xpress 2 is far ahead of its rivals featuring a combination of 13-megapixel snapper at the back, supplemented by a 5-megapixel selfie camera. In comparison, the Redmi 2 Prime features an 8-megapixel and 2-megapixel cameras.

Connectivity and Backup

The Canvas Xpress 2 features the biggest battery at 2,500mAh, followed by the Redmi 2 Prime’s 2,200mAh battery. In connectivity terms, the Canvas Xpress 2 misses out on 4G LTE support, something the Redmi 2 Prime boast. The rest of the connectivity options however remain the same — Dual-SIM, WI-Fi, and Bluetooth.

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