'The latest and greatest phone from the company known as "the Apple of the East", the Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 continues the company's trend of offering impressive specifications at astonishingly low prices. '
'The Redmi Note 2 isn't a perfect phone by any means, but it's powerful, reasonably good-looking, has great screen and a fantastic camera - as well as other bonuses such as a MicroSD slot and two SIM slots. '
'Good battery life.'
'When connected to an active external amplifier, the smartphone showed excellently high volume levels and perfectly clean output for one of the best showings out there. . '
'Now while the phone is a decent performer, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4G and Yu Yureka at Rs 9,999 and Rs 8,999 respectively, offer a better value for money than the Honor 4X’s Rs 10,499 asking price. '
'the colours captured by the camera were slightly dull.'
'Not only it fails to capture details, the image shows-up incredible amount of visual noise. '
'Having said that, the phone is a good buy in the mid-range segment even if you do not intend to take a lot of selfies, because it is has dependable performance overall. '
'We tried taking a macro shot, which looked rather pixelated and noisy.'
'Rubbish battery life.'
'The screen is a 4-inch 480x800-pixel panel which really isn't very bright and has poor viewing angles. '
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