The device runs an outdated version of Android 4.4.4 KitKat, that is later upgradable to Android 5.1.1 Lollipop. Under the hood, the Xiaomi Redmi 2 Prime is powered by a 1.2 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 SoC containing four Cortex-A53 cores, and the graphics department is handled by Adreno 306 GPU. The Snapdragon chipset makes sure that the device performs at its optimum best. In terms of memory, the device is an upgrade as it comes with 2GB of RAM
to help multitasking. It also has 16GB of onboard storage
which is double than the Redmi 2 and can also be expanded up to 32GB using a microSD card.