Xiaomi has officially unveiled the successor to the Redmi 1 S, in China.
The Redmi 2S main upgrade is the support for 4G LTE networks.
The phone is powered by a 64-Bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 chipset clocked at 1.2GHz, has 1 GB of RAM, while the graphics will be handled by an Adreno 306 GPU. It sports a 4.7 720P HD display, with OGS. The phone will run on Android 4.4.4 KitKat with MIUI, out of the box.
The Redmi 2S comes with 8 Gigabytes of internal memory, which is expandable up to 64GB via a microSD card. The rear snapper remains the same as the 1S, at 8 megapixels, but the front camera gets a minor upgrade from 1.2 MP to 2 Megapixels.
It is backed by a 2,200 mAh Lithium-ion battery.
Redmi 2S Technical Specifications:
|Operating System||Android 4.4.4 KitKat with MIUI 6|
|Display||4.7-inch 720p HD IPS (1280x720p), Corning Gorilla Glass 2, OGS, 312 ppi|
|Processor||1.2GHz 64-Bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 410, Cortex-A53|
|Storage||8 GB Internal Storage, expandable up to 64GB via microSD|
|Cameras||8 Megapixel rear camera with f2.2 and LED flash, HDR, Panorama, Fisheye, Voice commands
2 Megapixel front camera, 720p HD video recording, Beautify
|Connectivity||GSM, WCDMA, TD LTE, and LTE FDD, Bluetooth 4.0 LE, Wi-Fi, GPS + GLONASS, AGPS|
|Battery||2200 mAh Lithium-ion|
|Dimensions||134 x 67.21 x 9.4 mm|
The phone is available in 5 colours: Black, Green, Pink, White and Yellow.
The Redmi 2S has been launched in China for 699 Yuan or $112. Xiaomi is rumored to be launching the Redmi Note2, and the Mi5 soon.