Xiaomi Redmi S2 with 18:9 display, dual cameras announced

As expected, Xiaomi Redmi S2 is now official after the company announced it an event in China. Xiaomi Redmi S2 tries to encash the selfie camera smartphone trend and offers a 16MP front shooter for selfies. It sports a 5.99-inch 18:9 HD+ display powered by Snapdragon 625 along with 3GB / 4GB RAM. It comes with 32GB / 64GB internal storage along with expandable storage support via microsd card and runs on Android 8.1 (Oreo) based operating system with MIUI 9 on top.

In terms of camera, it features a dual camera module at rear aliigned horizontally on the left side consisting of 12MP primary camera with LED flash along with a secondary 5MP sensor to capture depth for AI portrait shots. On the front, it features a 16MP shooter with LED flash for slefies & video calls. The fingerprint sensor is placed at the rear panel while there is no home button at front. . The phone is backed by a 3080mAh battery. Other features include a dual SIM card support and dedicated  microSD slots.

Xiaomi Redmi S2  specifications

  • 5.99-inch HD+ (1440 × 720 pixels) 18:9 2.5D curved glass display
  • 2GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 625 Mobile Platform with Adreno 506 GPU
  • 3GB RAM + 32GB ROM/ 4GB RAM + 64GB ROM, expandable up to 256GB with microSD
  • Android 8.1 (Oreo) with MIUI 9
  • Dual SIM (nano + nano, dedicated microSD slot), Fingerprint sensor, Infrared sensor
  • 12MP main rear camera with LED Flash, PDAF, f/2.2 aperture + secondary 5MP camera
  • 16MP front-shooter with LED flash
  • Dimensions: 160.73 × 77.26 × 8.1mm
  • Weight: 170g
  • 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS + GLONASS
  • 3080mAh battery

Redmi S2 PriceXiaomi Redmi S2 will be available in Rose gold, Champagne Gold and Platinum Silver color options. It is priced at 999 yuan (~US$ 160 / Rs. 10,000) for the 3GB RAM + 32GB storage variant while the 4GB RAM + 64GB storage variant costs 1299 yuan (~US$ 205 / Rs. 13,000) .

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