Xiaomi finally released officially the Redmi S2 in China recently. The smartphone features an honest specs lineup within a solid body. Xiaomi Redmi S2 is priced as a low-end midrange phone marketed as a Selfie Camera phone. The smartphone showcases different features along with the super high 16MP front-facing camera for a selfie with AI options. As the smartphone has surfaced the market, we thought to give you an overview of the smartphone.
Xiomi Redmi S2 Released Officially:
Looking at the design part, Xiaomi Redmi S2 sports a 5.99-inch display with a screen ratio of 18:9. The smartphone is quite similar to the Mi 6X which is also unveiled recently. But in Xiaomi Redmi S2 case, the company has offered a display of HD+ resolution of 1440 x 720p. Additionally, the smartphone showcases a different-looking 2 string U-shaped antenna design. The Xiaomi Redmi S2 features a metal body with a circular fingerprint sensor on the back of the device.
Xiaomi Redmi S2 Camera Details:
The smartphone features a dual camera setup on the back side comprising a 12MP + 5MP sensors with configurations such as a f/2.2 lens, LED flash, PDAF, HDR, AI portrait mode as well as facial recognition. Additionally, there are MicroUSB port and Speakers on the below part of the smartphone called as Chin while the top part contains a 3.5mm audio jack and Infrared Blaster.
Xiaomi Redmi S2 CPU:
While looking at the internal specification of the smartphone, Xiaomi Redmi S2 is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 chipset which Xiaomi has been using in all its midrange smartphone. The smartphone is available in two storage variants. The lower version has 3GB RAM & 32GB internal storage while the higher version comes with 4GB RAM & 64Gb internal storage.
One interesting & important thing to notice about the Redmi S2 is, the company has provided dual SIM slots and a third microSD slot. This is the second time by Xiaomi to give a dedicated MicroSD slot. The MicroSD slot gives an expansion of the storage up to 256GB. This is the second smartphone after on the Redmi Note 5A, having dedicated MicroSD slot. This feature lets user not to sacrifice the SIM slot to have additional storage on the smartphone.
The Xiaomi Redmi S2 is backed up by a 5V/2A 3080mAh battery and as connectivity options, it includes Bluetooth 4.2, Infrared, and Wi-Fi. The smartphone is available in three different color options such as rose gold, platinum silver, and champagne gold. Here we have posted the pictures of the platinum silver variant.
Looking at the prices of Xiaomi Redmi S2, the minor version having 3+32GB configuration is priced at 999 Yuan ($157) similarly the 4GB RAM+64GB version will retail for 1299 Yuan ($204). Xiaomi has also started including a complimentary free TPU case inside each box since last year.
The device will be in the market and online store for sale on May 17 on both Mi Store and offline retail in China. The smartphone is already listed for presale on the online platforms and even overseas. The smartphone can be preordered as of now for $165.99 from GearBest and it will be shipped when the smartphone stock is available free of charge.
Have a look at few glances of the Xiaomi Redmi S2 below:
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