Redmi S2 was the company’s first smartphone in its Redmi S-Series. The biggest highlight of Redmi S2 is its front-facing camera, which sports a 16-megapixel sensor with 2-micron pixels. This, combined with AI-based beautification features, makes it the best Redmi selfie phone ever. Other highlights include a dual rear camera setup, an 18:9 display, the Xiao AI Voice Assistant, a Face Unlock feature, and the Snapdragon 625 SoC at its price point.
The Xiaomi Redmi S2 price starts at Rs. 10,600 for the 3GB RAM and 32GB inbuilt storage variant and goes up to Rs. 13,700 for the 4GB RAM and 64GB inbuilt storage variant.
Introduction and Design:-
The dual-SIM (Nano) Xiaomi Redmi S2 runs MIUI 9 based on Android 8.1 Oreo. It sports a 5.99-inch HD+ (720×1440 pixels) display with a 70.8 percent NTSC color gamut. The Redmi S2 is powered by the Snapdragon 625 SoC coupled with either 3GB or 4GB of RAM model. Sensors on board include the accelerometer, ambient light sensor, digital compass, gyroscope, infrared, and proximity sensor. Measures 160.73×77.26×8.1mm and weigh 170 grams.
The Xiaomi Redmi S2 bears a dual rear camera setup, with the primary camera sporting a 12-megapixel sensor and the secondary camera sporting a 5-megapixel camera. The company is touting a f/2.2 aperture, PDAF autofocus, and LED, apart from an AI Portrait Mode, HDR, and facial recognition. The front camera of the S2 bears a 16-megapixel sensor with 2-micron pixels, combining four pixels into one single, oversized pixel. The front camera offers AI Portrait Mode, AI Smart Beauty, Front HDR, and Face Unlock (with face recognition).
The S2 will be available in two inbuilt storage variants – 32GB and 64GB – both of which are expandable via microSD card (up to 256GB) with its own card slot.
Platform and Connectivity:-
Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.2, GPS/ A-GPS, a 3.5mm headphone jack, and Micro-USB port.
It is available in Champagne Gold, Platinum Silver, and Rose Gold color variants.
The Redmi S2 sports a 3080mAh battery.