Xiaomi Redmi S2 announced with 5.99-inch 18:9 display, dual rear cameras and Android 8.1 (Oreo)

Xiaomi Redmi S2

Xiaomi announced the company latest selfie-focused smartphone Xiaomi Redmi S2 in the Redmi series in China. It sports a 5.99-inch HD+ display with 18:9 aspect ratio. It is powered by Snapdragon 625 with up to 4GB RAM and runs on Android 8.1 (Oreo) with MIUI 9 on top. It comes with Fingerprint Sensor on the back of phone, Infrared sensor and has Face unlock feature as well.

It has dual rear camera primary is 12 MP camera with LED flash, secondary is 5 MP camera to capture depth information for AI portrait shots. On the front side it has a 16 MP camera with soft LED flash that supports AI beauty feature and uses pixel binning technology, combining the information from four pixels to create one large 2.0µm pixel.

Xiaomi Redmi S2

Xiaomi Redmi S2 specifications


The mobile sports a 5.99-inch HD+ 18:9 2.5D curved glass display with 1000:1 contrast ratio, 450 nits (typ) Brightness, 70.8% NTSC color gamut with a resolution of 1440 × 720 pixels.


It is powered by 2GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 625 14nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 506 GPU and runs on Android 8.1 (Oreo) with MIUI 9.


The device comes in two variants 3GB RAM with 32GB storage and 4GB RAM with 64GB storage, the memory can be expanded up to 256GB using microSD card.


It has dual rear camera the primary is 12MP camera with LED Flash, 1.25μm pixel size, PDAF, f/2.2 aperture, secondary is 5MP camera.

On the front side it has 16MP front-facing camera with LED flash.

Connectivity & Sensors

The mobile supports 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS + GLONASS. It packs with Dual SIM (nano + nano + microSD). It comes with Fingerprint Sensor, Infrared sensor and has Face unlock feature as well

Battery and Dimensions

The mobile packs 3080mAh (typical) / 3000mAh (minimum) battery, it has size a measurement of 160.73 × 77.26 × 8.1mm and weight 170g.

Price and availability

The Xiaomi Redmi S2 is priced at 999 yuan (US$ 156 / Rs. 10,560 approx.) for the 3GB RAM with 32GB storage version, and it costs 1299 yuan (US$ 204 / Rs. 13,735 approx.) for 4GB RAM with 64GB storage version. It comes in Rose gold, Champagne Gold and Platinum Silver colors.

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