Xiaomi Redmi S2 now official

The Xiaomi Redmi S2 officially launches in China. The handset features an 18:9 HD+ display, 16MP AI selfie camera, dual rear shooters.

Xiaomi Redmi S2

The Xiaomi Redmi S2 launches in China. The handset’s main highlight is its 16MP selfie camera, enhanced by AI-powered beautification features.

The Redmi S2 comes with a 5.99-inch HD+ display with an 18:9 ratio and 1440 by 720 resolution. The display is said to have a 70.8 percent NTSC color gamut.

The phone is powered by a 2GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor and an Adreno 506 graphics chip. It has two RAM/storage variants — 3GB/32GB and 4GB/64GB — and comes with a microSD slot that supports up to 256GB.

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As for the cameras, the Redmi S2 has a dual 12MP (f/2.2) + 5MP camera with EIS, PDAF, HDR, and an LED flash. The front camera uses a 16MP sensor with 2-micron pixels, further enhanced by an AI-powered beautification features.

To cap of the specs, the handset also has a fingerprint sensor, face unlock, a 3,080 mAh battery, and MIUI 9.

The Redmi S2 will be available in Rose Gold, Champagne Gold, and Platinum Silver. The 3GB/32GB variant will have a retail price of CNY 999 (around PHP 8,200 or USD 160), while the 4GB/64GB variant will go for CNY 1,299 (PHP10,700 or USD 204).

Xiaomi Redmi S2 specs:

  • 5.99-inch HD+ 18:9 Display (1440 x 720)
  • 2GHz Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 Processor
  • Adreno 506 GPU
  • 3GB/4GB RAM
  • 32GB/64GB Storage +microSD up to 256GB
  • Dual Rear Camera 12MP (f/2.2) + 5MP, EIS, PDAF, HDR, LED Flash
  • 16MP Front Camera, AI, LED Flash
  • 4G LTE
  • Wi-Fi b/g/n
  • Bluetooth v4.2
  • GPS, A-GPS
  • Micro-USB Port
  • Fingerprint Sensor, Face Unlock
  • MIUI 9
  • Dimensions: 160.7 x 77.26 x 8.1 mm, 170 g
  • 3,080 mAh Battery

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