Xiaomi is all set to launch one of its latest budget phones on May 2018, Redmi S2. The specifications and features of this phone are readily available on the internet. This phone is being awaited by many. The look of this device is somewhat similar to the Redmi Note 5 Pro.
Let us explore the features and specifications of Redmi S2 and see what it has to offer.
|Dimensions||160.7 x 77.3 x 8.1 mm|
|Build||Front glass, aluminum body|
|SIM||Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)|
|Type||IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors|
|Size||5.99 inches, 92.6 cm2 (~74.5% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Resolution||720 x 1440 pixels, 18:9 ratio (~269 ppi density)|
|OS||Android 8.1 (Oreo)|
|Chipset||Qualcomm MSM8953 Snapdragon 625|
|CPU||Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53|
|Card Slot||microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)|
|Internal||64 GB, 4 GB RAM or 32 GB, 3 GB RAM|
|Primary||Dual: 12 MP + 5 MP LED flash|
|Features||Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR|
|Secondary||16 MP, HDR, LED flash|
|Sensors||Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass|
|Battery||Non-removable Li-Po 3080 mAh battery|
|Colors||Rose Gold, Champagne Gold, Platinum Silver|
Redmi S2 looks sleek and attractive with 160.7 x 77.3 x 8.1 mm dimension and 170 g weight. It is made up of the front glass and aluminum body. There are three colors in this model, Rose Gold, Champagne Gold and Platinum Silver. It has a loudspeaker and a 3.5 mm headphone jack and a dual SIM feature.
The screen length of Redmi S2 is 5.99 inch with 74.5% screen to body ratio. The aspect ratio of the screen is 18:9 and the resolution is 720 x 1440 pixels. The pixel per inch density of the screen is 269 ppi. The screen type is IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with 16M colors.
The performance of the device is quite good considering the budget. It has the latest operating system, Android 8.1 (Oreo) which is going to be a big selling point. The chipset used is that of Qualcomm MSM8953 Snapdragon 625 and it has an Octa-core, 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53 processor. The graphics processor used is Adreno 506.
There are two configurations for memory. The first one has 4 GB RAM and 64 GB internal storage and the second one has 3 GB Ram and 32 GB internal storage. It has an option of extendible memory which is up to 256 GB. To my surprise, this phone has a dedicated slot for micro SD cards.
Redmi S2’s camera has changed the trend where rearview pixels are more than front view pixels.This phone has a dual rearview camera with 12 MP + 5 MP configurations accompanied with LED flash and the front view camera of 16 MP. Features like Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, and HDR are present in the camera. The battery is a very critical feature of a phone. Redmi S2 has a non-removable, Li-Po battery. Its capacity is 3080 mAh.
The market is eagerly waiting for Redmi S2, mostly because it is a budget package with all the essential features intact.