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Xiaomi Redmi S2 Specs + Pros and Cons Reviews

Xiaomi Redmi S2 Specs

Xiaomi Redmi S2 Specs

Date Released: Coming Soon, May 2018

DisplayTypeIPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size5.99 inches, 92.6 cm2 (~74.5% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution720 x 1440 pixels, 18:9 ratio (~269 ppi density)
- MIUI 9.5
BodyDimensions160.7 x 77.3 x 8.1 mm (6.33 x 3.04 x 0.32 in)
Weight170 g (6.00 oz)
BuildFront glass, aluminum body
SIMDual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
CameraPrimaryDual: 12 MP (f/2.2, 1.25μm, PDAF) + 5 MP, gyro-EIS, phase detection autofocus, LED flash
Secondary16 MP (2.0µm), HDR, LED flash
FeaturesGeo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR
MemoryExternal SlotmicroSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
Internal64 GB, 4 GB RAM or 32 GB, 3 GB RAM
NetworkTechnologyGSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE
BatteryNon-removable Li-Po 3080 mAh battery
Available ColorRose Gold, Champagne Gold, Platinum Silver
PlatformOSAndroid 8.1 (Oreo)
ChipsetQualcomm MSM8953 Snapdragon 625
CPUOcta-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUAdreno 506
SoundAlert TypesVibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
3.5mm JackYes
- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
COMMSWLANWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, WiFi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth4.2, A2DP, LE
RadioFM radio
USBmicroUSB 2.0
Infrared portYes
FeaturesSensorsFingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
MessagingSMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM

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Xiaomi Redmi S2 Review

Xiaomi continues to release awesome smartphones with great specs and features. Despite the price range, Xiaomi still manages and includes advanced technology with their mobile phones. One of the evidence is the Xiaomi Redmi S2 that was announced recently this month of May 2018 and will available in the market soon. It is a mid-range phone that has a touch of advanced technology at a very affordable price. Xiaomi brand might not have the noise popularity all over the world just like other smartphone brands but they will surely give their best shot for releasing a phone with a very affordable price on great features and specs along.

Xiaomi Redmi S2 Specs is a dual Nano SIM card smartphone with a dual standby mode features. It has 5.99 inches screen size that almost 6.0 inches built with IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen. It has Full-screen view display with a UI navigation and aluminum back cover. It has a dimension of 160.7 x 77.3 x 8.1 mm (6.33 x 3.04 x 0.32 in) and weighing 170g. The resolution display of it is 720 x 1440 pixels, 18:9 ratio and 269PPi density.

It runs on an MIUI 9.5 version with multitouch features and based on the Operating System of Android 8.1 Oreo. It has a processor of 2.0 GHz Octa-core Snapdragon 625 and GPU Adreno 506 powered. The storage memory has variations to choose by the user. It can be 3 GB RAM with 32 GB internal memory or 4 GB RAM with 64 GB internal memory. And it is supported with the expandable external memory via micro SD card up to the capacity of 256 GB storage along with its dedicated slot to use.

One of the highlights of “Xiaomi Redmi S2 Specs” is having a Dual camera lens as the primary features. It has the quality of 12 MP (f/2.2, 1.25μm, PDAF) + 5 MP, gyro-EIS, phase detection autofocus, and LED flash. The additional features of the camera include Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, and HDR. As for the secondary or the front camera, it has the quality of 16 MP (2.0µm), HDR, and LED flash. The video resolution has a 1080p@30fps quality for recording.

Aside from having all kinds of sound alert types and loudspeaker features, it is supported with 3.5mm jack port for headset purposes. It has also a dedicated mic for noise cancellation that is helpful especially during call time. The connectivity features are WiFi (WiFi Direct, hotspot), Bluetooth 4.2 (A2DP, LE), GPS (A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS), Infrared port, Fm Radio and micro USB 2.0. As for the additional highlight of the S2 is the Fingerprint scanner (rear mounted) that is located at the back of the device. It has its own dedicated scanner to scan your fingerprint as one of the security features for unlocking your device without entering your passcode/password on the screen.

The battery is non-removable Li-Po with the capacity of 3080 mAh. It doesn’t support any advanced features of fast charging just like other latest smartphone that usually has. The color variations available are Rose Gold, Champagne Gold, and Platinum Silver. As for the market price of the phone, Xiaomi stated about 150 EUR or Php 9,254.10 converted into Philippine currency pretty affordable along with its great features as a mid-range phone.

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  • 5.99 inches Full-screen view display
  • IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with Multitouch features
  • Android 8.1 Oreo
  • 2.0 GHz Octa-core Snapdragon 625 processor
  • 3GB/4GB RAM along with 32GB/64GB internal memory
  • External memory up to 256 GB with a dedicated slot
  • Dual camera lens of 12 MP + 5 MP with gyro-EIS features
  • 16 MP front camera with LED Flash
  • Dedicated mic for noise cancellation
  • Infrared port features
  • Fingerprint scanner rear-mounted
  • Affordable price
  • Large battery capacity


  • Non-removable battery
  • Low-resolution display specs
  • Not supported with fast charging features