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Xiaomi Redmi S2 Specs and Price

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If you know Xiaomi, you might have heard of their Redmi series which are budget smartphones that packs a bunch of specs at an affordable expense. The new Xiaomi Redmi S2 is one that offers a range of features from a full view display to nice camera and hardware setup. Even it’s build is crafted in the manner to impress following the reduced bezel approach which makes it feel more compact. To learn more about what the smartphone has to offer, read further.

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Xiaomi Redmi S2 Key Specs and Features

  • 5.99-inch, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 1440 X 720 pixels (269 ppi)
  • Android 8.1 Oreo (MIUI 9.5)
  • Octa-core Qualcomm MSM8953 Snapdragon 625 CPU with 3GB/4GB RAM
  • 32GB/64GB built-in storage, up to 256GB with a memory card
  • Dual 12MP + 5MP rear camera and a 16MP front camera
  • 4G LTE
  • Face Unlock
  • Fingerprint sensor (rear)
  • 3, 080mAh non removable Li-ion battery


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Design and Display

When it comes to looks, the Xiaomi Redmi S2 is well built with durable metallic chassis and a well polished design. You would notice the the back is accentuated at the top and bottom by antenna lines that give it a stylish hue. It is available in gold, champagne and silver colour and also has trimmed bezels. There’s also a sleek feature to its build with a characteristic iPhone X dual camera arranged at the back.

Compared to the rest of its features, the display on the smartphone is not quite on par. However, it is bit large and besides it goes from side to side, although, there are much thicker bezels on top and below. The display is highlighted by 1440 X 720 pixels stretched so that there are 269 ppi.

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Battery and Camera

The job of keeping your smartphone on is in the hands of none other than an average battery which will take you to the dark of the night on normal use. It gathers power from a 3, 080mAh battery that charges through a MicroUSB port with support for quick charge.

Designated has a selfie smartphone, backed up by the S2 in its name. The Xiaomi Redmi S2 is equipped with two cameras at the back made up of a 12MP and 5MP set-up. For selfies, the smartphone offers a 16MP camera armed with flash to go with. There are AR stickers to play with as seas other cool features like in Snapchat as well as some others AI added touches.

Hardware and Software

Under the metallic casing, the Xiaomi Redmi S2 has an ideal SoC for a mid-range smartphone. This being a Qualcomm MSM8953 Snapdragon 625 with eight cores having a clockspeed of 2.0GHz in line with an Adreno 506 GPU. It does not end here, there are still better specs included to make all the operation run smoothly.

In continuance, the smartphone has a 3GB and 4GB variant in terms of internal memory each paired with 32GB and the other 64GB storage space. Both of them expandable up to 256GB with a memory card and boots Android 8.0 Oreo.

Xiaomi Redmi S2 Price and Availability

The smartphone is available for sale in various online stores for around 57, 000 Naira for the 3GB model and 73, 000 Naira depending on your location.

Xiaomi Redmi S2 Specs

Here are a few specs of the Xiaomi Redmi S2:

General Features

  • Platform: Android 8.1 Oreo (MiUI 9.5)
  • Processor: Octa-core Qualcomm MSM8953 Snapdragon 625
  • GPU: Adreno 506
  • Memory: 3GB/4GB RAM
  • Colours: Rose Gold, Champagne Gold, Platinum Silver
  • Dimension: 160.7 x 77.3 x 8.1 mm
  • Weight: 170g
  • SIM Type: Nano SIM
  • SIM Count: Dual SIM

Display

  • Display: 5.99-inch, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen,
    1440 X 720 pixels (269 ppi)
  • Screen Protection:

Camera

  • Rear Camera: Dual 12MP + 5MP camera, 1080p [email protected]
  • Rear Camera Features: Phase detection, AutoFocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR
  • Front Camera: 16MP camera, 1080p [email protected]

Storage

  • Built-in Storage: 32GB/64GB
  • Memory Card Support: Yes, up to 256GB
  • Bundled Cloud Storage:

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: Yes
  • 2G CDMA 1X:
  • 3G WCDMA: Yes
  • 3G CDMA EVDO:
  • 4G LTE: LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
  • HSPA+: Yes
  • CDMA EVDO:
  • 4G LTE: Yes
  • WLAN: MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes, v4.2 with A2DP, LE
  • NFC:
  • Infrared Blaster: Yes
  • USB Port: USB Type-C 2.9

Messaging

  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Email Protocol:

Entertainment

  • Music Player: MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player
  • Video Player: MP4/H.264 player
  • FM Radio: Yes
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes

Navigation

  • Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
  • Maps: Yes

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass: Yes
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: Yes
  • Barometer:
  • SpO2:
  • Pedometer:
  • Heart Rate Monitor:
  • Gyroscope: Yes
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes, (rear)
  • Iris Scanner:
  • Face Unlock: Yes
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant:
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control:
  • Voice Control:

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
  • Wireless Charging:
  • Built-in Mobile Payment:
  • Water Resistant:
  • Dust Resistant:
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: Yes

Battery

  • Battery: 3, 080mAh non removable Li-ion battery
  • Talktime:
  • Standby Time:
  • Fast Charging:
Paschal Okafor is NaijaTechGuide Team Lead. The article Xiaomi Redmi S2 Specs and Price was written by Odunayo Ezekiel. The article was last modified: July 11th, 2019

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