Business

Xiaomi Redmi S2 arrives with AI selfie camera and affordable price

As promised, Xiaomi unveiled the Redmi S2 today in China. The device is positioned below the Redmi Note 5 in its domestic market, although it kept some of the features like dual cameras and tall screen.

The Redmi S2 is powered by the Snapdragon 625 chipset and runs MIUI 9 over the latest available stable Android version – 8.1 Oreo. The SoC has an octa-core CPU, clocked at 2.0 GHz and Adreno 506 GPU.


Xiaomi Redmi S2 in Platinum Silver
Xiaomi Redmi S2 in Platinum Silver
Xiaomi Redmi S2 in Platinum Silver
Xiaomi Redmi S2 in Platinum Silver

Xiaomi Redmi S2 in Platinum Silver

The Xiaomi Redmi S2 sports a tall 5.99 screen with HD+ resolution. There are no buttons or sensors on the front – the fingerprint scanner is sitting on the back, while the UI navigation is done via onscreen keys.

The Redmi S2 packs a AI-assisted 16 MP selfie snapper with an LED flash. The rear setup is the same 12 MP + 5 MP combo with EIS that we saw on the Redmi Note 5 Pro.


Xiaomi Redmi S2 in Champagne Gold
Xiaomi Redmi S2 in Champagne Gold
Xiaomi Redmi S2 in Champagne Gold
Xiaomi Redmi S2 in Champagne Gold

Xiaomi Redmi S2 in Champagne Gold

The Xiaomi Redmi S2 comes in two versions as far as memory is concerned – 3 GB RAM + 32 GB storage and 4 GB RAM + 64 GB storage – and they both come with a microSD card slot.

The 3GB/32GB Redmi S2 will cost for CNY999(130/$160), while the 4GB/64GB will go for CNY1,299 ($204/171). The phone is available in three colors – Rose Gold, Champagne Gold, Platinum Silver and can be purchased exclusively on Suning.com.

Source (in Chinese)