Xiaomi Redmi S2 with 5.99″ IPS Glass and 18:9 Display (Full Specs, Features and Price)

Xiaomi Redmi S2 is the latest smartphone in the Xiaomi Redmi series. The phone takes accurate caution to its features. Its display size is super so also is its storage size. It also enjoys the presence of a dual rear camera setup. Find out more about this smartphone as you read on.

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Xiaomi Redmi S2

Today, Xiaomi released the Xiaomi Redmi S2 which has been in the rumour mills for a long time. The Xiaomi Redmi S2 is a smartphone that meets expectations and also confirms most of the speculations. Over a couple of months, Xiaomi has been launching smartphones into the market, and all you can do is wonder if there’s going to be any stop.

Covering headlines amidst the released Xiaomi smartphones over the months are Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S, Xiaomi Black Shark (the gaming-focused smartphone) and Xiaomi Mi A2 just to mention a few. Back to the topic of discussion, let’s see what the dominant Chinese figure has to offer in this Redmi S2.

Xiaomi Redmi S2 Quick Review

Xiaomi Redmi S2 excels in a macho 5.99 inches IPS glass with Full View 18:9 aspect ratio. Wow, you just have to admit gigantic is the new sexy in the world of smartphones. Gone are the days when smartphones were as small as 4.5 inches. Moving forward, in its resolution and pixel density arena, the smartphone is equipped with 720 X 1440 pixels and 269PPI. Its body material is composed of aluminium alloy and it weighs 170g. Its operating system is the latest Android Oreo OS, however, Xiaomi’s MIUI 9.5 is used to widen its operations.

In the camera aspect, the front camera uses a 16MP sensor with f/2.0 aperture to capture selfies. To sweeten the selfie exposure in dark areas, a LED flash is supported. Around the rear, dual cameras of 12MP and 5MP sensors carry out photography roles. A LED flash is also availed for their utility in low light conditions.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 SoC in conjunction with an octa-core 2.0GHz CPU controls the major functions of the smartphone. For graphics to be well oriented, Adreno 506 GPU is on board.

Xiaomi Redmi S2 has variants of either 3GB or 4GB RAM that handles the smooth running of apps. Files can be stored up to 32GB or 64GB depending on the iteration. Notwithstanding, a MicroSD card of 256GB can be used on a dedicated slot to increase the phone’s storage capacity. The device is powered by a non-removable Li-Ion 3,080mAh battery. Thankfully, the battery charges fast as a result of the 5V/2A Fast Charging technology.

Xiaomi Redmi S2 Key Specs

Here are the Xiaomi Redmi S2 key specifications…

KEY SPECS
Display5.99-inch IPS capacitive touchscreen, 720 X 1440 pixels
OSAndroid 8.1 Oreo
ProcessorOcta-core 2.0GHz Qualcomm Processor
Storage32GB / 64GB ROM + 3GB / 4GB RAM (MicroSD card up to 256GB)
Camera12MP + 5MP Rear/16MP Front (With LED light)
Battery3,080mAh
PriceN60,000 – N65,000

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Xiaomi Redmi S2 Availability & Price

The Xiaomi Redmi S2 launched May 2018, it is available in colors Rose Gold, Champagne Gold, Platinum Silver. You can order the phone from any of the online shopping markets using the links below. Xiaomi Redmi S2 retails at $180 (₦60,000 – ₦65,000 in Nigeria). (CLICK TO BUY XIAOMI REDMI S2)

Xiaomi Redmi S2 Full Specifications and Features

General Features

  • Platform: Android 8.1 Oreo (MIUI 9.5)
  • Processor: Qualcomm MSM8953 Snapdragon 625 (Octa-core 2.0GHz Cortex-A53)
  • GPU: Adreno 506
  • Memory: 3GB RAM / 4GB RAM
  • Colours: Rose Gold, Champagne Gold, Platinum Silver
  • Dimension: 150.9 x 74.9 x 8.1 mm
  • Weight: 170g
  • SIM Type: Nano SIM
  • SIM Count: Dual SIM

Display

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

Camera

  • Rear Camera: Dual 12MP + 5MP camera, 1080p@30fps Video
  • Rear Camera Features: LED flash, gyro-EIS, PDAF, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
  • Front Camera: 16MP camera, HDR, LED flash

Storage

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

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: Yes
  • 2G CDMA 1X: Yes
  • 3G WCDMA: Yes
  • 3G CDMA EVDO: Yes
  • 4G LTE: LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 27(800), 28(700), 29(700), 30(2300), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
  • HSPA+: Yes
  • CDMA EVDO: Yes
  • 4G LTE: Yes
  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes, v4.2 with A2DP, LE
  • NFC: –
  • Infrared Blaster: Yes
  • USB Port: MicroUSB 2.0

Messaging

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

Entertainment

  • Music Player: MP3/WAV/eAAC+/Flac player
  • Video Player: XviD/MP4/H.265 player
  • FM Radio: Yes
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes

Navigation

  • Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, 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: –
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: –
  • Voice Control: –

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
  • Wireless Charging: Yes
  • 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: Yes

Where to buy Xiaomi Redmi S2

CLICK HERE TO BUY THE REDMI S2 in Nigeria.

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