Xiaomi Redmi S2: Xiaomi is reportedly set to launch a new budget smartphone with a new series. As per a report, the company is working on a new smartphone called Redmi S2 that will be available in both China and India. The smartphone will be in the budget range taking on some of company’s other budget offerings in the Redmi brand, as well as the smartphones from other companies. The Xiaomi Redmi S2 is expected to come with 18:9 display and a dual camera setup on the rear.
Redmi S2 Price, Specifications
According to a report by XDA Developers that obtained the log of firmware files related to the Redmi S2, the device will pack some budget range specifications. The Xiaomi Redmi S2 is said to pack an HD+ display (size unknown) having 18:9 aspect ratio, similar to the one seen on Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro. It is likely to be run the Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor paired with 16GB of inbuilt storage, however, the RAM information is not available as of now.
In terms of the camera, the Redmi S2 is reported to bear a dual camera setup on the rear – 12-megapixel Sony IMX486 sensor as the primary sensor and a 5-megapixel Samsung S5K5E8 secondary sensor. On the other hand, the Xiaomi Redmi S2 will pack a 5-megapixel front camera featuring the similar Samsung S5K5E8 sensor. The cameras will be equipped with EIS, Bokeh effect, and facial recognition features.
The report further adds that the Xiaomi Redmi S2 is likely to pack a 3080mAh battery under the hood. It will come preloaded with Android 8.0 Oreo, possibly with MIUI 9 on top. It, however, does not reveal any information on when this smartphone will be launched, except for the launch countries – China and India.