Xiaomi already launched its Redmi S2 in May, this year. Therefore, with the launched of its Redmi S2, Xiaomi magnetized its customers with its height as Xiaomi S2 is the tallest ever launched Redmi device. Redmi S2 for its big height will surely stand on the back row of Xiaomi’s family picture but next to Mi Max 2 and Mi Max as well. Redmi S2 is set to encourage selfie enthusiasts.
Xiaomi Redmi S2 is featured with 5.99-inch (92.6 cm) touchscreen HD-display and 720 x 1440 pixels resolution with both multi-touch and capacitive touchscreen. This smartphone runs 8.1 Android Oreo and also powered by non-removable Li-Ion 3080 mAh battery support. Redmi S2 weights 1700 grams and measures 77.26 wide x 160.7 heights x 8.10 thick as well. This smartphone supports dual-SIM slot (both GSM) and accepts Nano-SIM only. Redmi S2 is also designed with 3.5mm jack support, loudspeaker option and alter types include WAV ringtones, MP3, and Vibration.
Connectivity options implemented in Redmi S2 includes 3G, 4G LTE, VoLTE, 4.2 Bluetooth, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot, Infrared port, Wi-Fi Direct, FM radio, GPS and 2.0 micro USB. This smart device supports rear-mounted fingerprint sensor, compass, proximity sensor, gyroscope, and accelerometer as well. Considering its memory, Redmi S2 is rendered with both options of 4GB of RAM and 3GB of RAM along with internal storage facility of 64GB and 32GB respectively. This smart device can also support microSD, which is expandable up to 256GB.
Additional features of Xiaomi Redmi S2 are face detection, HDR, Geo-tagging, touch focus, and panorama. Primary camera option consists of a rear 12MP camera with f/2.2 aperture, LED flash, phase detection autofocus, and gyro-EIS. However, secondary camera option includes a 16MP camera, LED flash and HDR option as well. Redmi S2 also supports 1080p@30fps video facility, 506 Adreno GPU, Snapdragon 625 chipset and 2.0 GHz Octa-core CPU. This smartphone was built in plastic body and the front was designed with glass, which is almost non-breakable.
Xiaomi Redmi S2 features options for Push email, MMS, IM, and SMS (threaded view). This smart device also facilitates browsing options for document viewer, MP4/H.265 player, video editor, 5V/2A 10W charging, photo editor and HTML5. Hence, this currently launched smart device has the potential to satisfy the needs of the present market demands. Design is a major factor of concern for every smartphone, therefore, with unique, sleek and stylish look Redmi S2 will surely generate a high amount of revenue of Xiaomi.
Expecting price of Xiaomi Redmi S2 will start at 150 EUR. Available color options for Redmi S2 are Rose Gold, Gray, Black, White, Blue, Pink, Silver, and Gold, which are in high demand as per as present market standard. Upcoming Xiaomi Redmi Y2 is also expected to get similarly featured like Redmi S2 and is expected to seek the attention of smartphone lovers. Therefore, both the Redmi S2 and Redmi Y2 will be made exclusively available at Amazon India. Hence, Xiaomi Redmi S2 is surely going to throw a great competition to Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 and Honor 9 Lite as well.
-By Chandrani Sarkar (Sr. Content Developer and Research Analyst @Travarsa)