Redmi S2 launched: Specifications, Price, Review and much more

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Thursday, May 10, 2018, Xiaomi launched Redmi S2 in an event that is scheduled for 2 pm as per China Time (11:30 am IST) in the Nanjing city of China at headquarters, which is said to be Xiaomi Redmi’s exclusive handset sales partner.

Hours before the launch of the gadget, the organization fellow benefactor Lin Bin took to his authority Weibo profile to post some example photographs from the gadget. This is likely an endeavor to produce buildup about the up and coming gadget before the official dispatch of the gadget.

The Redmi S2 is a budgeted smartphone that is going to be priced between $165 to $194 (USD) according to the available variants. It is said that this budgeted smartphone will be the best in selfie camera among all segments.

Redmi S2 available colors


  •  5.99-inch display with HD+ resolution (720×1440 pixels)
  • 18:9 aspect ratio
  • 16-megapixel selfie camera (Auto HDR)
  • Dual (12MP + 5MP) Primary camera
  • Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 SoC
  • Dimensions: 160.7 x 77.3 x 8.1 mm (6.33 x 3.04 x 0.32 in)
  • Weight: 170 g (6.00 oz)
  • Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
  • Black, Gold, Blue, Red, Silver (Available Colors)

Other than this, the new Redmi S2 is available in 3 different variants according to storage. These 3 variants are

  1. 2GB RAM with 16GB of internal storage
  2. 3GB RAM with 32GB of internal storage
  3. 4GB RAM with 64GB of internal storage

It is said to accompany Android 8.1 Oreo-based MIUI 9 working framework, however, we can anticipate that MIUI 9.5 will be reported too now that Xiaomi is authoritatively discharging the work in a staged way.

When we come to battery life, Redmi S2 comes up with 3080mAh Li-Po battery which is pretty good in this segment.


The Redmi S2 cost on the Aliexpress posting demonstrates the handset will be accessible between $165.99 (roughly Rs. 11,150) and $193.99 (around Rs. 13,040). This insight that the base adaptation of the new Redmi cell phone could begin at CNY 899 (generally Rs. 9,500).


The affordable price of Redmi S2 and features provided by the Redmi will comparatively be going to big hit in the market.

Redmi S2 sample images

As it is a camera phone, co-founder Lin Bin uploaded sample pictures on Weibo. Here is the review.

The example pictures being referred to exhibit the bokeh impact that the camera produces. Considering the bits of gossip about the valuing of the gadget and the way that Redmi S2 is probably going to be a financial plan or mid-extend gadget in the market, the two pictures are great, most definitely. Both the pictures are of a comparable scene yet they indicate how successfully the up and coming gadget can separate the question in front from the foundation to make an incredible bokeh impact.

But, smartphone lacks some basic feature like display and performance seems to be average as compared to this price range.

Also, the problems arise with the Redmi flash sale. Customers are losing their interest in Redmi due to unavailability of Redmi smartphones.

Moreover, In India sale is going to begin from May 10 itself but availability problem will have to face.

2GB + 16GB is priced Rs 6999/- in India.


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