Xiaomi Redmi S2 Available On AliExpress Before May 10 Launch: Specification, Features

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IF you have been following the news, then you must have come across recent Redmi S2 rumors. Xiaomi has scheduled the Redmi S2 launch in China on May 10 but AliExpress listing of the device has already revealed its specifications and design in full glory.

The Redmi S2 AliExpress listing is anything to go by, the phone is likely to start around Rs 10,000 and expected to be a selfie-centric device.

Xiaomi Redmi S2 Features

If renders on the e-commerce site are anything to go by, the Redmi S2 will take design inspiration from its elder sibling, Mi 6X. The handset comes with a full-metal unibody with U-shaped antenna bands.

The Redmi S2 is 8.1mm thick and features a dual rear camera and fingerprint sensor at the back.

The Redmi S2 is to come with a 5.99-inch IPS LCD display with 18:9-aspect ratio and extremely narrow bezels surrounding it. The screen will support HD+ resolution. Under the hood, Xiaomi is tipped to feature Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 chipset which will be accompanied by 3GB RAM and 32GB storage. Xiaomi could introduce more than one version of the phone.

The Redmi S2 will be a selfie-centric device with a 16-megapixel sensor on the front. The rear setup will include a combination of a regular 12-megapixel and 5-megapixel depth sensor to embellish portrait mode.

The Redmi S2 will be offered in  Black, Rose Gold, Gold, White, Blue, Red, Pink, Gray, and Silver color options in China. It is said to pack a 3,080mAh battery and will run on Android Oreo-based MIUI 9 software.

Having said that, there are also reports that Xiaomi could launch the Redmi S2 under Android One project running on stock android for select markets like India.

Xiaomi Redmi S2 Specifications (expected)

Model Xiaomi Redmi S2
Display 5.99-inch 18:9 HD+ LCD display; 1440×720 resolution
Processor Octa-core Snapdragon 625
Internal Storage 16GB/32GB/64GB
Software Android 8.1 Oreo-based MIUI
Primary Camera 12-megapixel+5MP
Secondary Camera 16-megapixel
Battery 3,080mAh
Dimension 160.73×77.26×8.1mm; 170 grams
Others 4G, VoLTE, face unlock, Wifi, Bluetooth, GPS, Fingerprint sensor
Price Rs 9,999 (expected)


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