Xiaomi is preparing to launch yet another budget smartphone in India in a new series- Redmi S. The company will launch Xiaomi Redmi S2, a budget phone that comes with features like dual cameras, HD+ 18:9 display, Snapdragon 625 SoC and Face Unlock, as per a recent report. The phone is heading to the Indian and Chinese market very soon the report says.
Xiaomi has already set its feet in the budget segment in India and has a lot of budget devices in the Indian market starting from the Redmi 5 to Redmi Note 5 and now the Redmi S2 will join the league. As per a report by XDA-developers, the Redmi S2 will be launched in China and India and they have managed to get the information from the firmware files revealing the Redmi S2 launch.
Xiaomi Redmi S2 Specifications
If we talk about specs, as per the report the Xiaomi Redmi S2 is an entry-level device because of its resolution and processor. The device will have an 18:9 HD+ 1440×720 LCD display, though the size of the display is unknown. The device will be running MIUI 9 based on Android 8.1 Oreo.
The processor in Redmi S2’s firmware is listed as the msm8953, which is Snapdragon 625, the same chip found in many Xiaomi phones including the Redmi Note 5 and the Mi A1. For the storage, they have found that there will be a 16GB variant. The firmware also indicates that it’ll have a microSD card slot. For RAM, there is no information available, but it’ll likely pack 2GB or 3GB of RAM given its remaining specs.
Coming to the camera, this budget device will have a dual rear camera setup with either the 12MP Sony IMX486 or 12MP OmniVision OV12A10 sensor, and a 5MP Samsung S5K5E8 as the secondary sensor. On the front, there will be a 5MP Samsung S5K5E8 sensor. As for camera features, there will be EIS, Portrait Mode and the face unlock feature. Lastly, the Xiaomi Redmi S2 will pack 3,080mAh battery.