Xiaomi Redmi S2 Full Specifications, Features, Price and Availability

Xiaomi recently launched the Redmi S2, and just like other phones coming from the brand, it is worth every penny on its price tag. The new smartphone is placed below the Redmi Note 5 in its domestic market, although it maintained some of the features like tall screen and dual cameras. Set your eyes on the Xiaomi Redmi S2 full specifications, features as well as its price and availability.

Xiaomi Redmi S2 Full Specifications, Features, Price and Availability

Xiaomi Redmi S2 Features

The latest Xiaomi Redmi S2 is powered by Snapdragon 625 chipset, and it runs on the latest Android 8.1 Oreo operating system with MIUI 9 on top. The SoC has an octa-core CPU clocked at 2.0 GHz and Adreno GPU.

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The Xiaomi Redmi S2 has a tall 5.99 inch screen with HD+ resolution. You will not find any buttons or sensors on the front, while the UI navigation is carried out via onscreen keys. At the back, you will find a fingerprint scanner used in unlocking the device.


The camera features of the Xiaomi Redmi S2 will wow al lovers of camera phones. The smartphone sports an AI-assisted 16MP selfie snapper with an LED flash. At the back panel, you will also find the same 12MP + 5MP dual camera with EIS that you will find on the Redmi Note 5 Pro.  Looking at the storage capacities, the Xiaomi Redmi S2 comes in two versions; 3GB RAM + 32GB internal storage and 4GB RAM + 64GB internal storage. Both internal storage are expandable via the use of microSD card.

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Xiaomi Redmi S2 Specifications


Technology GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G bands LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)



Announced 2018, May
Status Coming soon. Exp. release 2018, May 17th



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)
Build Front glass, aluminum body
SIM Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)



Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 5.99 inches, 92.6 cm2 (~74.5% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 720 x 1440 pixels, 18:9 ratio (~269 ppi density)
Multitouch Yes
  – MIUI 9.5



OS Android 8.1 (Oreo)
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8953 Snapdragon 625
CPU Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU Adreno 506



Card slot microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
Internal 64 GB, 4 GB RAM or 32 GB, 3 GB RAM



Primary Dual: 12 MP (f/2.2, 1.25μm, PDAF) + 5 MP, gyro-EIS, phase detection autofocus, LED flash
Features Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR
Video 1080p@30fps
Secondary 16 MP (2.0µm), HDR, LED flash



Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
  – Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic



WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, WiFi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE
Infrared port Yes
Radio FM radio
USB microUSB 2.0



Sensors Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
Browser HTML5
  – MP4/H.265 player
– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer
– 5V/2A 10W charging



  Non-removable Li-Po 3080 mAh battery



Colours Rose Gold, Champagne Gold, Platinum Silver
Price About 150 EUR

Xiaomi Redmi S2 Price and Availability

The Xiaomi Redmi S2 price for the 3GB + 32GB version is CNY999 in China, which is approximately €130 in Europe and $160 in the United States of America. The Redmi S2 price for the 4GB + 64GB version is CNY1,299 in China, $204 in the US and €171 in Europe. The phone will be available in three different colours; Champagne Gold, Rose Gold, and Platinum Silver. The Redmi S2 is also exclusively sold on Suning.com.


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