Xiaomi Redmi S2 global variant listed on AliExpress ahead of May 10 launch

The listing has revealed photos, along with key specifications and features of the upcoming Xiaomi Redmi S2.

  • Published: May 7, 2018 4:17 PM IST
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Xiaomi is all set to launch the Redmi S2 smartphone on May 10 in China, and a lot of details about the smartphone have already surfaced online. Now, ahead of the official unveiling, the smartphone has already been listed on e-commerce site AliExpress. The listing shows off the front and back of the smartphone, and also lists all the key specifications and features.

Spotted by Gizmochina, the listing reveals that the Xiaomi Redmi S2 will come with a metallic chassis, and the back of the device resembles the recently launched Mi 6X. As we can see in the photos, the back has a new antenna line design along the top and bottom. The dual camera modules are placed vertically on the top-left corner, whereas a circular fingerprint sensor is at the center. On the front, you have the full screen display with 18:9 aspect ratio, and the Android navigation buttons are on screen. Further, the listing also reveals that the smartphone will be offered in silver, Rose Gold and gold color variants.

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Xiaomi Redmi S2 specifications and features 

Based on the listing, the smartphone houses a 5.99-inch IPS LCD display running at HD+ resolution (720×1440 pixels). Under the hood is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 octa-core SoC paired with 3GB of RAM and 32GB storage. With dual-SIM card slots, a dedicated microSD card slot is also present. While the listing does not talk about any other variant, rumors and leaked reports have hinted at a 4GB RAM with 64GB storage variant.

In the photography department, the Redmi S2 features a dual camera setup at the back, which includes a 12-megapixel primary sensor and a 5-megapixel secondary sensor. The listing also reveals AI Portrait and AI Beauty features to optimize your photos. And for selfies and video calling, the Redmi S2 features a 16-megapixel front snapper along with an LED soft-light flash.

With a 3,080mAh battery, the smartphone runs Android 8.1 Oreo out-of-the-box with MIUI 9.5 interface on top. In terms of pricing, the listing only states between $159 and $187, which is roughly between Rs 11,530 and Rs 13,500. After unveiling in China, the smartphone is also expected to launch in India very soon.

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  • Published Date: May 7, 2018 4:17 PM IST