Xiaomi India has sent out media invites for a launch event in New Delhi on June 7. This date is in line with the various teasers we have recently come across on the company s social media channels. It is widely expected that Xiaomi will launch the Redmi S2 smartphone at the launch event. Also Read - Best smartphones for photography under Rs 20,000 to gift for Father's DayAlso Read - Xiaomi Mi Watch Revolve Active India launch date revealed: When's the launch?
The media invite doesn t really reveal much except details about the launch event date, time, and venue. There is a picture at the center depicts a smartphone camera that is backed up by Artificial Intelligence (AI) chops. The Redmi S2, which launched in China earlier this month, has its AI-powered selfie camera as one of its highlights. The AI helps in clicking better selfies with bokeh effect, and add the proper beauty filters. Also Read - OnePlus Nord CE vs Redmi Note 10 Pro Max: Does 4G still outdo 5G at a lesser price?
Going by the teasers, the Redmi S2 could be rebranded as the Redmi Y2 for the Indian market. Xiaomi introduced the new Redmi Y series earlier this year with the Redmi Y1. It is essentially an affordable device for the selfie conscious crowd.
Xiaomi Redmi S2 specifications, features
To recap the Xiaomi Redmi S2 s specifications and features. The smartphone flaunts a 5.99-inch HD+ display with 18:9 aspect ratio. Under the hood is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 octa-core SoC. Xiaomi launched two variants in China 32GB+3GB RAM and 64GB+4GB RAM. It will be interesting to see if both variants make it to our shores.
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The rest of the features include a dual-camera setup (12-megapixel+5-megapixel) at the back, 3,080mAh battery, fingerprint sensor and face unlock feature, and connectivity options such as 4G VoLTE support, dual-SIM card slots, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth. On the software front, the device runs Android 8.0 Oreo OS with MIUI 9 skin on top.