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Xiaomi Redmi S2

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Release Date: Launch Date: May 2018
Xiaomi Redmi S2
$12,072



  • 3/4 GB RAM
  • 5.99 inches, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
  • Snapdragon 625, 2.0 GHz Octa-core
  • Dual 12 MP + 5 MP Rear, 16 MP front
  • 32GB/64GB, up to 256GB
  • Android 8.0 (Oreo)

3080 mAh Lite 4.2

Xiaomi Redmi S2 Pros and cons

Xiaomi Redmi S2 - Full Specifications

Device Information

  • Device Type
    smart android phone
  • Model
    Redmi S2
  • Status
    Available

Design

  • Type Type refers to the phone's size and shape or the overall layout that the smartphone adapts. Generally, we see these types. - Bar, sliding, phablet and foldable.
    Bar
  • Dimensions
    160.7 x 77.3 x 8.1 mm
  • Weight
    170 g
  • Colors The shade of a single or gradient tint uses by the device.
    Rose Gold, Platinum Silver, Champagne Gold
  • Flashlight The flashlight is the LED (Light emitting diode)

Network

  • 2G
    GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 to SIM 1 & SIM 2
  • 3G
    HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
  • 4G
    LTE bands
  • SIM SIM (Subscriber Identity Module)
    Nano SIM
  • Dual SIM
    Dual Nano SIM

Display

  • Display Type
    IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
  • Size
    5.99 inches
  • Resolution
    720 x 1440 pixels, 18:9 ratio
  • Display Colors The different degree (hue, tone) of colors that the display is showing. There are 64K colors, 256K colors and 16 million colors. As of now, 16 M is the most distinguished color value.
    16M colors
  • Touch Screen
    capacitive screen

Media

  • FM Radio
  • Notifications In the notification panel, the user gets notified while receiving an alert, task, updates or event.
    vibration, wave, mp3, ringtone
  • Ring Tones
    Yes
  • Loudspeaker
    yes

Cameras

  • Rear (Primary)
    Dual 12 MP+ 5 MP
  • Front
    16 MP with 2.0µ
  • Video quality
  • Face Unlock Face-unlock enables the function to unlock the face by seeing on the screen.
  • 4K supported 4 dimensional or 4K is a short phrase given for the video resolution of [email protected]/60fps/120fps. It's now a standard meter for the newage smartphones.
  • Back Flash
  • Front Flash
  • Rear Camera Features
    LED flash, gyro-EIS, phase detection autofocus, PDAF
  • Camera Features The rear and the front camera hold many features making every phone work differently. There are some features that the smartphone usually holds are - Optical Zoom, smile-detection, self-timer, brightness setting e.t.c.
    face recognization, panorama, Geo-tagging, HDR, touch focus

Software

  • Operating System
    Android 8.0 (Oreo)
  • User Interface
    yes
  • Java Support
    yes

Hardware

  • Chipset Chipset is an array of integrated circuits meant to perform in real-time constraints and dedicated functions. Expensive smartphones tend to have better chipset, which performs more advanced operations.
    Qualcomm MSM8953 Snapdragon 625
  • CPU It stands for a Central Processing Unit. It's generally known as the brain of the device. In short, the CPU process the lines of tasks assigned by the operator.
    Octa-core
  • GPU The Term GPU stands for the graphics processing unit. It is a single-chip processor meant to boost up object alteration, image production, and 3D Motion by manipulating the memory.
    Adreno 506
  • RAM (Memory) Random Access Memory
    3GB/4GB
  • Processor Speed
    2.0 GHz Cortex-A53
  • Internal Storage It's a reserved memory in Smartphones, laptops, tablets, e.t.c, allowing to save all the data pertaining to the applications, videos, images, and other files in one place.
    32GB/64 GB
  • Expandable Memory It's an alternative external memory to extend the storage size by means of MicroSD card, flash e.t.c
    up to 256GB
  • Card Slot It's a medium or location putting the memory card.
    Dedicated MicroSD
  • Sensors
    Fingerprint (side-seated), proximity, compass, accelerometer, gyro,

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth Bluetooth is a wireless computing technology to collect and transmit the data in two paired devices. Using Bluetooth, A User can connect the wired and wireless device to share any kind of file without the Internet. It's slow but self-reliant.
    4.2, A2DP, LE
  • Wi-fi
    Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, WiFi Direct
  • Wi-fi Hotspot A Hotspot is a kind of technology devised to connect multiple devices all in one Internet. The hotspot is solely dependent on the person who is sharing it, and other people need to turn on the wifi to use it.
  • Infrared It's an old electronic way to share data between two devices using infrared beams.
  • GPS The Global Positioning System is a widely used satellite technology to navigate the location, velocity and the position of the object.
    Yes, with GLONASS, BDS, A-GPS
  • NFC It's A Standard mobile feature that stands for Near field communication. It acts under the proximity sensor when bringing two devices too close.
  • HDMI High-Definition Multimedia Interface
  • USB (Universal Serial Bus)
    microUSB 2.0
  • OTG
  • Wireless Charging It works when an electromagnetic field develops the tension between the two objects providing the output via inductive coupling
  • Microphone Jack
  • Headphone Jack
    Yes, 3.5mm jack with active noise cancellation

Data

  • GPRS GPS (General Packet Radio Service) allows wireless data transfer service in 2G and 3G GSM SIM. Example - pictures, SIM network browsing, and videos.
  • EDGE EDGE (Enhanced Data GSM Environment) enables a 4x faster data transfer rate compared to the regular 2G GSM Service.
  • Speed
    HSPA, LTE
  • Web Browser Web Browser can be a software or a web that lets users surf contents (Images, videos, texts, and other stuff) on the WWW (World wide web) URL. Web browser renders the HTML (markup language) from the website to display contents.
    HTML5

Messaging

  • SMS Short Messaging Service
    Yes
  • MMS Multimedia Messaging Service helps users send more graphical short messages including Audio clip, GIF e.t.c.
  • Email Electronic mail is not so different from a traditional mail system as it lets the user send, receive and store data in the form of images, text and other digital files. Each user has a unique email address, If you have no one yet, then you can get it via GMAIL and Yahoo
  • IM

Battery

  • Battery Type In short, these are some of the battery types that smartphones use - Lithium Polymer, Lithium-Ion, Nickel Metal Hydride, and Nickel Cadmium. Li-po and the Li-on are in the current phase.
    Li-Ion (Lithium Ion)
  • Capacity Battery capacity is the maximum number of energy packets stored in the mass of the battery.
    3080 mAh, - 5V/2A 10W charging
  • Fast charging An Integrated technology that powers up the smartphone much faster than the regular charging.
  • Removable Users can disengage the removable battery, but the non-removal battery comes fixed with the device and cannot be removed.

What's inside the box

  • Overall
    Handset
    Charger
    USB
    warranty card
    manual quick guide

Total Specs Score

6.5 3.3 1
  • Design 7
  • Display 7
  • Camera 6
  • Features 7
  • Cpu 6
  • Battery 6

Xiaomi Redmi S2 details

Price and design

Xiaomi Redmi S2 was announced in April 2018 is slated to be launched globally on 17 May 2018. The smartphone is priced at around R.s 12,000 or 150 euros. In that price segment, the phone features a 5.99 inches IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen display with a resolution of 720 x 1440 pixels and an 18:9 aspect ratio (ratio of the two sides in portrait as well as landscape mode). Regarding the display’s protection, Xiaomi Redmi S2 doesn’t aid by a Gorilla glass, but it may come up with in future. The device will come packed with the three colour options including Champagne Gold, Rose Gold, Platinum Silver

Camera and connectivity

As far as the cameras are concerned, the Motorola Moto Z3 Play is coupled with a Dual 12 MP + 5 MP Rear camera with a gyro-EIS, PDAF, LED flash, 4k resolution, and phase detection autofocus. In contrast, the front camera flaunts a jaw-dropping 16 MP with beauty face tone, and enhanced built-in apps. Xiaomi Redmi S2 is patented to be a dual Nano sim SmartPhone with the access networks for 2G, 3G, and 4G. Audio-wise, It has a 3.55mm audio jack with an active noise cancellation further it has Advanced GPS, USB 2.0, Wifi hotspot. Bluetooth 4.2 and FM.

Performance and battery.

Xiaomi Redmi S2 is a smartphone everyone would love to buy. It comes with a two different price for the RAM and Internal memory; For the 3GB RAM/32GB space, it is about R.s 12,000 whereas it’s high priced for the more top specs, Irrespective of the prices, it has a dedicated MicroSD support of up to 256 GB. As to the performance, The Little beast is powered by a Snapdragon 625 chipset, 2.0 GHz octa-core processor, and an Adreno 506 GPU to shift up the gaming performance at the higher ends. It runs on an Android 8.0 A.k.An Oreo operating system and the Redmi S2 packs a generous 3080 mAh Li-ion non removable battery that can entertain you almost 23 hours without a compromise.

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