Xiaomi Redmi S2 with 5.99-inch 18:9 display, dual rear cameras, Android 8.1 gets certified

After details of the Xiaomi S2 surfaced  in firmware files, the phone has been certified by TENAA in China as expected. It has model number M1803E6E, features a  5.99-inch HD+ 18:9 display, is powered by Snapdragon 625, runs Android 8.1 (Oreo), has a 12-megapixel rear camera with LED flash along with a secondary 5-megapixel rear camera. Even though the firmware revealed it will have a 5-megapixel front camera, the certification site reveals a 16-megapixel front camera. It is said to have face unlock.

It has an unibody design with antennas on the top and the bottom parts of the phone, has a fingerprint sensor on the back and packs a 3000mAh battery.

Xiaomi Redmi S2 rumored specifications

  • 5.99-inch (1440 × 720 pixels) HD+ 18:9 2.5D curved glass display
  • 2GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 625 14nm processor with 650MHz Adreno 506 GPU
  • 2GB RAM with 16GB storage / 3GB RAM with 32GB storage / 4GB RAM with 64GB storage, expandable memory up to 128GB with microSD
  • Android 8.1 (Oreo) with MIUI 9
  • Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano / microSD)
  • 12MP rear camera with LED Flash, Sony IMX486 / OmniVision OV12A10 sensor, PDAF, EIS, secondary 5MP camera with Samsung S5K5E8 sensor
  • 16MP front-facing camera
  • Fingerprint sensor, Infrared sensor
  • Dimensions: 160.73 × 77.26 × 8.1mm; Weight: 170g
  • 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4GHz / 5GHz), Bluetooth 4.2, GPS + GLONASS
  • 3080mAh (typical) / 3000mAh (minimum) battery

The Xiaomi Redmi S2 is expected to come in Black, Rose Gold, Gold, White, Blue, Red, Pink, Gray and Silver and could go official along with the Mi 6X on Wednesday.


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