Xiaomi Redmi S2 with 5.99-inch 18:9 display, dual rear cameras, Android 8.1 to be announced on May 10

Xiaomi just announced that it will introduce a new smartphone in the ‘S series’ in China on May 10th that will be exclusively on Suning Tesco in the country. We already know all the specifications of the Redmi S2 smartphone through TENAA certification and live images and video that surfaced recently.

The phone was displayed when first Mi Store in Czech was opened that confirmed its specifications, including a 5.99-inch HD+ screen, 16MP front camera with flash, 16MP + 5MP dual rear cameras with LED flash, Snapdragon 625, Android Oreo with MIUI 9 and a 3080mAh 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, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS + GLONASS
  • 3080mAh (typical) / 3000mAh (minimum) battery

We should know the price of the Redmi S2 when it goes official next Thursday. The phone is also expected to launch in India later this month or early next month.

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