Xiaomi Redmi S2 with 5.99-inch 18:9 display, dual rear cameras, dedicated Dual SIM slots listed online

Xiaomi is all set to introduced its Redmi S2 smartphone in China on May 10th. Now the smartphone has been listed on Aliexpress as the global version. This shows the design of the smartphone and also hints that it will roll out globally, including India, after the release in China.

It also confirms dedicated dual SIM and microSD slots for the smartphone, even though the company’s Redmi 5 series adopted Hybrid Dual SIM slots. This is definitely a welcome move.

Xiaomi in a teaser has revealed that the phone will support AI portrait mode and AI beauty.

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
  • 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

Price mentioned on the listing is between US$ 165.99 and US$ 193.99, so it could start at 899 yuan (Rs. 9,480 approx.) in China for the base version. We should know all the details when the phone goes official on Thursday.

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