Xiaomi Redmi S2 low-end smartphone launched into the market. So, check out Xiaomi Redmi S2 advantages (Pros), disadvantages (Cons), problems and drawbacks/defects before purchasing. Xiaomi Redmi S2 price in India is around Rs.9,999 and $149 in the USA. Currently, it is not available on online shopping sites like Flipkart, Amazon to buy.
Best Price: Rs.9,999(India), $149(USA)
Xiaomi Redmi S2 Key Features:
- Android OS, v8.1(Oreo).
- 5.99 inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M Colors.
- Dual 12 MP + 5 MP rear camera, 16 MP secondary camera.
- Octa-Core processor and Snapdragon 625 chipset.
- 4 GB RAM and 64 GB Internal Memory
- 3080 mAh Battery
Xiaomi Redmi S2 Advantages (Pros):
- Xiaomi Redmi S2 comes with latest Android OS, v8.1(Oreo).
- Presents 5.99-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen and Multitouch in it.
- It has a good screen-to-body ratio for the better viewing experience.
- Xiaomi Redmi S2 display has good pixel density for its HD+ resolution (~269 PPI pixel density)
- It supports Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by).
- It provides 3/4 GB RAM for multitasking.
- It encompasses with Octa-core processor.
- Xiaomi Redmi S2 has equipped with Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 Chipset.
- Brings an internal memory of 32/64 GB and expandable memory is supported up to 256 GB (uses dedicated slot) – dual SIM model only.
- It offers Dual 12 MP (f/2.2, 1.25μm, PDAF) + 5 MP rear camera with additional features like gyro-EIS, phase detection autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR
- It offers 16 MP (2.0µm) front-facing camera with additional features like HDR, LED flash.
- Supports full HD video recording at 1080p@30fps.
- It has the battery capacity of 3080 mAh which is moderate for heavy usage.
- Performance is smooth with no lags.
- Supports almost all connectives like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, USB, 3G, 4G.
- Supports sensors like Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass.
- Design and build quality are good.
- It offers great and loudspeakers.
- Supports FM radio.
- It is available in Rose Gold, Champagne Gold, Platinum Silver colors to choose.
- Xiaomi Redmi S2 supports additional features like Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic.
Xiaomi Redmi S2 Disadvantages (Cons):
- No display protection like gorilla glass.
- Battery capacity is average. So it won’t last for a full working day.
- No stereo speakers for the better multimedia experience.
- Comes with two years old chipset.
- No full HD display.
- No fast charging support.
Check out Xiaomi Redmi S2 Specifications:
|Model Name||Redmi S2|
|SIM Type||Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)|
|Operating System||Android 8.1|
|Chipset||Qualcomm Snapdragon 625|
|Processor||Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53|
|Colors||Rose Gold, Champagne Gold, Platinum Silver|
|Accessories in Box||—|
|Display & Dimensions|
|Touch Screen||IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors|
|Size||5.99 inches, 92.6 cm2 (~74.5% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Resolution||720 x 1440 pixels, 18:9 ratio (~269 ppi density)|
|Dimensions||160.7 x 77.3 x 8.1 mm (6.33 x 3.04 x 0.32 in)|
|Weight||170 g (6.00 oz)|
|Other Display Features||Multi-Touch|
|Primary Camera||Dual 12 MP (f/2.2, 1.25μm, PDAF) + 5 MP|
|Secondary Camera||16 MP (2.0µm), HDR, LED flash|
|Other Camera Features||gyro-EIS, phase detection autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR|
|RAM and Storage|
|Internal Memory||32/64 GB|
|Expandable Memory||microSD, up to 256 GB (uses dedicated slot) – dual SIM model only|
|Type||Non-removable Li-Ion 3080 mAh battery|
|Internet & Connectivity|
|Wifi||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, WiFi Direct, hotspot|
|USB Connectivity||microUSB 2.0|
|Bluetooth||4.2, A2DP, LE|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS|
|Sensors||Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass|
|Additional Features & Apps||Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic.|
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