Xiaomi will hold a presentation of its new smartphone Redmi S2 on this Thursday, May 10. The Smartphone will open a new line of smartphones Redmi S (“S” means “selfie”). In anticipation of the official available for Pre-order on Gearbest appeared the page of the global version of Redmi S2, where all the characteristics of the smartphone are described, its prices are indicated, and also high-quality images are placed.
As expected, the Xiaomi Redmi S2 smartphone will receive a 5.99-inch display with a resolution of HD + (1440 × 720 pixels) and an aspect ratio of 18:9, while the dimensions of the metal case will be 160.73 × 77.26 × 8.1 mm. The back panel of the smartphone is similar to the Xiaomi Mi 6X, here you can also see a double vertical camera in the upper left corner and a scanner of prints in the center. Buyers will be able to choose one of three available colors: Gray, Rose Gold or Gold.
As a hardware platform, the Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor is used, supplemented with 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of data storage with support for microSD memory cards in a hybrid SIM card slot.
The main camera will receive 12 + 5-megapixel sensors, the camera for the self-sensor is a 16-megapixel sensor with LED flash. To make high-quality photographs the user will be assisted by AI, which processes the image during and after the shooting. He will recognize the images on the photo, as well as beautifully blur the background. The model will provide support for such technologies as Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS / GLONASS or LTE (NFC probably will run out). It is not difficult to notice that the smartphone on the video above is equipped with a fingerprint reader, a micro USB connector or a mini-jack.
Turning to the software side, the new Redmi S2 is equipped with an MIUI 9 firmware based on Android 8.0 Oreo. Among the exclusive features grafted by the manufacturer, we note the presence of some features related to ‘ artificial intelligence, especially those that help cameras to get better shots or to offer more creative possibilities.