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Redmi S2 now in India

Redmi S2 now in India

Xiaomi's recent batch of phones have largely impressed on the optics front, which have also helped mid-rangers like the Redmi Note 5 Pro and Mi A1 get an even bigger push in the segment than ever before. The new Redmi handset was seen in the teaser by Xiaomi in various social media channels, though not many details were revealed. "With the company's resources, we aim to build smartphone cameras capable of taking world-class quality photos!"

The Xiaomi Redmi S2 was launched in China on the 10th of May. This is pretty decent but the front comes with a whopping 16 MP camera which is wonderful in the given price range. That said, only the Redmi S2 could be launched in India as Redmi Y2 this month, and the Mi A2 might arrive at a later date.

However, the smartphone might be launched with a different moniker and that too under the Redmi Y series in India and could be called as the Redmi Y2.

The Redmi Y1 was launched last November with selfie-centric features along with an LED selfie-light. Rs 13,722) respectively. The smartphone comes in Gray, Rose gold, Champagne Gold and Platinum Silver colour variants.

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Xiaomi is reportedly planning to establish a new camera division to launch smartphones with better photography prowess.

However, Xiaomi's latest phablet, Mi Mix 2S, which uses sensors from both Sony and Samsung, comes equipped with an AI engine that automatically chooses the shooting mode depending on what is in the viewfinder.

Lei Jun stated that after Xiaomi established a camera department, they must continue to gather technology making Xiaomi phones' cameras one of the best in the world. It features a combination of 12megapixel and 5-megapixel sensors with pixel size of 1.25um microns. The phone will provide competition to the company's own Redmi Note 5 which has pretty similar specifications. The device comes with 18:9 Full Screen display. Powering the device is a 3,080 mAh battery and the phone will run Android 8.0 Oreo with Xiaomi's custom MIUI 9 skin. It is powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 625 processor clocked at 2GHz and paired with Adreno 506 GPU, 3GB/4GB RAM and 32GB/64GB of inbuilt storage, which is expandable via a dedicated microSD card slot.


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