Xiaomi has recently launched the Mi MIX 2S and Redmi Note 5 smartphones in China. The home country will be receving the Xiaomi Mi 6X phone on April 19. In India, the Chinese manufacturer has launched Redmi Note 5, Redmi Note 5 Pro and Redmi 5 phones so far in this year. There is no confirmation on when India will be receiving the Mi MIX 2S flagship, but leaked firmware files have revealed that Xiaomi may soon launch a new entry-level phone called Redmi S2 in India. The information about the Redmi S2 has surfaced through its leaked firmware files.
Through the leaked firmware files, it has been found that the Redmi S2 will be featuring an 18:9 aspect ratio display that will support 720 x 1440 pixels resolution. However, the exact size of its display is not available yet.
The firmware files of the Redmi S2 shows has references for msm8953 which suggests that it is fueled by Snapdragon 625 mobile platform. Yes, it is yet another Xiaomi phone with SD625 onboard! In the recent past, Xiaomi has released a number phones with SD625 such as Redmi 5 Plus, Redmi Note 5, Xiaomi Mi A1, Mi 5X, Mi Max 2, Redmi Note 4, Redmi Note 4X, Redmi Note 4 and Redmi 4 Prime.
The base model of the phone will feature 16 GB of storage. At present, there is no information available on the other storage model of the Redmi S2. Also, there are no details available on the amount of RAM it will be featuring. It can be assumed that the handset may feature 2 GB of RAM. There could be 32 GB model with 3 GB of RAM.
For photography, the Redmi S2 would be equipped with a dual camera setup on its rear. It may feature 12-megapixel Sony IMX486 or 12-megapixel OmniVision OV12A10 as the primary sensor that will be coupled with 5-megpaixel Samsung S5K5E8 sensor. For snapping selfies, it is expected to feature 5-megpaixel Samsung S5K5E8 sensor. Electronic Image Stabilization, Portrait Mode and Face Unlock are some of the camera features that will be available on the Redmi S2. The handset will be running on Android 8.1 Oreo and MIUI 9 skin. It will be fueled by 3,080mAh battery.
It is speculated that Xiaomi may release the Redmi S2 smartphone in markets like India and China since the firmware contains details for its Indian and Chinese variants. At present, there is no information available on the launch date and pricing of Redmi S2.