There are only 3 days remaining for the Redmi S2 phone to go official and Xiaomi has started to aggressively tease its best features. It has recently teased that the Redmi S2 will be equipped with 12-megapixel AI dual camera. Also, it will be equipped with AI Portrait mode and AI Beauty mode for the front-facing 16-megapixel selfie camera. A new teaser states that the Redmi S2 is the best Redmi phone for shooting selfies.
Xiaomi has recently confirmed that the Redmi S2 will be unveiled at the headquarters of Suning Tesco in Nanjing on May 10. The Chinese manufacturer has already hinted that the upcoming Redmi S2 will give birth to the new Redmi S series of smartphones. It is speculated that this new series would include selfie-centric phones.
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 that was launched in China recently as the Redmi series phone with dual rear cameras is equipped with a soft-LED enabled 13-megapixel selfie camera. As it is already known, the Redmi S2 will be arriving with a 16-megapixel Samsung S5K3P8SP selfie camera that will be assisted by its own soft-LED flash. The AI Portrait mode will allow the Redmi S2 to capture bokeh shots by effectively blurring the background and focus more on the subject. The AI Beauty mode will be to enhance the different points on the face for shooting impressive selfie shots. Moreover, it is also speculated to include AI face recognition.
The rear side of the Xiaomi Redmi S2is expected to feature 12-megapixel + 5-megapixel vertical dual camera setup. The leaked firmware files of the Redmi S2 that had surfaced in the previous month had revealed it will be offering camera features like Electronic Image Stabilization (EIS) and Portrait mode.
The Redmi S2 is equipped with a 5.99-inch display that produces HD+ resolution of 720 x 1440 pixels. The Snapdragon 625 will be present under the hood of the phone and it will include a 3,080mAh battery. It is expected to be available in multiple RAM options from 2 GB to 3 GB and storage variants from 16 GB to 64 GB. As far as the design is concerned, it is expected to feature a metal unibody. The images of the phone that have appeared recently reveals that its rear resembles with the Xiaomi Mi 6X and Redmi Note 5 (China edition). It is pegged to be priced under 999 Yuan (~$159) in China.