After announcing the Redmi S2 smartphone in Indonesia on 11th May, Xiaomi has officially launched the Xiaomi Redmi S2 in Indonesia. It is priced at Rp 2.39 million, which roughly converts to $168.
The Redmi S2 is all about the selfie camera. Not just the hardware of the front-facing camera, but the smartphone also comes packs AI-based algorithms to ensure that selfies turns out perfect. The 16-megapixel front-facing snapper comes with f/2.0 aperture, 79.8-degrees wide angle lens. It features large 2μm pixels, which helps in delivering good low-light photos.
Further, the selfie camera comes equipped with a soft front flash as well, which Xiaomi claims mimic natural light as well as HDR. It has two major AI modes — AI Portrait and AI Beauty. Coming to the rear camera, there’s a dual camera setup consisting 12MP primary lens and a 5MP secondary sensor. It comes with phase detection autofocus (PDAF), LED flash, facial recognition, AI portrait mode, and HDR.
The smartphone comes with a 5.99-inch HD+ display with screen resolution of 1440 x 720 pixels and 18:9 aspect ratio. Under the hood, it is powered by Qualcomm‘s Snapdragon 625 octa-core processor clocked at 2.0GHz.
It packs 3GB RAM and 32GB of internal storage. There’s also a microSD card slot, which enables users to further expand the storage capacity up to 256GB. There’s another variant of the phone which comes with 4GB RAM and 64GB onboard storage but it seems that the company has not launched this variant in Indonesia.
There’s a fingerprint sensor on the back panel as well as Face Unlock feature for added security. The device runs on Android Oreo-based company’s own MIUI on top and is fuelled by a 3,080mAh non-removable battery with 31 days of standby time, according to the company.
In Indonesia, the Redmi S2 will be available in three color options — Grey, Gold, and Rose Gold. Priced at Rp 2.39 million (approx. $168), the smartphone will be available for purchase from 25th May.