Xiaomi Redmi S2 aka Redmi Y2 selfie phone to launch in India on June 7: Specifications, features | HT Tech

Xiaomi Redmi S2 aka Redmi Y2 selfie phone to launch in India on June 7: Specifications, features

Xiaomi’s latest selfie smartphone, Redmi S2 sports a 16-megapixel front camera with AI features. The phone will launch in India as Redmi Y2.

By: HT CORRESPONDENT
| Updated on: May 15 2018, 10:54 IST
Xiaomi Redmi S2 sports a 16-megapixel selfie camera with AI-based features.
Xiaomi Redmi S2 sports a 16-megapixel selfie camera with AI-based features. (Xiaomi)

Xiaomi's S series debuted in China last week with Redmi S2. This smartphone is expected to launch in India on June 7 as Redmi Y2, successor to the Redmi Y1 in India.

Xiaomi had launched its selfie-focused smartphone Redmi Y1 aka Redmi S1 in India last year. The smartphone was earlier launched in China as Redmi S2. The company's latest teaser on Twitter highlights a selfie smartphone with emphasis on the letter Y. The smartphone is scheduled to launch on June 7 at an event in New Delhi.

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Speaking about its highlight, the smartphone features a 16-megapixel front camera. The selfie camera comes with AI-based features like 'Portrait Mode' and 'Smart Beauty'. It also comes with HDR support, phase detection auto focus (PDAF), electronic image stabilisation (EIS), and full HD video recording support.

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Xiaomi Redmi S2 (Redmi Y2) specifications

Xiaomi Redmi S2 features a 5.99-inch HD+ LCD display. The smartphone is powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 625 processor paired with 4GB of RAM and two storage options of 32GB and 64GB. Also on offer is a microSD card slot for further expansion.

In addition to the selfie camera, Xiaomi Redmi S2 also houses a dual-camera setup at the rear which is a combination of 12-megapixel and 5-megapixel sensors. On the software front, it runs Android-based MIUI 9 out-of-the-box. Its connectivity options include dual-SIM support, 4G VoLTE support, Bluetooth, 3.5mm audio jack, and a rear fingerprint sensor. The smartphone also supports 'Face Unlock'.

Xiaomi Redmi S2 price

In China, Xiaomi Redmi S2 launched at a starting price of CNY 999 which rounds off to 10,000 approximately. The 64GB storage model of Redmi S2 is priced at CNY 1299 (14,000 approximately).

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First Published Date: 15 May, 10:54 IST
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