Xiaomi Redmi S2 to Launch on June 7 in India: Expected Price, Specifications And More
It is also believed that Xiaomi might rebrand the recently unveiled Redmi S2 as Redmi Y2 in India. The Redmi Y2 is likely to be the successor of the Redmi Y1.
Xiaomi Redmi Y2 With AI-Based Selfie Camera, 5.99-Inch HD+ Display Launched at Starting Price of Rs 9,999 (Image: AliExpress)
Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi is all set to launch its new device in Indian market. The official invite states that the Chinese smartphone manufacturer is hosting an event in New Delhi on June 7 to launch a new device. Amazon has revealed a new Redmi Y smartphone will be available exclusively on the e-platform. Amazon has already put ‘Notify Me’ registrations for the new Redmi Y smartphone. The invite doesn’t really reveal much except details about the launch event date, time, and venue. Meanwhile the invite highlights, the soon to be launched smartphone will be camera-centric. It is also believed that Xiaomi might rebrand the recently unveiled Redmi S2 as Redmi Y2 in India. The Redmi Y2 is likely to be the successor of the Redmi Y1. The Redmi S2, which launched in China earlier this month, has its AI-powered selfie camera as one of its highlights. Xiaomi Redmi S2 will be offered in two variants – the one with 3GB RAM and 32GB internal storage and a 4GB RAM with 64GB storage variant that will be priced at RMB 1,299 (approximately Rs 13,800). The company is using hashtags like #FindYourSelfie and #RealYou to highlight the alphabet "Y" in the teaser.
The Xiaomi Redmi S2 features a 5.99-inch HD+ display with a resolution of 1440×720 pixels. Like many devices in 2018, the S2 offers an aspect ratio of 18:9. The device is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 octa-core SoC that is a tried and tested chipset among many budget smartphones.
The Redmi S2 comes with dual camera setup at the back, with a 12-megapixel primary sensor and a 5-megapixel depth sensor. Both the cameras work in tandem to produce bokeh effect photos. For selfies, there is a 16-megapixel AI-powered front camera which comes with a dedicated portrait mode as well. The Xiaomi Redmi S2 is loaded with a 3,080mAh battery as well and comes with a fingerprint sensor at the back, and face unlocks feature too. Moving on to connectivity, the Redmi Y2 will support Wi-Fi 802/11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2 Low Energy, GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, micro USB 2.0, an IR blaster and 4G VoLTE.
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