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Xiaomi Redmi S2

Specifications

Xiaomi Redmi S2
Xiaomi Redmi S2 (Redmi Series)
Graphics adapter
Memory
4096 MB 
Display
5.99 inch 18:9, 1440 x 720 pixel 269 PPI, capacitive, IPS, glossy: yes
Storage
32 GB eMMC Flash, 32 GB 
, also available with 64 GB of eMMC flash storage, 24 GB free
Connections
1 USB 2.0, 1 Infrared, Audio Connections: 3.5mm, Card Reader: microSD, 1 Fingerprint Reader, Brightness Sensor, Sensors: proximity sensor, acceleration sensor, gyroscope, compass, Hall effect sensor
Networking
802.11 b/g/n (b/g/n), Bluetooth 4.2, GSM (800, 850, 900, 1800, 1900), 3G (850, 900, 1900, 2100), LTE (800, 850, 900, 1700, 1800, 2100, 2300, 2600), Dual SIM, LTE, GPS
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 8.1 x 160.7 x 77.3 ( = 0.32 x 6.33 x 3.04 in)
Battery
3080 mAh Lithium-Polymer
Operating System
Android 8.1 Oreo
Camera
Primary Camera: 12 MPix 12+5MP
Secondary Camera: 16 MPix
Additional features
Speakers: 2 speakers, Keyboard: onscreen, Keyboard Light: yes, USB charger, microUSB cable, protective silicone cover, MIUI V9, 24 Months Warranty, SAR-value (head): 0.429 W/kg, SAR-value (body): 1.577 W/kg, fanless
Weight
170 g ( = 6 oz / 0.37 pounds), Power Supply: 55 g ( = 1.94 oz / 0.12 pounds)

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 77.99% - good
Average of 8 scores (from 14 reviews)
price: 80%, performance: 70%, features: 59%, display: 75% mobility: 85%, workmanship: 73%, ergonomy: 74%, emissions: 95%

Reviews for the Xiaomi Redmi S2

80.9% Xiaomi Redmi S2 Smartphone Review | Notebookcheck
Xiaomi's Redmi S2 heralds the arrival of a series of smartphones with high-quality front cameras—designed with selfie-lovers in mind. Incidentally, it is also one of the Chinese manufacturer's most inexpensive devices equipped with a dual camera. What else does the Xiaomi Redmi S2 have in store for potential buyers? Read on to find out.
76% Xiaomi Redmi S2 (Y2) review
Source: GSM Arena English
The Redmi Y1 (Note 5A) was among the few Redmi phones we were on the fence recommending right away. It had it virtues, the selfies being the highlight, but there were better phones priced the same. Today, in a great turn of events, the Redmi Y2 (S2) is one of the best offers, if not the best, at its asking price.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/22/2018
Rating: Total score: 76%
70% Xiaomi Redmi S2
Source: Trusted Reviews English
The Redmi S2 might not be the best budget blower Xiaomi has released in 2018, but it remains worthy of consideration.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/14/2018
Rating: Total score: 70%
Xiaomi Redmi S2 Review — A budget phone with 16 MP AI selfie camera
Source: Manila Shaker English
For those people who like tall screen because they’re into watching and browsing and also do not want to spend a lot on expensive devices then this phone is perfect for them.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/03/2018
Xiaomi Redmi S2 Review: A Smartphone With A Very Good Quality and A Low Price
Source: Igeekphone English
The Xiaomi Redmi S2 has all the essentials to be a quality smartphone today. This is a smartphone aimed at the low-end segment, with excellent characteristics very competent with respect to what can be found today in the market, although it is true that there were already other alternatives such as the Redmi Note 4x , this model does not It leaves us indifferent due to its large front camera, and its excellent dual camera that definitely differentiate it from other devices in its same range.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/18/2018

Foreign Reviews

85% Xiaomi Redmi S2
Source: Chinahandys.net German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/29/2018
Rating: Total score: 85% performance: 100% display: 80% mobility: 80% workmanship: 70%
Xiaomi Redmi S2
Source: ChinaMobileMag German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/24/2018
88% Review Xiaomi Redmi S2
Source: Newesc Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/13/2018
Rating: Total score: 88%
Recensione Xiaomi Redmi S2: il camera phone economico
Source: Tutto App Android Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/18/2018
74% Xiaomi Redmi S2, la recensione (foto e video)
Source: AndroidWorld.it Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/25/2018
Rating: Total score: 74% price: 80% features: 80% display: 75% mobility: 75% workmanship: 75% ergonomy: 75%
70% Recensione XIAOMI Redmi S2
Source: Andrea Galeazzi Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/27/2018
Rating: Total score: 70% price: 80% display: 69% mobility: 89% workmanship: 68%
80% Новая порода бюджетных Xiaomi: обзор Redmi S2
Source: Ferra.ru RU→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/12/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%
Обзор Xiaomi Redmi S2 3/32GB. Смартфон для любителей селфи
Source: Mega Obzor RU→EN
Positive: Good price; high performance; decent cameras. Negative: No NFC; slow charging.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/11/2018
Szelfi-mobillal támad a Xiaomi: itt a Xiaomi Redmi S2
Source: KinaTech HU→EN
Positive: Good price; decent hardware; nice cameras.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 05/16/2018
Recenze: Xiaomi Redmi S2 – nízká cena, slušná výbava
Source: CZC CZ→EN
Positive: Good price / performance ratio; fast system; metal case; nice display; decent main camera; good dual SIM. Negative: Mediocre speakers.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/02/2018

Comment

Qualcomm Adreno 506: Integrated graphics card in the Snapdragon 625 SoC and based on the new 500-series architecture with support for Vulkan, OpenGL ES 3.1 + AE (3.2) and UBWC. Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
625: Mid-range octa-core SoC with eight ARM Cortex-A53 cpu cores at up to 2 GHz, an Adreno 506 GPU, a DDR3L-1866 memory controller and a X9 LTE (Cat 7) modem. Manufactured in the modern 14nm process.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
5.99":

This display is quite big for a smartphone but frequently used for smartphones.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.  

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
0.17 kg:

Only few smartphones are more lightweight than this.


Xiaomi:

Xiaomi Tech was founded as a Chinese smartphone producer in 2010 and soon reached high market shares in its home market. Although Xiaomi is not one of the Top 5 smartphone manufacturers worldwide in 2016, it is nevertheless one of the big global players in this market segment.

Since 2015 there are many reviews. The ratings have been above average since 2016.


77.99%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.
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Stefan Hinum (Update: 2018-06-14)