Xiaomi Redmi S2 (Y2) has a 4GB RAM, but there is also a less-expensive variant with a 3GB RAM. Some other great features of the phone include a 5.99-inch display and the Snapdragon 625 chipset. Read on this Xiaomi Redmi S2 review to see the phone’s specs and features and also its price in Kenya.
Xiaomi Redmi S2 Specs, in Brief
- Screen – 5.99 Inches
- RAM – 4GB
- Storage – 64GB
- Processor – 2.0GHz Octa-core
- Camera – 16MP
- Network – LTE
- OS – Android 8.1
- Battery – 3080mAh
- Price – KSh. 16,000
Xiaomi Redmi S2 Display
Like other modern smartphones, the Redmi S2 spots a big screen – 5.99 inches. The capacitive touchscreen has the IPS LCD technology, 720x1440px (269ppi) resol and also 16M colors. The screen-to-body ratio is 74.5 percent while the aspect ratio stands at 18:9.
Memory and Platform
As mentioned above, there are two choices for the RAM – 4GB and 3GB with 64GB and 32GB storages respectively. There is also an optional 256GB (max) microSD memory. As for the platform, there are things like:
- CPU – 2.0GHz Octa-core Cortex-A53
- GPU – Adreno 506
- Chipset – Snapdragon 625 (14nm)
- OS– Android 8.1 (Oreo) with MIUI 10.
The main camera is a dual one – 5MP (depth sensor) + 12MP (f/2.2, 1.25μm, PDAF). The features include LED flash, panorama, HDR and also 1080p@30fps (gyro-EIS) video resol. The selfie camera is a bit big – 16MP with LED flash, HDR and also video.
SIM and Network
The SIM system is dual SIM (nano-SIM, stand-by) while the supported networks include LTE, HSPA, CDMA and also GSM.
Connectivity and Media
As far as connectivity is concerned, the Redmi S2 comes with microUSB 2.0, Bluetooth 4.2 (A2DP, LE), GPS (A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS), Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n (direct, hotspot) and also infrared port.
Concerning the media, the phone has the following – loudspeaker, FM radio and also a 3.5mm jack with active noise cancellation and dedicated mic.
The available sensors include accelerometer, proximity, gyro, compass and also fingerprint (rear-mounted).
Xiaomi Redmi S2 Battery
The non-removable Li-Po battery offers a long talk time and also enough music play time with a 3080mAh capacity.
Design, Material and Color
Starting with the design, the Xiaomi smartphone is pretty modern, elegant and also bold. Its measurements are 160.7 x 77.3 x 8.1mm and weighs 170grams.
On the side of material and color, the device features glass (front) and plastic (body) and the available colors include gray, gold, rose gold, mesmerizing blue and also stunning black.
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Xiaomi Redmi S2 Price in Kenya
Depending on the RAM size, the price of Xiaomi Redmi S2 (Y2) in Kenya is between KSh. 16,000 and KSh. 19,000 (around $160 and $190).
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