Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi is geared up for the launch of its upcoming smartphone Mi 6X also known as the Mi A2 in Indian markets in this week on April 25. The company is also currently working on another smartphone named as Redmi S2 which sports dual cameras and will be made only for the Indian markets.
Now, an unknown smartphone with entry-level specs has been certified by Chinese regulatory authority TENAA. From the specs, it is speculated to be the Redmi S2. From the images from TENAA, the smartphone sports a full-screen display with 18:9 aspect ratio, dual cameras on the rear stacked in a vertical position with a fingerprint sensor, just like the Mi 6X. The Antenna bands cover the top and bottom part of the smartphone. The power button and volume rocker are placed on the right while the SIM card slot is on the left.
As for the specs, the smartphone sports a display which is likely measures 5.99 inches. It comes with a resolution of HD+ (1440 x 720 pixels) and 18:9 aspect ratio. It will be powered by an Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 chipset. It will be offered in three storage variants: 2 GB RAM + 16 GB internal storage, 3 GB RAM + 32 GB internal storage and 4 GB RAM + 64 GB internal storage.
In the optics department, the Redmi S2 offers a dual camera set up in the back consisting of 12 MP primary camera sensor and a 5 MP secondary camera sensor to sense depth and add bokeh effect on your photos. On the front, it offers a 5 MP camera sensor for selfies and video calling. It will likely run MIUI 9 on top of Android 8.1 Oreo backed by a 3,000 mAh battery. The smartphone measures 160.7 x 77.3 x 8.1 mm and weighs 170 g.
The recent appearance in TENAA makes it clear that the device will be launched either this month or the next. Currently, there is no word on the price, but it will be launched in the Honor 9 lite category.