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Redmi S2

[Discussion] FAQ on Redmi S2 : Specs, Price, Color and More!

2018-07-24 14:51:45
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Hello Mi Fans,
Redmi S2 - the AI Selfie Superstar, was launched in Bangladesh on July 17. Many of you might be having some questions regarding the newcomer; so we have decided to come up with detailed FAQS on the Redmi S2. Let’s go through the answers of some frequently asked questions on the AI Selfie Superstar!

Frequently Asked Questions on Redmi S2

Q. What are the dimensions of Redmi S2?
A. Redmi S2 has a Height of 160.7mm, width of 77.3mm and thickness of 8.1mm.

Q:  How many variants of Redmi S2 is available?
A. At present Redmi S2 is available with two variants, 3GB+32GB and 4GB+64GB with a price tag of  BDT 14,999 and BDT 17,999 respectively.

Q: What are the color options while buying this device?
A: The device comes in Dark Grey, Gold and Rose Gold variants.

Q.What will be inside the package of Redmi S2?
A. The Redmi S2 comes with a nice retail box containing Redmi S2 smartphone, power adapter, USB cable, ultra slim case, warranty card, user guide, SIM ejector pin.

Q: Is Xiaomi Redmi S2 waterproof or water resistant?
A: No, the Redmi S2 is not waterproof, so please don't throw it into the water.

Q: Does Redmi S2 has an IR blaster?
A: Yes, it has an IR sensor.

Q: Does Redmi S2 has a notification LED?
A: Yes, Redmi S2 has only one white colour notification LED.

Q. Is it a dual SIM device?
A. Yes, Redmi S2 comes with dual SIM facility with 4G nano SIM slots.

Q: Does Xiaomi Redmi S2 support dual cards dual standby?
A: It supports all networks - 4G+ / 4G / 3G / 2G, Dual Nano-SIM slots, any slot can be set as the main card.

Q: What's the type of charging port on the Redmi S2?
A: The Redmi S2 has a USB 2.0 charging port.

Q. What is the screen size, screen resolution and pixel density of Redmi S2?
A. Redmi S2 comes with 5.99-inch 18:9 full screen display. The display has 1444 x 720 HD+ resolution with pixel density of 269 PPI.

Q. Which processor powers this device?
A. Redmi S2 is powered by the Snapdragon 625 octa-core processor.

Q.  What about the rear and front camera on this device?
A. Redmi S2 comes with Dual Camera 12MP primary sensor with aperture 1.25µm, f/2.2 and 5MP secondary lens with aperture 1.12µm, f/2.0, PDAF, Enhanced low-light photography, HDR adjustments, Panorama, Burst mode, Face recognition.

On the otherhand Redmi S2 comes with 16MP front camera with f/2.2, Beautify 4.0, Selfie-light, Selfie timer, Face recognition, 1080p video capture, 30 fps, 720p video capture. The front shooter is a 4 in 1 camera sensor combination which produces a better image in low light conditions.

Q. What about fingerprint scanner on this device?
A. The device has Fingerprint sensor at the back.

Q: Does Redmi S2 Support Face Unlock?
A. Yes, unlock your phone at a glance with Face Unlock. Just look at your phone's display until it automatically recognizes your face and unlocks your phone.

Q. What is the battery capacity?
A. The battery capacity of this device is 3080mAh (typ) lithium-polymer battery.
Q. Can the battery be removed?
A. No, it’s a non removal type battery.

Q. What is charging time to full charge?
A. The device takes around 2 hours and 15-20 minutes to get the battery fully charged from 0%.

Q. What about GPU and gaming experience on this device?
A: The gaming experience on this device is really great. Redmi S2 comes with 18:9 aspect ratio which provide awesome gaming experience.

Q. How many sensors are available on this device?
A. The device is built with Accelerometer, Proximity Sensor, Infrared, Ambient Light Sensor and Gyroscope sensor.

Q. What are the WLAN specifications?
A. Redmi S2 supports 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac dual-band (2.4 GHz and 5 GHz)

Q. Which Bluetooth version is available on this device?
A. Bluetooth v4.2 is available on this device.

Q: What is the USSD code for hardware test to detect if there is some kind of hardware problem?
A: The USSD code to test hardware related problem on Redmi S2 : *#*#6484#*#*

Q: Where is the other RAM being used?
A: It's been used by system app and apps which are running in the background.

Q: What about IMEI no.?
A: You can find IMEI no. on your box. You can also find it by dialing *#06# in the dialing pad.

Q: Which MIUI and Android version does Redmi S2 provide out of the box?
A: Redmi S2 sports MIUI 9 along with Android 8.1 Oreo which can be upgraded to higher version via updater app.

Q: How to enable developer options and turn on USB-Debugging?
A: You can turn on USB debugging from Settings. To enable developer options go to About Phone  Tap on MIUI version repeatedly until a message pops up: Congratulations! You’re a developer.

Q: What's the weight of Redmi S2?
A: Redmi S2 weighs 170g.

Q: Will the Redmi S2 bootloader be locked?
A: The answer is Yes. For obvious reason(s), this is to protect your device data security and protection.This is done to better incorporate with "Mi Cloud" services to "locate your device", in the unfortunate event if you lose your Redmi S2. If you wish to unlock your bootloader, there is an available 'Mi Unlock' app available  *However, we do not advise and encourage you to do so. So Please proceed at your own risk, and you are hold responsible for your own device.

Q: Can I backup my Data?
A: MIUI has got its own Backup app. Steps to be followed for backing up date:
Settings  Additional Settings  Backup & Reset   Local Backups  Backup [ Here you can select what you want to backup i.e. System, Apps, Accounts & Contacts]

Q. Is there any cloud storage available on this device?
A. Yes, Redmi S2 Cloud is linked to your Mi account. Once you login to your Mi account, you will be asked to backup your data and even you can find your lost device using Mi Cloud feature. You can access your cloud data remotely using

Mi Fans, in case if you feel something remains unanswered, feel free to ask in the comment section.


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2018-07-24 14:51:45
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Rookie Bunny

1838937589 | from Redmi S2


my phon not face unlock sistam pls
2018-07-24 15:54:15


mnnahid Author | from Redmi 4X


my phon not face unlock sistam pls

what's your device model?
2018-07-24 16:18:12

Rookie Bunny

1838937589 | from Redmi S2


xaomi redme s2
2018-07-26 00:34:56
Nice device and honest procing
2018-07-28 02:59:40
is redmi s2 support OTG ??????
2018-07-29 18:50:35

Master Bunny

noor82 | from Redmi 4X


its really too good..................☺️☺️☺️☺️☺️☺️☺️☺️☺️☺️☺️☺️☺️☺️
2018-07-30 16:18:35
Nice device, very aggressive pricing
2018-08-08 20:39:58
Helpful post.
2018-08-09 17:50:10


mnnahid Author |


1846694842 replied at 2018-07-29 16:50:35
is redmi s2 support OTG ??????

2018-08-09 19:34:14

Master Bunny

Hasinur Rahman | from Mi Note 3


thanks for the detailed FAQs
2018-08-09 22:38:53
Hasinur Rahman Nur
Moderator, Mi Community Bangladesh
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