Xiaomi Mi-2s Specs Review and Price

Let’s make welcome the Xiaomi Mi 2s, another amazing smartphone from one of the fastest private growing Android manufacturers who is becoming well known for coming up with stylish and powerful smartphones at a very competitive price.

The Xiaomi Mi 2S was announced and released on April 2013. This smartphone comes in with a 4.3-inch HD screen and a powerful 8 megapixels camera. Just follow my lead, while I show you all the selling point of this wonderful smartphone.

Design

One good thing about the design of the Xiaomi Mi 2s is that it comes with a strong body build. The smartphone houses a 4.3-inches screen and the front is protected with a Gorilla Glass, popularly known as the Dragon tail glass in the Japanese market. The has an impressive resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels that offers you a retina display quality at 342 pixels per inch.

The Xiaomi Mi 2s has a plastic body build and a body dimension of 126 mm thickness, 62 mm width and 10.2 mm hight.

At the back of this device, you will find the primary camera, a LED Flash, a loudspeaker and the company’s logo that is close to the bottom of this device. At the front of this device is where you see the selfie camera, the screen and the speaker for calls.

Also, there is a power button and the volume rocker at the right-hand side of this smartphone. Below this device is where you can see the charging port.

Camera

There is a powerful 8 MP camera with a f/2.2 aperture for the 16 GB version and 13 MP camera with a f/2.2 aperture AF for the 32 GB version. Both versions are accompanied by a LED flash and support HDR.

The primary camera is capable of recording video 1080p@30fps for the 16 GB version and 720p@90fps for the 32 GB version and they both support the HDR.

The front of this smartphone arrives with a 2 MP camera for a selfie. It didn’t come with a flash and it is capable of recording video 1080p@30fps

Performance

The Xiaomi Mi 2s runs on Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) which can be upgraded to 4.4.4 (KitKat). This smartphone also arrives with the Qualcomm APQ8064 Snapdragon S4 Pro chipset and uses the Quad-core 1.7 GHz Krait 300 processor.

The smartphone also ships in with the Adreno 320 GPU. The Xiaomi Mi 2s comes in two versions the 16GB internal storage with a 2GB RAM and the 32GB internal storage with 2GB RAM. Sadly, this device does not support memory expansion.

Battery

The Xiaomi Mi 2s comes equipped with a 2000 mAh Removable battery. The Removable battery makes it easier to swap in case you are going on a long distance and want to carry an extra battery.

Xiaomi made claims that the battery can offer you;

  • Up to 15 hours (3G) of Talk time,
  • Up to 45 hours of Music play,
  • And Up to 450 h (3G) on standby.

Other Features

  • FM radio ~ Yes,
  • MP4/DivX/XviD/WMV/H.264 player ~ Yes,
  • MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player ~ Yes,
  • Photo/video editor ~ Yes,
  • Document viewer ~ Yes,
  • Loudspeaker ~ Yes,
  • 3.5mm Jack ~ Yes.

Xiaomi Mi 2s Price

The Xiaomi Mi 2s comes with a price tag of 280 USD which is equivalent to 101,100 Naira. For all those who want to purchase it but don’t know where to get it, you can visit some online stores or any Xiaomi distributor around your area.

Verdict

The Xiaomi Mi 2s is indeed a nice smartphone that is sure to meet all your basic needs that a smartphone can offer. It comes with a nice RAM, a nice processor that enables a lag-free performance. Also, the removable battery seems to be an advantage for me, because I can easily swap batteries.

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