Xiaomi Mi 2S

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Xiaomi Mi2S
Manufacturer Xiaomi Tech
Series Xiaomi Phone
Compatible networks GSM 850, 900, 1800, and 1900 MHz & WCDMA 850, 1900 and 2100MHz
Availability by country  China April 2013 (2013-04)
Predecessor Xiaomi Mi2A
Successor Xiaomi Mi3
Related Xiaomi Mi1
Type Smartphone
Form factor Slate
Dimensions 126 mm (5.0 in) H
62 mm (2.4 in) W
10.2 mm (0.40 in) D[1]
Weight 145 g (5.1 oz)[1]
Operating system MIUI (preinstalled), Android 4.1 Jelly Bean (upgradeable)
CPU Qualcomm APQ8064T Snapdragon S4 Quad Core Krait @ 1.70GHz
GPU Adreno 320
Memory 2 GB RAM
Storage 16 GB / 32 GB ROM
Removable storage None
Battery 2000mAh
Data inputs Capacitive touch screen
Display IPS Display 4.3inches @ 1280px x 720px (341 PPI) (Manufactured by Sharp Inc.)
Rear camera 8 Megapixels (16 GB version) / 13 Megapixels (32 GB version)(backside-illuminated (BSI)), Records 1080p at 30fps and 720p at 90fps
Front camera 2 Megapixels, 1080p at 30fps
Connectivity
Website mi.com/mi2s

Xiaomi Mi2S (often referred to as Xiaomi Phone 2S, Chinese: 小米手机2s), is a high-end, Android smartphone produced by Xiaomi. The device features a quad-core 1.7 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 as it's CPU.[1][2]

Two variations of the Mi2S have been released, a 16GB and a 32GB model. In addition to storage amount also the back camera is also different. The 16GB model features a 8-megapixel camera with aperture f/2.0, meanwhile the 32 GB model features a 13-megapixel camera with aperture f/2.2. Moreover, the lenses have 35mm equivalent focal length of 27mm on the 16GB model compared to 28mm on the 32GB model. The devices were initially were sold in China for ¥1999 for the 16GB model, and ¥2299 for the 32GB model.[1]

Specifications[edit]

Hardware[edit]

The casing of the Xiaomi Mi2S is mostly made from plastic, with SIM card slots located inside. The microUSB port is located at the bottom of the device with the audio jack located at the top of the device. The power and volume keys were locate on the right side of device. Near the top of the device are a front-facing camera, proximity sensors, and a notification LED[citation needed]. In particular, the proximity sensors are mostly used to detect whether the device is in a pocket or not. The device is widely available in white, green, yellow, blue, red and pink color finishes. The device's display is larger than its predecessor, with a 4.3-inch, 1080p IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with a resolution of ~342ppi, and Dragontrail glass.

The model is one of two variations of the Xiaomi Mi2 Xiaomi created before creating the Xiaomi Mi3. The device comes with either 16GB or 32GB of internal storage. It contains a 2000mAh battery.

Software[edit]

Further information: MIUI

The Xiaomi Mi2S ships with Android and Xiaomi's MIUI user experience.

Updates[edit]

Updates for the Xiaomi Mi2S is available in three channels: stable, developer and daily. New stable builds are usually available every month with major changes between each update, new developer builds are usually available every week with small but sometimes significant features added between each update and new beta builds are usually available every Wednesdays and usually only contain small fixes and optimizations. Beta builds are only available to some beta testers selected on MIUI's community forums. To update between versions, users usually use an over-the-air updater application.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "小米手机2S". Xiaomi. 2013-06-04. Retrieved 2013-06-04. 
  2. ^ Lai, Richard (2013-04-09). "Xiaomi Phone 2S and 2A announced with MIUI v5, the former entering Hong Kong and Taiwan". Engadget. Retrieved 2013-06-04. 

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Preceded by
Xiaomi Mi2A
Xiaomi Mi2S
2013
Succeeded by
Xiaomi Mi3