Xiaomi Mi 2S

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Xiaomi Mi 2S
Xiaomi logo.svg
Codenamearies[1]
ManufacturerXiaomi Tech
SeriesXiaomi Phone
Compatible networksGSM 850, 900, 1800, and 1900 MHz & WCDMA 850, 1900 and 2100 MHz
Availability by region China April 2013 (2013-04)
PredecessorXiaomi Mi2
SuccessorXiaomi Mi3
RelatedXiaomi Mi2A
TypeSmartphone
Form factorSlate
Dimensions126 mm (5.0 in) H
62 mm (2.4 in) W
10.2 mm (0.40 in) D[2]
Mass145 g (5.1 oz)[2]
Operating systemOriginal: MIUI v5 (Android 4.1 Jelly Bean) Current: MIUI 9 (Android 5.0.1 Lollipop)
CPUQualcomm Snapdragon 600 APQ8064T Quad-Core Krait 300 @ 1.7 GHz
GPUAdreno 320
Memory2 GB RAM
Storage16 GB / 32 GB ROM
Removable storageNone
Battery2000 mAh
Data inputsCapacitive touch screen
DisplayIPS Display 4.3 inches @ 1280px x 720px (341 PPI) (Manufactured by Sharp Inc.)
Rear camera8 Megapixels (16 GB version) / 13 Megapixels (32 GB version)(backside-illuminated (BSI)), Records 1080p at 30fps and 720p at 90fps
Front camera2 Megapixels, 1080p at 30fps
Connectivity
Websitemi.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 its CPU.[2][3]

Two variations of the Mi2S have been released, a 16 GB and a 32 GB model. In addition to storage amount also the back camera is also different. The 16 GB model features an 8-megapixel camera with aperture f/2.0, whereas the 32 GB model features a 13-megapixel camera with aperture f/2.2. Moreover, the lenses have 35 mm equivalent focal length of 27 mm on the 16 GB model compared to 28 mm on the 32 GB model. The devices were initially were sold in China for ¥1999 for the 16 GB model, and ¥2299 for the 32 GB model.[2]

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 located 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, 720p IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with a resolution of ~342 ppi, 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 16 GB or 32 GB of internal storage. It contains a 2000 mAh battery.

Software[edit]

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

Updates[edit]

Updates for the Xiaomi Mi2S are 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 Wednesday 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. ^ Information: Xiaomi Mi2(s) ("aries")
  2. ^ a b c d "小米手机2S". Xiaomi. 4 June 2013. Archived from the original on 7 June 2013. Retrieved 4 June 2013.
  3. ^ Lai, Richard (9 April 2013). "Xiaomi Phone 2S and 2A announced with MIUI v5, the former entering Hong Kong and Taiwan". Engadget. Retrieved 4 June 2013.

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Preceded by
Xiaomi Mi2A
Xiaomi Mi2S
2013
Succeeded by
Xiaomi Mi3