Xiaomi Redmi S2 vs Xiaomi Mi A1 compare

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Compare Xiaomi Redmi S2 and Xiaomi Mi A1

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Xiaomi Redmi S2

Xiaomi Redmi S2

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Xiaomi Mi A1

Xiaomi Mi A1

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Xiaomi Redmi S2 vs Xiaomi Mi A1

Trying to figure out what is the difference between Xiaomi Redmi S2 and Xiaomi Mi A1? Which one is better? You have come to the right place! Here is a detailed comparison between the two phones. Take a look at the table below to find answers to the most important questions about the specs of the devices you want, from screen size to battery life, we have all the information you need to choose the best model for you.


Common specs

Brand and model Xiaomi Redmi S2 Xiaomi Mi A1
Rating (+0) (+0)
Release date 2018, May 2017, September
Dimensions (HxWxD) 160.7 x 77.3 x 8.1 mm | 6.33 x 6.33 x 3.04 in 155.4 x 75.8 x 7.3 mm | 6.12 x 6.12 x 2.98 in
Weight 170 g | 6 oz 165 g | 5.82 oz
Body Build Front glass, plastic body Front glass, aluminum frame, back
Colors Gray, Gold, Rose Gold, Mesmerising Blue, Stunning Black Black, Gold, Rose Gold, Red
Battery 3080 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Po 3080 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Po
Approximate price 150 EUR 170 EUR


Touchscreen capacitive touchscreen capacitive touchscreen
Display colors 16M 16M
Screen size 5.99" inc 5.5" inc
Screen area 92.6 cm2 82.6 cm2
Screen format 18:9 (height:width) 16:9 (height:width)
Screen to body ratio 74.5% 70.1%
Screen resolution 720 x 1440 px 1080 x 1920 px
Screen PPI /points per inch/ 269 PPI 403 PPI
Screen protection Corning Gorilla Glass 3

Camera and Video

Rear camera, main 12 MP, Dual 12 MP, Dual
Camera specs -12 MP, f/2.2, 1.25μm, PDAF
-5 MP, depth sensor
-12 MP, f/2.2, 26mm (wide), 1.25µm, PDAF
-12 MP, f/2.6, 50mm (telephoto), 1.0µm, AF, 2x optical zoom
Functions LED flash, panorama, HDR Dual-LED dual-tone flash, HDR, panorama
Video 1080p@30fps (gyro-EIS) 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps, 720p@120fps
Front camera, selfie 16 MP, Single 5 MP, Single
Specifications 16 MP 5 MP
Functions HDR, LED flash
Video 1080p@30fps


Operating system - OS Android 8.1 (Oreo); MIUI 10 Android 7.1.2 (Nougat), upgradable to Android 9.0 (Pie); Android One
Chipset - Qualcomm MSM8953 Snapdragon 625 (14 nm) - Qualcomm MSM8953 Snapdragon 625 (14 nm)
Processor CPU - Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53 - Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53
Graphics processor GPU Adreno 506 Adreno 506
External memory microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot) microSD, up to 128 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
Internal memory 64 GB, 4 GB RAM 32 GB, 3 GB RAM 64 GB, 4 GB RAM
Antutu 8 score 96807
Antutu 7 score 78926 78560
GeekBench 5 Single Core 168 169
GeekBench 5 Multi-Core 985 1000
GeekBench 4 Single Core 835 859
GeekBench 4 Multi-Core 4087 4171
GeekBench 4 Battery 3415

Communication and Connectivity

SIM card Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Show all network frequencies:
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (2CA) Cat6 300/50 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (2CA) Cat6 300/50 Mbps
GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, WiFi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
USB microUSB 2.0 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE 4.2, A2DP, LE

Music and Audio

Radio FM radio FM radio
Headphone jack Yes Yes
Others - Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic - Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic

Other features

Sensors - Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass , Infrared port - Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity , Infrared port
Other extras
- Charging 5V/2A 10W

- Charging 5V/2A 10W
- Also known as Xiaomi Redmi Y2 in India

- For Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa, LATAM. Also known as Xiaomi Mi 5X in China.

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