Xiaomi Teases Redmi 1S Successor Ahead of Launch; Redmi 2S Tipped to Pack Snapdragon 410 SoC
Xiaomi Teases Redmi 1S Successor Ahead of Launch; Redmi 2S Tipped to Pack Snapdragon 410 SoCXiaomi Weibo page screen-shot

Popular Chinese smartphone maker, Xiaomi released a teaser image of new Redmi series handset on Wednesday, 31 December.

Xiaomi confirmed the news on the official micro-blogging site Wiebo, that the company will unveil new Redmi series smartphone on 4 January.

Though there is no mention of the device category (phone or phablet), many opine that it is most likely to be the successor of the Xiaomi's 2014 mid-range phone Redmi 1S, which was recently spotted at the benchmarking site and the Tenna, a Chinese telecommunication agency database.

[Read more: Xiaomi Redmi 1S 2 Snapshots, Specifications Surface Online; Smartphone May Support 4G-LTE]

As per reports, it is expected to sport 4.7-inch HD IPS screen and run on the Android 4.4.4 KitKat with custom MIUI powered by the Snapdragon 410 quad-core processor with Adreno 306 graphics engine. It also said to house 8mp main camera and a 2mp snapper on the front.

[Also read: Xiaomi Redmi 1S Successor Redmi 2S To Be Better, Faster, Lighter; Launch Set For Early Next Year]

In a related development, Xiaomi is also slated to launch flagship Mi5 smartphone and a dual-edge curved display based handset Xiaomi Arch soon.

Rumoured Specifications of Xiaomi Redmi 2S:

Model Xiaomi Redmi 2S
Display 4.7-inch HD TFT screen with 1280x720p resolutions
OS Android 4.4.4 KitKat
Processor 1.2GHz Snapdragon 410 series quad-core CPU
GPU Adreno 306
Storage capacity 8GB (with expansion option)
Camera Main: 8.0-megapixel cameraFront: 2.0-megapixel camera
Colours black, white, red, orange, yellow, green, purple, and blue
Dimensions 134.0 x 67.21 x 9.2 mm
Weight 132 g