Xiaomi Redmi Y2 with 5.99-inch 18:9 display, 16MP front camera and dual rear cameras with Android 8.1 launched at Rs. 9,999

Xiaomi has launched their latest smartphone, the Redmi Y2 which is the company’s latest selfie-focused smartphone. The Redmi Y2 is placed right in between the Redmi Note 5 and Redmi Note 5 Pro which is quite surprising as it cannibalizes the Redmi Note 5 sales. The Redmi Y2 was earlier introduced in China as Redmi S2 last month. It comes with a 5.99-inch HD+ display with 18:9 aspect ratio and has 450 nits brightness which is quite good for a device in this price range and will be clearly visible in bright light or outdoor conditions. The Redmi Y2 is powered by 2GHz Octa-core Snapdragon 625 chipset with 506 GPU and comes with 3GB RAM / 32GB storage and 4GB RAM and 64GB storage variants which can be expanded up to 256GB using microSD card.

Xiaomi Redmi Y2

The Redmi Y2 comes with Android 8.1 Oreo out of the box with MIUI 9 on top, it is expected to get MIUI 10 as well. It comes with Dual SIM support with nano + nano + microSD card slots.

Xiaomi Redmi Y2 Specifications:

Display: 5.99-inch HD+ 18:9 2.5D curved glass display with 1440 × 720 pixels resolution

Processor: 2GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 625 14nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 506 GPU

RAM and Storage: 3GB RAM with 32GB storage / 4GB RAM with 64GB storage, expandable memory up to 256GB with microSD

OS: Android 8.1 (Oreo) with MIUI 9

Camera: 12MP rear camera with LED Flash, 1.25μm pixel size, PDAF, f/2.2 aperture, secondary 5MP camera and a16MP front-facing camera with LED flash, f/2.0 aperture, 78.8-degree wide-angle lens

Fingerprint sensor, Infrared sensor, Dual SIM (nano + nano + microSD)

Connectivity: 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS + GLONASS

Battery: 3080mAh

The Xiaomi Redmi Y2 comes with a 12MP rear camera with LED flash, f/2.2 aperture, 1.25um pixel size, PDAF along with a 5MP secondary camera. The front camera is a 16MP shooter with LED flash, f/20 aperture, and 78.8-degree wide-angle lens. The front camera comes with AI beauty feature, Auto HDR and uses pixel binning technology, combining the information from four pixels to create one large 2.0um pixel. The device comes with 3080mAh battery.

What is the Price and Availability of Redmi Y2?

The Xiaomi Redmi Y2 is priced at Rs. 9,999 for the 3GB RAM and 32Gb storage while the 4GB and 64GB storage variant is priced at Rs. 12,999. It is available in Elegant Gold, Rose Gold and Dark Grey colors. The Redmi Y2 will be available on Amazon.in, Mi.com and Mi home storages starting from June 12th.

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