Xiaomi recently launched the Redmi Y2 in India, and the smartphone is set to go on sale for the first time in India today. The Redmi Y2 sale will start at 12pm IST via Amazon India, Mi.com and Mi Home stores. The main highlights of the smartphone include a vertical dual camera setup at the back, an AI-powered 16-megapixel selfie camera, Face Unlock capabilities, and an 18:9 display.
Redmi Y2 specifications
The dual-SIM (Nano) runs on Android 8.1 Oreo with MIUI skin applied on the top out-of-the-box and features a 5.99-inch HD+ display with a resolution of (720×1440 pixels) with an 18:9 aspect ratio and pixel density of 269ppi with 450nits maximum brightness. The smartphone is housed by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor ( clocked up to 2GHz), coupled with an Adreno 506 GPU and comes with 3GB/ 4GB of RAM. The smartphone has 32GB/ 64GB of inbuilt storage which can be expanded via microSD card – with a dedicated card slot.
Talking about the camera department, the Redmi Y2 is equipped with a vertically dual camera setup on the rear side, with a 12-megapixel camera as the primary sensor and a 5-megapixel camera as the secondary sensor with a 1.25-micron pixel size and comes with AI-based capabilities. On the front, there is a 16-megapixel selfie Super Pixel sensor with LED selfie-light and comes with AI Beautify 4.0, and Face Unlock capabilities.
As per the Connectivity is concerned it includes 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth v4.2, GPS/ A-GPS, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, a 3.5mm headphone jack, and Micro-USB 2.0. Sensors on the board include an accelerometer, an ambient light sensor, digital compass, fingerprint sensor on the rear panel, gyroscope, infrared, and a proximity sensor. Dimensions of the Redmi Y2 are 160.73×77.26×8.1mm and weight is 170 grams. A 3080mAh battery powers the device which and is touted to provide “full-day” battery life.
Redmi Y2 price in India
Redmi Y2 has been priced at Rs. 9,999 for the 3GB RAM/ 32GB inbuilt storage variant. And the 4GB RAM/ 64GB variant is priced at Rs. 12,999. It will be available in three colours namely, Dark Grey, Gold, and Rose Gold. The handset will be available on Amazon India, Mi.com, and Mi Home stores from today, while the offline stores will get it in a few weeks.