Xiaomi, the Chinese smartphone maker has today announced the Redmi Y2, successor to the company’s last year youth-centric selfie focused smartphone at a launch event held in New Delhi, India. the key specification of the device includes a vertical dual rear camera setup and 16-megapixel ‘AI Powered’ Selfie camera with Face Unlock technology.
Redmi Y2 Highlights
Redmi Y2 specifications
The Xiaomi Redmi Y2 bears a 5.99-inch (1440 × 720 pixels) HD+ display with an 18:9 aspect ratio, 2.5D curved glass paired with 1000:1 contrast ratio, 450 nits Brightness, and 70.8% NTSC color gamut. it is powered by an 2GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 625 Mobile Platform coupled with Adreno 506 GPU. the device comes with 3GB RAM / 32GB storage configuration and 4GB RAM / 64GB storage configuration. both, the variants supports storage expansion up-to 256GB via MicroSD card.
On the optics front, the device sports a rear facing vertical dual camera setup which consists a combination of 12-megapixel primary sensor with LED Flash, 1.25μm pixel size, PDAF, f/2.2 aperture, and another 5-megapixel secondary sensor which captures depth information for AI portrait shots. on the front, there’s a 16-megapixel sensor with 2-microns pixels, combining four pixels into one single, oversized pixel. it also offers AI Portrait Mode, AI Smart Beauty 4.0 feature, LED selfie-light, Front HDR, and Face Unlock technology.
The Xiaomi Redmi Y2 is juiced by an 3080 mAh battery and runs on Android 8.1 Oreo update based on MIUI 9. the device also features Xiao Ai voice assistant and is packed with rear facing fingerprint sensor. connectivity options includes 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS/ A-GPS, 3.5mm headphone jack, and Micro-USB port. the device also on-boards accelerometer, ambient light sensor, digital compass, gyroscope, infrared, and proximity sensor. it measures at 160.73×77.26×8.1mm and weights at 170 grams.
Redmi Y2 Price | Availability | Launch Offers
The Xiaomi Redmi Y2 is priced at Rs. 9,999 for the 3GB RAM / 32GB storage variant and Rs. 12,999 for 4GB RAM with 64GB storage variant. the device will be available online exclusively via Amazon.in and Mi.com and offline via Mi Home Stores starting from June 12th in Elegant Gold, Rose Gold and Dark Grey color options. the device is bundled with launch offers which includes an instant cash back offer worth Rs. 1800 and up-to 240GB free data for Airtel 4G users and a flat discount of Rs. 500 for ICICI Credit and Debit Cards.