Redmi Y2 has launched in India. The Xiaomi Redmi Y2 is the successor to the Redmi Y1 which was launched earlier. The highlighting feature of this smartphone is 16MP AI-selfie, 12MP+5MP AI dual camera, and Snapdragon 625 octa-core processor. The phone comes with a 5.99″ HD+ 18:9 full-screen display with a resolution of 720 pixels by 1440 pixels. Xiaomi Redmi Y2 price in India starts from Rs. 9,999.
Xiaomi is a Chinese giant founded in 2010 that designs, develops, and sells smartphones, hardware, software, an Android-based OS, and other consumer electronics. Currently, operating in more than 10 countries and is expanding its footprint across the world to become a global brand. The company largely sells its phones via flash sales in India.
Redmi Y2 has a 5.99″ HD+ (1440*720) full-screen display with 269 PPI density, 1000:1 contrast ratio, IPS LCD, and featuring an 18:9 aspect ratio for a more immersive experience. As compared to Redmi Y1, the 15.2cm (5.99) HD+ full-screen display with an 18:9 aspect ratio is 12.5% larger, allowing you to enjoy a more immersive visual experience, regardless of whether you are playing games, browsing photos or watching videos.
Redmi Y2 is powered by fast and efficient 2 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 octa-core processor, the same chipset that runs under the hood of a few other Xiaomi smartphones like the Redmi Note 5. The phone comes in 2 variants with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of storage and 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage that can be expanded up to 256GB via a microSD card.
The chipset is manufactured using 14nm technology, which exhibits high performance and consumes less power. Redmi Y2 is boosted with Adreno 506 graphics card. Switch between apps and install your favourite games on the Redmi Y2 and enjoy a smartphone experience like never before.
If you like clicking lot of selfies and sharing them on social media, then Y2 is the perfect choice.
The Rear camera of the Redmi Y2 flaunts 12MP + 5MP AI dual camera to give you a more precise bokeh effect and PDAF technology helps in fast autofocusing. The rear camera not only features world class sensors, but also uses 1.25μm large pixels and f/2.2 Aperture, which allows you to shoot crisp images even at night. Redmi Y2 also features Electronic Image Stabilization (EIS) on the dual rear camera setup to minimize blurring caused by hand jitters or other unsteady movements during video recording.
The Front facing camera flaunts 16MP high resolution camera with 4500K soft-toned selfie light to simulate natural white light to capture even under dimly-lit environments. The front camera also flaunts AI-based Beautify 4.0, HDR support and wider 79.8° wide-angle lens to leave no one out from group selfies.
In terms of connectivity, it has dual nano SIM slots(Dual Nano-SIM +dedicated microSD support), Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, a 3.5mm headphone jack, 4G VoLTE and microUSB 2.0 port.
Enjoy a hands-free Experience with the all new Redmi Y2 with the latest Face Unlock technology. Unlock your phone in the blink of an eye by just turning on the display and instantly unlocking your phone.
The Xiaomi Redmi Y2 runs on the Android 8.1 Oreo-based MIUI 9.5 out of the box. The smartphone is set to receive the stable MIUI 10 update before end of the year. Xiaomi has, recently started pushing the MIUI 10 Global Beta update for the Redmi Y2 along with few other devices.
|Operating system||Android 8.1 Oreo-based MIUI 9.5|
|Processor||2 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 octa-core processor|
|RAM||3 GB | 4 GB|
|Storage||32 GB | 64 GB (Expandable upto 256 GB )|
|Rear camera||12MP + 5MP AI dual camera, Aperture: f/2.2, 1.25μm pixel size, Full HD Video Recording (1080p), Phase Detection Autofocus (PDAF), LED flash, panorama, HDR, depth sensor, Electronic Image Stabilization (EIS), Bokeh mode, Face detection.|
|Front camera||16 MP, Aperture: f/2.2, Auto HDR, AI-based Beautify 4.0, Group selfie, Bokeh mode, soft-toned selfie light, Videos.|
|2G Bands : GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900, 3G Bands : HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100, 4G Bands : LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 40(2300), 41(2500).|
Nano + Nano / Micro SD card, Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, 3.5mm headphone jack, 4G VoLTE, GPS, microUSB 2.0 port, OTG.
|Battery||Non-removable Li-Po 3080 mAh battery|
|Sensors||Fingerprint (rear-mounted), Proximity sensor, Gyroscope sensor, Accelerometer, E-compass, Magnetometer, Ambient Light, IR Blaster.|
|Headphone jack||Yes (3.5mm)|
|Display||5.99 inches (15.21 cm), 1440 x 720 pixels, 18:9 ratio (~269 ppi density), IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, Multi-touch.|
|Body||Dimensions-(160.73 × 77.26 × 8.1) mm, Weight-170 grams|
|Color||Elegant Gold, Rose Gold, Dark Grey|
|In the Box||Device, Charger & Cable Separate, SIM Ejector Tool, User Manual, Warranty Card|
Pricing, Offers and Availability
Xiaomi Redmi Y2 price in India starts from Rs. 9,999. It is available in two variants, the 3GB+32GB costs Rs. 9,999 ($145) and 4GB+64GB costs Rs. 12,999($189).
Coming to ongoing offers, you can avail flat 10% cashback upto Rs. 2000 when you pay for the Redmi Y2 using your Citi Bank credit cards. It will be credit to the card holder’s account by the bank latest by September 30, 2018. The Redmi Y2 is also eligible for Rs.1,800 instant cashback and up to 240GB data free with Airtel.
The smartphone is a Amazon exclusive, and is only available via flash sale. The phone is available in Gray, Gold, Rose Gold color.
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