Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has launched its Redmi Y2 today– 7th June 2018– in New Delhi, India. It succeeds the Redmi Y1. The smartphone sports a 16-megapixel front camera, rear fingerprint sensor, and a 15.2 cm HD+ Full-Screen Display.
The smartphone’s camera is equipped with AI features. Redmi Y2 is also powered by Qualcomm’s octa-core Snapdragon 625 SoC.
Redmi Y2 Price And Availability
The smartphone is priced at Rs. 9,999 for the 3GB RAM variant, and Rs. 12,999 for the 4GB RAM variant. It is exclusively available on Amazon India. The phone will be sold in Dark grey, Rose gold, and gold color variants.
Redmi Y2 Specifications
Redmi Y2 is built with a 15.2cm HD+ 18:9 display (1440×720, 269ppi). It has a brightness level of maximum 450nit. The handset’s color contrast ratio is 1000:1. Its NTSC is 70.8%. The handset has fullscreen gestures and on-screen buttons. The display allows for more to be viewed. It retains the dimensions of a traditional phone. It also has discreet separation lines and a stylish unique design.
The handset is powered by Qualcomm’s 14nm octa-core Snapdragon 625 SoC. It clocks up to 2.0Ghz. It is further built with an Adreno 506 GPU. The device runs MIUI 9 on Android Oreo. In terms of storage, the phone has two variants– 3GB RAM+32GB storage, 4GB RAM+64GB storage. Storage is expandable via a microSD card.
In the camera department, the handset sports a dual-rear camera setup. It is equipped with a 12-megapixel primary sensor, with a secondary 5-megapixel sensor. The main camera’s pixel size is 1.25. Redmi Y2 also sports a 16-megapixel selfie shooter with f/2.0 aperture. It has features like Selfie Light (4500K temperature), Super Pixel, AI Beautify, and Face Unlock. The front camera tech reduces photo noise, captures more light and enhances photo quality when shot in low-light.
In the power department, the handset has a 3080mAh full-day battery.
It has a brushed metallic finish and a rounded back cover. The smartphone also has a rear fingerprint sensor. Its dimensions are 160.73 x 77.26 x 8.1 mm. Moreover, it weighs 170g.