Xiaomi has launched the Redmi Y2 in India. The Redmi Y2 is the company’s latest budget smartphone to offer features like dual rear camera and AI selfie camera and will succeed the Redmi Y1 that was launched last year. Xiaomi Redmi Y2 will be available in two variants, the 3GB RAM/32GB ROM will retail at Rs 9,999 while the 4GB RAM/64GB variant is priced at Rs 12,999. The Xiaomi Redmi Y2 will be exclusively available on Amazon.in in Dark Grey, Elegant Gold, and Rose Gold colors.
The Xiaomi Redmi Y2 comes equipped with a 5.99-inch HD+ display. Under the hood, the Redmi Y2 is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 paired with 3GB/4GB of RAM. On the storage front, the device offers a choice between 32GB/64GB of internal storage along with a microSD card slot. The device also comes with a fingerprint sensor and a face unlock feature.
Camera options on the Redmi Y2 include a dual rear camera setup consisting of a 12MP+5MP sensor. Since the Y series has been touted as a selfie-centric offering, the Redmi Y2 comes equipped with a 16-megapixel front/selfie camera and offers AI Portrait Mode, AI Smart Beuty, Front HDR, and Face Unlock. The device runs on MIUI9 which is based on Android 8.0 Oreo. Connectivity features on the Xiaomi Redmi Y2 include 4G VoLTE, WiFI 802.11, Bluetooth 4.2 and a 3.5mm headphone jack. It’s also worth noting that the Redmi Y2 launched in India is more of a rebranded version of the Redmi S2 launched in China earlier this year.
Both the variants of the Redmi Y2 will be available on mi.com and Amazon.in. The first sale will go live at 12 PM on 12th of June. Launch offers include Rs 500 instant discount on ICICI bank credit and debit cards and Rs 1800 cashback on Airtel 4G along with 240GB of additional data.
Xiaomi Redmi Y2 Specifications
- 5.99-inch HD+ Display
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 625, 3GB/4GB RAM
- 32GB/64GB of internal storage
- Dual Read camera setup with 12MP+5MP Sensors
- 16-Megapixel Front/Selfie 5 Element lens camera with AI Portrait Mode, AI Smart Beautify Mode 4.0, Front HDR, LED flash, Auto HDR and Face Unlock
- Fingerprint Sensor and Face Unlock
- 3080mAh Battery
- MIUI 9 based on Android Oreo