The Xiaomi Redmi Y2 is launched in India. The phone flaunts a 5.9 inch HD+ (720x1440 pixels) with an 18:9 aspect ratio, pixel density of 269 ppi, 450 nits maximum brightness, and full screen display. It is powered by an octa core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 SoC, paired with an Adreno 506 GPU and 3GB/ 4GB of RAM. Regarding storage, there is 32/64GB default storage. This storage can be expanded up to 256GB via microSD card. In terms of optics, the phone sports a vertically stacked dual camera setup on the back, with a 12-megapixel primary sensor and a 5-megapixel secondary sensor that come with a 1.25 micron pixel size and AI-based capabilities. On the front, the phone gets a 16-megapixel selfie Super Pixel sensor with features such as an LED selfie-light, AI Beautify 4.0, and Face Unlock capabilities.
Connectivity options on the Redmi Y2 include 4G VoLTE, bluetooth v4.2, GPS/ A-GPS, wifi 802.11 b/g/n, a 3.5mm headphone jack, and Micro-USB 2.0. The phone packs a non-removable Li-Po 3080 mah battery. It runs MIUI 9.5 based on Android 8.1 (Oreo) out-of-the-box. As for sensors, the smartphone gets an accelerometer, an ambient light sensor, digital compass, fingerprint sensor (which can be used as a shortcut for taking selfies) on the rear panel, gyroscope, infrared, and a proximity sensor.
The unit is available in Rose Gold, Champagne Gold and Platinum Silver colors in market. The Xiaomi Redmi Y2 is priced at Rs. 9,999 for 3/32GB and Rs. 12,999 for 4/64GB variants.