Today, Xiaomi India has launched its another selfie-centric smartphone in India at an event in New Delhi, dubbed as Redmi Y2. The predecessor Redmi Y1 was the first selfie camera smartphone that was launched by the company in November 2017. This new selfie-focussed smartphone has the 16-megapixel front camera based on Artificial Intelligence technology. The camera sensor has f/2.0 aperture and 79.8º wide-angle angle lens. There’s also Auto-HDR mode, Bokeh Effect powered by AI with Beauty 4.0 and front LED flash for better low-light selfies.
Redmi Y2 Specifications
The Xiaomi Redmi Y2 features a huge 5.99-inch HD+ FullView display with 450nits, 269-pixel density, and a resolution of 1440×720 pixels. Under the hood, the smartphone is powered by Xiaomi’s favorite Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 625 octa-core SoC with Adreno 506 GPU. The Redmi Y2 comes in two variants based on the configuration: 3GB RAM+32GB storage and 4GB RAM+64GB internal storage. The storage can be expandable up to 256GB via dedicated microSD card slot.
Coming to the camera optics, the Xiaomi Redmi Y2 comes with 12+5 megapixel AI rear camera setup. The camera features PDAF, AI portrait mode, HDR, Face Recognition and Low-Light enhancement. The camera setup can shoot videos up to 1080p at 30fps. The front camera has a 16-megapixel sensor with f/2.0 aperture, AI, 4in1 pixel binning technology and LED flash.
The Redmi Y2 runs on Android 8.1 Oreo-based on MIUI 9.5 out of the box. Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS with A-GPS, Infrared and 3.5mm audio jack. Sensors include an accelerometer, gyroscope, electronic compass. For security, the Redmi Y2 has the fingerprint reader at the rear, also this device features Face Unlock technology out of the box.
Redmi Y2 Price, Availability & Launch Offers
The Xiaomi Redmi Y2 comes in three colors Grey, Gold and Rose Gold. The 3GB+32GB variant has been priced at Rs. 9,999 and the 4GB+64GB variant will be available for Rs. 12,999. The smartphone will go on sale from June 12 exclusively on Amazon India and Mi stores across India. Launch offer includes Rs.500 instant cashback on first flash sale by using ICICI Bank debit or credit cards. Airtel users will get an additional data up to 240GB.