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Know All About The Newly Launched Redmi Y2

| June 7 , 2018 , 18:18 IST

With the constant growth in the market, Xiaomi on Thursday launched the Redmi Y2 which is the updated version of the Redmi Y1 launched in India last year. Redmi Y2 is also known as Redmi S2.

It has a high-resolution front-facing camera, dual-camera setup at the back and AI capabilities. The smartphone is available in two variants; one with 32GB of storage and 3GB of RAM, and another with 64GB of storage and 4GB of RAM

The Xiaomi Redmi Y2 can be a good option for the selfie lovers as it comes with a 16-megapixel selfie camera aided by an LED flash. The camera also has AI for beautifying the images. According to Xiaomi, its AI for the camera is tuned for India; it is designed in a way that it can recognize the nose rings, and bindi while beautifying the images, and this makes the smartphone more attractive as other brands are still lacking this feature.

The Xiaomi Redmi Y2 camera is also capable of capturing HDR images. The Xiaomi Redmi Y2 is a dual SIM (GSM and GSM) smartphone that accepts Nano-SIM and Nano-SIM. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, Infrared, 3G and 4G. Sensors on the phone include Compass/ Magnetometer, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor and Gyroscope.

The Xiaomi Redmi Y2 can be purchased at Rs. 9,999 for the 32GB storage variant, and Rs. 12,999 for the 64GB storage variant. The Xiaomi Redmi Y2 will be sold through Amazon India and Mi Online Store India, and the first flash sale date is set for 12th June 2018. 

Xiaomi Redmi Y2: Specifications

Display – 5.99-inch IPS LCD with HD resolution

Primary Camera – 12MP + 5MP, phase-detection autofocus, dual-tone dual-LED flash, Full HD video recording

Secondary Camera – 16MP, LED flash, HDR, Full HD video recording

Processor – Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625

RAM – Available in 3GB and 4GB option

Storage – Available in 32GB and 64GB option

Operating System – Android 8.1 Oreo, MIUI 9.5 customisation

Battery – 3080mAh

Connectivity – Dual-SIM, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi a/b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.2, Infrared port, GPS, 3.5mm audio jack, micro USB port.