Xiaomi launched a selfie centric budget smartphone, the Redmi Y2 in India. Priced at Rs. 9,999 for the variant with 3GB RAM and 32GB storage, and Rs. 12,999 for 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage, respectively.
The Redmi Y2 comes with a 5.99-inch HD+ display with 18:9 aspect ratio, powered by Snapdragon 625 SoC octa-core processor coupled with either 3GB RAM and 32GB storage or 4GB RAM and 64GB storage which can be further expanded upto 256GB via a dedicated microSD card slot. Redmi Y2 runs MIUI 9.5, which is based on Android Oreo and is backed up by 3,080 mAh battery.
The Redmi Y2 sports a dual rear camera setup with a 12-megapixel primary sensor and a 5-megapixel secondary sensor. Further, it has a 16-megapixel sensor on the front with supports features such as AI Portrait Mode, AI Smart Beauty, Front HDR, and Face Unlock. The 12MP primary sensor sports large 1.25 micron pixels for enhanced low-light photography. Both the front camera and rear camera are assisted with LED flash.
Connectivity options include dual sim support, WiFi 802.11b/g/n, Bluetooth, GPS, 4G, and VoLTE. The phone supports face unlock, in addition to fingerprint scanner, which is mounted on the back. There is also an infrared blaster on the top that allows the phone to double as any remote using the Mi Remote app