The chinese manufacturer, Xiaomi Inc., just launched a budget friendly smartphone Redmi Y2 that delivers everything you thought of.
It is a successor to the major budget oriented competitor Redmi Y1 launched a year earlier.
The Xiaomi Redmi Y2 comes with the 12MP+5MP dual camera setup and the 16MP AI powered selfie camera. It sports a 5.99″ HD+ display screen with a Snapdragon 625 SoC. Camera being a major highlight gives an impressive selfie portrait with bokeh effects with the help of AI powered camera at the front. Similarly the Redmi Note 5 Pro types rear camera gives a quite good quality of images through the rear Dual Camera setup.
The Ram and storage options comes in the two typical configurations of 3GB RAM with 32GB storage and another 4GB RAM with 64GB storage. The non-removable battery in the Y2 is rated at 3000 mAh, sufficient to last a day or two.
Another feature as a cherry on the pie is its ability to accommodate the Two Nano Sim Cards with One SD Card expandable upto 256GB of storage. This is possible with the virtue of Dedicated SD Card Slot.
Focusing the Indian audiences, nowadays the smartphone appeal is majorly dependent on the camera quality and pocket friendliness. Redmi Y2 comes with the overlay skin of MIUI 9.5 over Android 8.1 Oreo
Redmi Y2 comes with three color options of Grey, Gold and Rose Gold.
We can say that Xiaomi, being the major market leader has always been keen on their pricing fronts without compromising on quality. So the pricing of Redmi Y2 starts from Rs. 9,999 for 3GB/32GB model and Rs. 12,999 for 4GB/64GB variant. This gives a tough competition in the market of budget oriented Android smartphones.
Redmi Y2 will be an Amazon Exclusive product with the sale starting from 12th June 2018, as announced by the company officials.
Xiaomi Redmi Y2: Specifications overview
- 3GB+32GB / 4GB+64GB
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 625
- Adreno 506 graphics processor
- Supports expandable storage up to 256GB.
- 3080mAh Battery capacity.
- 16MP front camera with Selfie-light.
- 12MP+5MP AI dual rear cameras
- 18:9 15.2cm (5.99″) Full screen display
- Dual SIM + Dedicated microSD card tray
- Android 8.1 Oreo out of the box.
Lets take a quick look at the product video of Xiaomi Redmi Y2 :
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