Xiaomi Redmi Y2 unveils with 5.99-inch HD+ Display and AI-Based Selfie Camera along with MIUI 10 launch in India.
Xiaomi Redmi Y2
Xiaomi Redmi Y2 has been launched in India along with MIUI 10. The company has finally announced its much awaited Redmi Y2 in India. This latest smartphone is the rebranded version of the Redmi S2 that was unveiled in China a while ago. The key features include a 5.99-inch HD+ Display and AI-Based Selfie Camera.
Xiaomi Redmi Y2 Specification
Xiaomi Redmi Y2 is powered by a Snapdragon 625 processor and runs MIUI 9.5, based on Android Oreo. It sports a 5.99-inch HD+ display with a tall aspect ratio of 18:9. The battery backup of the phone is 3080mAh. This latest device has a dual rear camera setup with a 12-Megapixel primary sensor and another 5-Megapixel secondary sensor. It also features a 16-Megapixel sensor on the front with specs like Face Unlock, Front HDR, AI Smart Beauty, and AI Portrait Mode. It also has a Group Portrait selfie mode. As per Xiaomi, the dual rear camera has 1.25-micron large pixels for clicking better low-light pictures.
Xiaomi MIUI 10 Features
The latest version of Xiaomi’s custom version of Android known as the MIUI 10 will be available for a lot of its devices in the country. The company launched its budget smartphone Redmi Y2 along with its new MIUI 10 software. The aim of this new interface is delivering three key parameters – sound, speed, and design. This software has a picture in picture mode that allows users to continue using an application without having to leave the applications they were using already.
Furthermore, MIUI’s new ‘Recents’ menu makes optimal usage of the phone’s screen by showing vertical display of apps in use. The feature also supports gestures and makes deleting and managing tasks convenient. Another significant feature is its native support for 16:9, 18:9, and 19:9 aspect ratio displays. It has a collection of different notification sounds. The interface is fuelled with AI features like AI portrait that makes it possible for its phone to click pictures with bokeh effect without even using dual cameras.
Xiaomi Redmi Y2 Price and Availability
The Redmi Y2 is priced at 9,999 INR for the variant with 3GB RAM and 32GB storage, and 12,999 for the model with 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage. This phone will go on sale from 12th June onwards through mi.com, Mi Home, and Amazon India. The device comes in 3 colour options – Gold, Rose Gold, and Dark Grey. The company gives a launch offer of 500 INR instant discount on ICICI Bank on debit and credit cards in the first sale. Airtel is also giving an offer of 1,800 INR instant cashback to the Xiaomi Redmi Y2 buyers along with a free data of 240GB.