Meet the new AI-selfie superstar the Redmi Y2. Launched as the company’s latest selfie-focused smartphone, features that it brings with it are excellent at a cost of a more affordable tag. Otherwise, the Y2 is a Chinese version of the Redmi S2 introduced last month in China. Now that, the same smartphone from Xiaomi is allotted to sell its successor in the other parts outside of China. Here are the details you need to know before you put your hand or buy Redmi Y2 today.
The Redmi Y2 sports a 5.99-inch HD+ display which is equipped with an 18:9 aspect ratio. Under-the-hood, the smartphone is completely powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 625 2GHz octa-core 14nm Mobile Platform CPU paired with Adreno 506 GPU and up to 3GB of RAM.
On the software front, the Redmi Y2 runs Android 8.1 (Oreo) based on MIUI 9 custom skin on top. It has a 12-megapixel rear-facing camera with LED flash attached with a secondary 5MP camera to capture depth information for AI portrait shots.
As Redmi Y2 is promoted to be a selfie-focused smartphone, you will find it has a 16MP front-facing camera with soft LED flash that support AI beauty feature, Auto HDR and uses pixel binning technology, also combining the information from four pixels to create one large 2.0µm pixel. It comes with a Face lock functionality, as it has a dedicated dual-SIM offering along with a microSD card slot packing a 3080mAh battery.
Connectivity and other factors you will have inside the Redmi Y2 are 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802/11, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS + GLONASS, fingerprint sensor as well as Infrared sensor too.
The Xiaomi Redmi Y2 comes in Elegant Gold, Rose Gold, and Dark Gray colors. It will be exclusively available from Amazon.in and Mi.com officially starting 12th June 2018.