Xiaomi has unveiled a new smartphone, the successor to the Xiaomi Redmi Y1- the Xiaomi Redmi Y2 at an event in India.
The main USP of the smartphone is the camera department which houses a vertical dual-camera setup at the back, rated at 12-megapixel and 5-megapixel with support for AI-based camera features. The front-facing snapper stands at 16-megapixel with Super Pixel sensor, LED Selfie-light and AI Beautify 4.0.
Another highlight is the 5.99-inch HD+ bezel-less display with an aspect ratio rated at 18:9, along with an aspect ratio configured at 269ppi.
Taking a look at other specs, the Xiaomi Redmi Y2 is powered by octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 SoC, along with Adreno 506 GPU. The device comes in two RAM/ROM configurations: 3GB RAM/32GB ROM and 4GB RAM/64GB ROM, both the options coming with the ability to get expanded with the use of a microSD card.The Xiaomi Redmi Y2 sources its fuel from a 3,080mAh battery which is expected to last a day on a single charge, and runs the company’s MIUI 9.5 OS based on Android 8.1 Oreo. The device houses dual SIM card slots, and is stacked with connectivity options such as 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth v4.2, GPS, A-GPS, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, a 3.5mm headphone jack, and Micro-USB 2.0.
Furthermore, the Xiaomi Redmi Y2 features a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner and supports Face Unlock feature.
The Xiaomi Redmi Y2 is priced at Rs 9,999 (3GB RAM/32GB ROM) and Rs 12,999 (4GB RAM/64GB ROM) and comes in Dark Grey, Gold, and Rose Gold colour variants.
The device will be available up for grabs, starting June 12 via Amazon India, Mi.com, and Mi Home stores.