Xiaomi's selfie-focused Redmi Y2 will be Amazon exclusive in IndiaLast updated on Jun 02, 2018, 02:54 pm
As the India variant of its selfie-focused Redmi S2 smartphone, Xiaomi is expected to launch the Redmi Y2 on June 7.
E-commerce giant Amazon has already listed a page for the new Xiaomi smartphone launch, suggesting that the Y2 will be Amazon exclusive.
With selfie-centric features and a dedicated selfie light, the Redmi Y2 will succeed last year's Redmi Y1.
Here's our roundup.
At a glance
Redmi Y2 is expected to come with the same specifications as the Redmi S2.
Hence, it may support dual-SIM (Nano) cards, run Android-based MIUI 9 and sport a 5.99-inch HD+ (720x1440 pixels) display with 70.8% NTSC color gamut.
Moreover, the Redmi Y2 is likely to get a Snapdragon 625 processor, paired with up to 4GB RAM and 32GB/64GB inbuilt storage (expandable up to 256GB).
Like the S2, the Redmi Y2 will offer selife-centric features
The Redmi Y2 is expected to sport a dual rear camera setup comprising a 12-megapixel primary sensor and a 5-megapixel secondary sensor.
On the front, it will offer a 16-megapixel sensor which will support features such as artificial intelligence-based Portrait Mode and Smart Beauty.
The front camera will also support HDR, Face Unlock and will feature a soft light flash module.
The Redmi Y2 will enter the mid-range smartphone segment
In China, the Xiaomi Redmi S2 3GB RAM/32GB storage variant is priced at around Rs. 10,600, while the 4GB RAM/64GB variant costs Rs. 13,700. Hence, the Redmi Y2 will enter the sub-Rs. 15,000 segment in India.
Moreover, like the S2, the Y2 may offer 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.2, GPS/ A-GPS, 3.5mm headphone jack, rear-mounted fingerprint sensor and pack a 3,080mAh battery.