Amazon India to be the retail partner of Xiaomi for its forthcoming device, the Redmi Y2, in the country. The phone is scheduled to launch on June 7 and is touted as the selfie-centric phone by Xiaomi.

The source code everywhere on Amazon lists Redmi Y2 as Redmi E6, but don’t get confused, the Redmi S2, Y2, and E6 all refer to the same phone.

All hardware is same as that of Redmi S2 which went official in China last month.


Xiaomi Redmi Y2 Highlights:

  • Will be an affordable selfie-centric phone
  • Rear-mounted fingerprint sensor
  • Features dual-rear cameras
  • The Redmi Y2 will sport a 16-megapixel selfie camera with LED flash

Also Read: Xiaomi Launches Mi 8, Mi 8 Explorer Edition and Mi 8 SE Back Home

Xiaomi Redmi Y2 Features

To recall, the Redmi Y2 will sport a 5.99-inch full vision 18:9 display and 2Ghz octa-core Snapdragon 625, paired with up to 4GB of RAM and up to 64GB storage space. The handset will run on Android 8.1 Oreo-based MIUI 9 out-of-the-box and house a 3080mAh battery.

Also Read: Top 6 MIUI 10 Features, Release Date and List of Compatible Devices

For photography, the Redmi Y2 will feature dual 12MP+5MP sensors on the back with LED flashlight, f/2.2aperture lens, and EIS. Its 16-megapixel sensor, up front, too have LED flash (soft) and is backed by AI beauty feature.

Other specifications of Redmi Y2 include Dual-SIM slot, 4G VoLTE support, WiFi, Bluetooth, 5, micro USB 2.0, fingerprint sensor, IR blaster, and a dedicated headphone jack.

Xiaomi Redmi Y2 Price and Availability

There is no information over the Redmi Y2 India price as of now. It is expected to cost anywhere around Rs 10,000. The phone could be available for sale in Rose gold, Champagne Gold, and Platinum Silver color options.

Xiaomi Redmi Y2 Specifications

Model Redmi Y2
Display 5.99-inch (1440 × 720 pixels) HD+ 18:9 2.5D curved glass display with 1000:1 contrast ratio, 450 nits (Typ) Brightness, 70.8% NTSC color gamut
Processor 2GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 625 14nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 506 GPU
Internal Storage 32GB/64GB internal memory, expandable up to 256GB
Software Android 8.1 Oreo- MIUI 9
Primary Camera 12MP+5MP LED flash, PDAF, f/2.2aperture, EIS, Full HD recording
Secondary Camera 16MP front-facing camera with soft LED flash and AI beauty feature
Battery 3080mAh built-in battery
Others Dual SIM, 4G LTE, WiFi, Bluetooth 5, GPS, micro USB 2.0, 3.5mm audio jack, Fingerprint sensor, and IR Blaster
Dimensions 160.73 × 77.26 × 8.1mm; 170g
Price To be announced


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