Xiaomi Redmi Y2

Xiaomi Redmi Y2 has been launched by Xiaomi in India, the Redmi Y2 targets the Indian market. The device looks exactly like the Redmi S2 and comes with similar features as well. The Redmi Note 5A Prime was also introduced as Redmi Y1 in India late last year.

Xiaomi Redmi Y2

The Redmi Y2 is a selfie focused smartphone for youth, packing a 16MP shooter with 4-in-1 pixel binning, HDR and AI. Internally, it runs on Android 8.1 Oreo with MIUI 9.5, there’s a storage variant of 64GB and 4GB RAM. Want to know more? Stay with me.

Xiaomi Redmi Y2

Design

Xiaomi Redmi Y2
Xiaomi Redmi Y2

Just like the S2, the Plastic body has been designed to please the eyes as well. At first glance, you won’t have a clue that it’s actually Plastic. Furthermore, it comes with the dual antenna lines and looks sleek as usual.

Xiaomi Redmi Y2

The iPhone X-like dual rear shooters are still in the usual position with the LED flash coming in-between. It has a fingerprint scanner as well and measures 8.1mm in thickness. It weighs 170g overall and available in Gray, Gold and Rose Gold colors only.

Display

Xiaomi Redmi Y2

Xiaomi Redmi Y2 comes with a tall screen that dishes out an 18:9 aspect ratio. Furthermore, the screen is pretty great and will display nicely. Even though the overall bezels seem to be very visible and a little thick, it’s a major upgrade compared to the Y1.

Xiaomi Redmi Y2

The massive 5.99-inch HD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen is big enough for lower mid-range users. The screen has 720 x 1440 pixels in resolution and 269 pixel per inch density, bringing your videos to life. Additionally, it stretches up to 74.5% screen-to-body ratio.

Hardware and Software

Snapdragon 625 chip from Qualcomm takes its rightful position here, coupled with an Octa-Core processor and 64-bit CPU architecture. The 8-Cores of processor clocks at a smooth speed of 2.0GHz with 16nm process technology. In the graphics department, the Adreno 506 is in total control.

There are two versions in terms of storage space and RAM, the standard version comes with 64GB storage and 4GB RAM. While a cheaper variant packs, 3GB RAM and 32GB storage space. You can always upgrade both versions up to 256GB. The Xiaomi Redmi Y2 runs on Android 8.1 Oreo with MIUI 9.5 skin on top.

Camera

The dual 12MP + 5MP rear camera supports portrait mode. The 12MP shooter supports 4-in-1 pixel binning, f/2.0 lens, 1.25μm pixel size, PDAF and AI abilities. Features on the cameras include gyro-EIS, phase detection autofocus, LED flash, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama and HDR.

You can record videos of 1080p@30fps, the 16MP selfie camera comes with a AI, LED flash and supports HDR. The AI enables Beautify mode and Portrait Selfie mode. The machine learning detects backlit condition automatically and brings out more details in your selfies.

Battery

Powering the Xiaomi Redmi Y2 is a 3080mAh non-removable Li-Po battery with fast charging technology. With the fast charging feature, charging the battery from 0% to 100% shouldn’t take up to 1.6 hours.

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Xiaomi Redmi Y2 Full Technical Specifications

General

Device Type Smartphone
Model Xiaomi Redmi Y2
Announced June, 2018
Released June, 2018
Status Available on Shopping stores

Network

2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
3G Network WCDMA: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 40(2300), 41(2500)
SIM Type

Nano + Nano

SIM Count Dual SIM

Design

Type Plastic
Dimensions 160.7 x 77.3 x 8.1 mm
Weight 170g
Protection Yes
Colours Gray, Gold, Rose Gold

Display

Display Type HD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Size 5.99-inch
Resolution 720 x 1440 pixels
Colors 16M colors
Pixel Density 269ppi
Screen-To-Body Ratio 74.5%
Touch Screen Yes
Protection Yes
Features Multi-touch, Scratch Resistant
Secondary Display No

Camera

12MP + 5MP
Yes
Yes
Autofocus 
Continuous shooting 
Digital zoom 
Exposure compensation 
Face detection 
Geotagging 
HDR 
ISO settings 
Panorama 
Scene mode 
Self-timer 
Touch focus 
White balance settings
Yes, LED
16MP with LED

Software

Android 8.1 Oreo
MIUI 9.5
Yes
Skype Yes
Whatsapp Yes
Facebook Yes
Youtube Yes

Hardware

Qualcomm MSM8953 Snapdragon 625
CPU Octa-core 2.0GHz
GPU Adreno 506
4GB/3GB
Internal Storage 64GB/32GB
Yes, up to 256GB

Fingerprint (Rear)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Ambient Light
Compass

Controls Touchscreen, Lock Button, and Volume Key

Connectivity

Yes
Infrared
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-fi Hotspot Yes
USB Type Yes, microUSB
GPS Yes, with A-GPS
NFC
HDMI
Facial Identification Yes
No

Battery

Battery Type Li-Po Battery
Capacity 3080mAh
Placement Non-removable
Fast Charging Yes
Standby
Talk Time
Music Play

Media

Yes, MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, MIDI, WAV, AC3, FLAC
Yes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player
Vibration, Ringtones
MP3, WAV
Yes

Yes

Other Features

– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FlAC player
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
– DivX/Xvid/MP4/H.265 player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer

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