Xiaomi Redmi Y2 with 5.99-inch 18:9 display, dual rear cameras and Android 8.1 launched in India starting at Rs. 9999

Xiaomi Redmi Y2

Xiaomi launched the company’s latest selfie-focused Xiaomi Redmi Y2 smartphone in India. It sports a 5.99-inch HD+ display with 18:9 aspect ratio. It is powered by Snapdragon 625 with up to 3GB RAM and runs on Android 8.1 (Oreo) with MIUI 9 on top. It has fingerprint sensor on the back of phone also comes with face unlock feature.

It has dual rear camera the primary is 12 MP with LED flash, secondary is 5 MP camera to capture depth information for AI portrait shots. On the front side it has 16 MP camera with soft LED flash that supports AI beauty feature, Auto HDR and uses pixel binning technology.

Xiaomi Redmi Y2 specifications


The mobile sports a 5.99-inch HD+ 18:9 2.5D curved glass display with 1000:1 contrast ratio, 450 nits (typ) Brightness, 70.8% NTSC color gamut with a resolution of 1440 × 720 pixels.


It is powered by 2GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 625 14nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 506 GPU and runs on Android 8.1 (Oreo) with MIUI 9.


The device comes in two variants 3GB RAM with 32GB storage and 4GB RAM with 64GB storage. The memory can be expanded up to 256GB using microSD card.


It has dual rear camera, the primary is 12MP rear camera with LED Flash, 1.25μm pixel size, PDAF, f/2.2 aperture, secondary 5MP camera.

On the front side it has 16MP front-facing camera with LED flash, f/2.0 aperture, 78.8-degree wide-angle lens.

Connectivity & Sensors

The mobile supports 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS + GLONASS. It has dedicated Dual SIM (nano + nano + microSD). It also comes with Fingerprint sensor, Infrared sensor and Face unlock feature.

Battery and Dimensions

The mobile packs 3080mAh (typical) / 3000mAh (minimum) battery. It has a size measurement of 160.73 × 77.26 × 8.1mm and weight is 170g.

Price and availability

The Xiaomi Redmi Y2 is priced at Rs. 9,999 for the 3GB RAM with 32GB storage version, and it costs Rs. 12,999 for  the 4GB RAM with 64GB storage version. It will be available in Elegant Gold, Rose Gold and Dark Grey colors exclusively from Amazon.in as well as Mi Home  store and Mi website starting from June 12th.

Launch Offers

  • Instant cashback offer of Rs. 1800
  • Up to 240GB free data for Airtel 4G users
  • Instant discount of Rs. 500 on ICICI credit and debit cards on launch day.

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