Xiaomi Redmi Y2 India Launch Event Set to Start: Live Updates

Thursday, June 7 2018

Xiaomi Redmi Y2 India Launch Event Set to Start: Live Updates

Xiaomi Redmi Y2 India Launch Event Set to Start: Live Updates Xiaomi Redmi Y2 India Launch Event Set to Start: Live Updates Reddit Comment Redmi Y2 is said to be a rebranded version of the Redmi S2 smartphone (pictured above)
The Redmi Y2 is expected to launch in India in the next hour or so as Xiaomi readies to host an event it has scheduled in New Delhi. The Redmi Y2 will be taking over from the Redmi Y1 as the Chinese brand's selfie-focused affordable smartphone; for those unaware, the latter was launched in November last year. It is widely expected the upcoming Redmi phone in India will be based on the Redmi S2 smartphone that was unveiled in China just a month ago and is promoted as a selfie-focused phone. The launch will be live streamed on YouTube, and we will be live at the event too to bring you all the updates in real-time. So keep refreshing this page as we bring the latest updates from the Redmi Y2 India launch event.
Xiaomi Redmi Y2 price in India
The Redmi Y2 price in India has been leaked online, to nobody's surprise. The smartphone is said to come in two variants - 3GB RAM and 32GB internal storage at Rs. 9,999, and 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage, priced at Rs. 9,999 and Rs. 11,999, respectively. These prices are within the price bracket of the company's popular Redmi Note 5, and just Rs. 1,000 more than the respective Redmi Y1 variants. It will be an Amazon-exclusive in the Indian market .
Xiaomi Redmi Y2 specifications As mentioned above, the Redmi S2 is expected to be branded as the Redmi Y2 in India. Therefore, it is likely to have dual-SIM (Nano) configuration and Android-based MIUI 9 software, and a 5.99-inch HD+ (720x1440 pixels) display. The smartphone is powered by a Snapdragon 625 processor, and has a dual rear camera setup with a 12-megapixel primary sensor and a 5-megapixel secondary sensor. Further, it has a 16-megapixel sensor on the front with supports features such as AI Portrait Mode, AI Smart Beauty, Front HDR, and Face Unlock. Also, the storage options in the handset are expandable via microSD card (up to 256GB) via a dedicated slot. The Redmi S2 also has 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.2, GPS/ A-GPS, 3.5mm headphone jack, and Micro-USB port and packs a 3080mAh battery.