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Xiaomi Redmi Y2 First Sale In India Today: Price, Launch Offers, Where To Buy, Specifications

Redmi Y2 first sale in India starts today, buyers can purchase it through Amazon, Mi.com, and Mi Homes across India. The new Redmi mobile was launched in India last week which comes with a 16-megapixel front camera, its price starts from Rs 9,999.

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Xiaomi’s latest budget selfie smartphone Redmi Y2 is going on sale from today (12 June). Launched in India last week, Xiaomi Redmi Y2 comes in two variants of 3GB+32GB and 4GB RAM+64GB which are priced at Rs 9,999 and Rs 12,999, respectively.

Buyers can get the new Redmi mobile via Amazon.in, Mi.com, and Mi Homes across India, starting from 12 pm onwards.  Redmi Y2 comes in three colour options- gold, rose gold and dark grey.

The new handset Redmi Y2 is the rebranded Redmi S2, which was launched by the Chinese company last month in their domestic market. The latest Redmi mobile is offered with a few launch offers which include cashback of Rs 1,800 and up to 240GB free data with Airtel. Also, buyers who purchase the handset on June 12 using ICICI debit or credit card will get an instant cashback of Rs 500.

Redmi Y2 Specifications

Redmi Y2 is packed with Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 octa-core processor, which is coupled with Adreno 506 GPU, and 3GB/4GB RAM. The storage options are 32GB and 64GB, with expandable storage up to 256GB through a MicroSD card. It runs on MIUI 9.5 based on Android 8.0 Oreo.

The handset features a 5.99-inch FHD (1440x720) with 18:9 aspect ratio, 450-nits brightness, 269 PPI pixel density and 70.8 % NTSC color gamut. Redmi Y2 is equipped with a dual camera setup at the rear which has 16-megapixel+5-megapixel sensors with f/2.2 aperture, PDAF, and LED flash.

The 12-megapixels primary camera has 1.25µm large pixels which result in bright images even under low-lighting conditions. The 5-megapixels secondary camera senses depth for clicking pictures with Bokeh effect.

The rear camera is said to have AI Portrait mode, HDR, and Panoramic mode.  On the front is a 16-megapixel selfie snapper with AI-backed bokeh mode, automatic HDR, LED selfie flash, and Beautify 4.0.

The dual-SIM Redmi mobile is backed by a 3,080mAh battery. For security, this phone has face recognition and houses a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor. It measures 160.73 x 77.26 x 8.1mm and weighs 170 grams. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, 3.5mm headphone jack, Micro-USB 2.0, and Location.


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