Redmi Y2 is expected to be Xiaomi's latest smartphone in India at its scheduled New Delhi event on June 7. As per earlier reports, the Redmi Y2 will essentially be the rebranded Redmi S2 that was launched in China earlier this year. Now, speculations regarding the price, storage, and colour variants of the upcoming smartphone have already started to surface on the Internet. According to latest reports, the price of the Redmi Y2 in India will start at Rs. 9,999 and go up to Rs. 11,999.
As per tipster Ishan Agarwal, Xiaomi is expected to launch the Redmi Y2 in India in two variants. While the base variant will come with 3GB of RAM and 32GB inbuilt storage, the top variant will be equipped with 4GB RAM and 64GB inbuilt storage. Furthermore, he claims that the two variants will likely be priced at Rs. 9,999 and Rs. 11,999 respectively. The tipster also added that the smartphone will be available in Dark Grey, Gold, and Rose Gold colour models. Notably, there has been no official confirmation about these details from Xiaomi, and the rumour should be taken with a pinch of salt.
The Xiaomi Redmi Y2 is going to be an Amazon exclusive handset, and the e-commerce site has already listed the smartphone. The listing teases that the smartphone will come with a Snapdragon processor, selfie LED light, dual rear camera, and fingerprint sensor. The specifications clearly point towards the launch of the Redmi S2 India variant. The smartphone set to be the successor to the Redmi Y1 that was launched last year with selfie-centric features, including an LED selfie-light.
To recall the specifications, we expect the Redmi Y2 to sport the same specifications as the Redmi S2. The dual-SIM (Nano) Redmi S2 runs Android-based MIUI 9 and features a 5.99-inch HD+ (720x1440 pixels) display with a 70.8 percent NTSC colour gamut. The handset is powered by a Snapdragon 625 SoC, 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. It also features a soft light flash module. 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.