Xiaomi Redmi Y2 Gets Price Cut in India: Revised Starting Price is Rs. 8,999

Xiaomi Redmi Y2 Gets Price Cut in India: Revised Starting Price is Rs. 8,999

Xiaomi Redmi Y2 Gets Price Cut in India: Revised Starting Price is Rs. 8,999

by January 9, 2019

xioami redmi y2After reducing the price of its Mi A2 and Redmi Note 5 Pro smartphones, Xiaomi has now reduced the price of its Redmi Y2 smartphone in India. This comes as part of Xioami’s 5 year anniversary celebration under which the company has announced 5 surprises on 5 days.  Xiaomi’s Global VP Manu Kumar Jain made the announcement via a tweet. Both the 4GB as well as 6GB variants have received a permanent price cut and are available on Amazon.in, Mi.com and all leading offline retail stores including Mi Home Stores with revised pricing.

Xiaomi Redmi Y2 Revised Price in India

The Xiaomi Mi Y2 3GB RAM + 32GB storage option’s price has been revised to Rs. 8,999 from Rs. 9,999 and the 4GB RAM + 64GB storage option’s price has been revised to Rs. 10,999 from Rs. 12,999. In addition, customers can also avail exchange offers of up to Rs. 7,194, and no-cost EMI option while purchasing the device.

There are five colour options available for the interested buyers- Gray, Gold, Rose Gold, Mesmerising Blue and Stunning Black.

Xiaomi Redmi Y2 Features and Specifications

The Xioami Redmi Y2 is successor of last year’s Redmi Y1 which flaunts a 5.99-inch HD+ display along with 720×1440 pixel screen resolution and an 18:9 aspect ratio. Powering the device is an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 SoC clocked in at 2 GHz coupled with an Adreno 506 GPU and 3GB or 4GB of RAM. The onboard storage capacity of the device is 64GB which is expandable up to 256GB via microSD card. The phone boots MIUI 9 based on Android Oreo out of the box and is backed by a 3,080mAh capacity battery.

For the camera buffs, there’s a 16-megapixel selfie snapper on the front with f/2.0 aperture, an LED flash unit and AI Beauty 4.0 for selfies. The front camera also doubles up as Face Unlock. The rear features a 12-megapixel primary sensor + a 5-megapixel secondary sensor for depth sensing. Other features include a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor connectivity options like 4G LTE, WiFi, Bluetooth, 3.5mm headphone jack, and micro USB port.

  • 5.99-inch HD+ display
  • 720×1440 pixels
  • 18:9 aspect ratio
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 SoC
  • Adreno 506 GPU
  • 3GB or 4GB of RAM
  • 64GB of onboard storage (256GB expandable)
  • 3,080mAh battery capacity
  • 12MP + 5MP dual rear camera
  • 16MP selfie camera
  • Android Oreo 8.1
  • MIUI 9

The Xiaomi Mi Y2 features a rear mounted fingerprint sensor for security purpose. In terms of dimensions, the device measures 160.73 x 77.26 x 8.1 mm. Connectivity options included with the device are 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.2, GPS/ A-GPS, Micro-USB 2.0, and a 3.5mm headphone jack.