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Xiaomi Redmi Y2 Launched in India, Features a 16MP Selfie Camera

Xiaomi officially announced the presence of Redmi Y2 in India, this device features a dope selfie camera and a large display. See Xiaomi Redmi Y2 price in Nigeria, full specifications and features.

Xiaomi officially announced the presence of Xiaomi Redmi Y2 in India, this device features a dope selfie camera and a large display. The release of this brand-new midrange smartphone is only six months ahead of its predecessor, Redmi Y1.

The time frame between when the two devices launched is so much but the specifications that the Redmi Y2 came with is significantly better than Redmi Y1. The most obvious is the larger screen size. Let’s get delve deeper to know what this device brings!

Xiaomi Redmi Y2 Quick Review!

Xiaomi Redmi Y2 has a 6-inch screen with 18:9 HD + display, (1440 x 720 pixels) and 2.5D curved glass coated. The frame is made of metal, while the rear body material is polycarbonate plastic. There is a rounded fingerprint scanner sensor in the middle of the back.

Unlike Redmi Y1 which rely on a single rear camera, Redmi Y2 equipped with dual camera modules that are arranged vertically with LED flash in between.

This dual camera setting is said to be similar to the Redmi Note 5 Pro. Each configuration is 12MP for the main camera with a pixel size of 1.25 nanometer, f / 2.2 aperture, and equipped with PDAF feature that promised to lock the focus more quickly and accurately. While the secondary camera is 5MP.

As for the selfie camera, Redmi Y2 front camera has a resolution of 16MP with an aperture of f / 2.0, which has been equipped with artificial intelligence aka artificial intelligence (AI) bokeh effect, beauty mode that is claimed to produce shots selfie more natural, and LED flash.

Speaking of the processor, Redmi Y2 is supported by Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 chipset combined with Adreno 509 graphics processor (GPU) for graphics rendering. There are two variants that are launched — 3GB of RAM + 32GB ROM, and 4GB of RAM + 64GB ROM.

As for the operating system, Redmi Y2 is already running with MIUI 9.5 interface (built on the Android 8.1 Oreo O.S). The battery capacity is 3080mAh equipped with a 5V / 2A fast charger.

Xiaomi Redmi Y2 Key Specs

Here are the Xiaomi Redmi Y2 key specifications…

Display 6-inch IPS capacitive touchscreen, 18:9 HD + display, (1440 x 720 pixels)
OS Android 8.1 Nougat OS (MIUI 9.5)
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 chipset
Storage 32GB / 64GB ROM + 3GB / 4GB RAM (MicroSD card up to 256GB)
Camera 12MP + 5MP Rear/16MP Front (With LED light)
Battery 3080mAh
Price N54,000 – N70,000

Xiaomi Redmi Y2 PhotosXiaomi Redmi Y2 Price and Availability

The Xiaomi Redmi Y2 launched in June 2018. You can order the smartphone from any of the following online shopping markets using the links below. Xiaomi Redmi Y2 retails at about ₦54,000 Naira in Nigeria for 3GB RAM / 32GB ROM and ₦70,000 Naira in Nigeria for the 4GB RAM / 64GB ROM variant. (CLICK TO BUY REDMI Y2 or SEE MORE PHONES UNDER ₦70,000).

Xiaomi Redmi Y2 Full Specifications and Features

General Features

  • Platform: Android 8.1 Nougat OS with MIUI 9
  • Processor: 2.0GHz Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625
  • GPU: Qualcomm Adreno 506
  • Memory: 3GB/4GB RAM
  • Colours: Dark Gray, Gold, Rose Gold
  • Dimension: 
  • Weight: 
  • SIM Type: Nano Sim
  • SIM Count: Dual Hybrid Sim


  • Display: 5.99 inches IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen 1080 x 2160 pixels (409 ppi)
  • Screen Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass


  • Rear Camera: 12MP + 5MP
  • Rear Camera Features: Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama, Phase detection autofocus, dual tone dual-LED flash, Smart Beauty 3.0
  • Front Camera: 16MP


  • Built-in Storage: 32GB/64GB
  • Memory Card Support: Yes, up to 256GB
  • Bundled Cloud Storage: –

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: Yes
  • 2G CDMA 1X: Yes
  • 3G WCDMA: Yes
  • 3G CDMA EVDO: –
  • 4G LTE: Yes

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
  • HSPA+: Yes
  • CDMA EVDO: –
  • 4G LTE: Yes
  • WLAN: Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, WiFi Direct, WiFi Display, Dual Band (2.4G + 5G)
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth 4.2 with A2DP, LE, HIP
  • NFC: No
  • Infrared Blaster: Yes
  • USB Port: USB v2.0, with OTG support


  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Email Protocol: –


  • Music Player: MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player
  • Video Player: MP4/H.264 player
  • FM Radio: Yes
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes


  • Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, Beidou, GLONASS, GPS
  • Maps: Yes

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass: Yes
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor:  Yes
  • Light Sensor: Yes
  • Barometer: Yes
  • SpO2: No
  • Pedometer: No
  • Heart Rate Monitor: No
  • Gyroscope: Yes
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes (Rear)
  • Iris Scanner: No
  • Face Unlock: Yes
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: –
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: –
  • Voice Control: –

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
  • Wireless Charging: No
  • Built-in Mobile Payment: No
  • Water Resistant: No
  • Dust Resistant: No
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: Yes


  • Battery: 3080mAh
  • Talktime: 
  • Standby Time: 
  • Fast Charging: Yes

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