Xiaomi Redmi Y2 spotted at Geekbench with 3GB RAM, Android 8.1 ahead of launching in India
A latest smartphone Xiaomi Redmi Y2 spotted on Geekbench which hints its arrival in Indian market on 7th June. Since, it is the rebrand of the Xiaomi Redmi S2 that was announced in China on 10th of this month . It is the the Xiaomi’s latest selfie-focused smartphone in the Redmi series. It has scored 843 at single-core and 4196 at multi-core.
The name of the device is still not confirmed by the company, but it showed it presence on benchmark as Xiaomi Redmi Y2 , which will be the successor of the Xiaomi Redmi Y1,that was announced in November, 2017.
The smartphone Xiaomi Redmi Y2 sports 5.99-inch (1440 × 720 pixels) HD+ 18:9 2.5D curved glass display with 1000:1 contrast ratio. It has 3GB RAM with 32GB storage / 4GB RAM with 64GB storage,which can be further expanded up to 256GB via microSD card slot. It has the dimension of 160.73 × 77.26 × 8.1mm; weighs 170g. It has dual-SIM functionality.
It is armed with 2GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 625 14nm processor with Adreno 506 GPU and runs on Android 8.1 (Oreo) with MIUI 9.
The camera section of the device Xiaomi Redmi Y2 includes dual rear camera of 12MP with LED Flash, 1.25μm pixel size, PDAF, f/2.2 aperture, secondary 5MP camera and a front-facing camera of 16MP with LED flash. It has a Fingerprint sensor and Infrared sensor.
Connectivity wise, it features 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS + GLONASS and it is backed up by 3080mAh battery.
The cost of the device for the Indian market is still unknown . The users will get the device Xiaomi Redmi Y2 in in Rose gold, Champagne Gold and Platinum Silver colors .
It is available in China at 999 yuan (US$ 156 / Rs. 10,560 approx.) for the 3GB RAM with 32GB storage version and 1299 yuan (US$ 204 / Rs. 13,735 approx.) for the 4GB RAM with 64GB storage version.
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