Xiaomi is expected to unveil Redmi Y2, the successor of Redmi Y1 in India today 3PM IST. Xiaomi MIUI 10 software will also be revealed which is confirmed, and the company is likely to announce the timeline for the rollout of the new MIUI operating system for its different device variants. MIUI is Xiaomi’s own user interface, which powers their phones. Redmi Y2 from Xiaomi will be a rebranded version of the Redmi S2, which was launched in China earlier this year.
The upcoming Redmi Y2 smartphone will be exclusively available on Amazon India. The website has already listed the smartphone on its website with teaser banners, including a 16MP AI selfie camera.
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Xiaomi is hosting an event in New Delhi for its next AI-selfie smartphone under the Y-series. The Redmi Y2 launch event will start at 3:00 PM IST. Users will be able to watch the unveiling of the new Redmi Y2 on Xiaomi’s official website.
Redmi S2 which is being assumed to be launched in India by name Redmi Y@, was priced in China starting at CNY 999 roughly equal to 10,600 INR. We can expect the Redmi Y2 standard version to cost around Rs 9,999 in India for the starting variant, though Xiaomi could price it even lower. Redmi Y2 will likely be launched in two variants in the Indian market.
On the specifications front, Redmi S2 features a 5.99-inch HD+(1440 x 720) display with 18:9 aspect ratio. It is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor paired with either 3GB+32GB storage or 4GB RAM+64GB of storage.