Xiaomi Redmi Y2 on The Cards as Xiaomi Schedules a Launch Event For June 7
Xiaomi Redmi Y2 is expected to debut in India on the date. Here is what we know about the smartphone so far.
Xiaomi Redmi Y2. (Image: Twitter)
An alleged tipster on Twitter has tweeted about the confirmation of the upcoming launch by Xiaomi, claiming that the Chinese smartphone maker will bring the Redmi Y2 to the Indian market as a rebranded Redmi S2. The tweet also mentions two storage variants of the smartphone, one with a 3GM RAM and 32GB internal storage and the other with a 4GB RAM and a 64GB storage. A successive tweet claims that the devices will be priced at Rs 9,999 and Rs 11,999 respectively. As per the tweets, the Redmi Y2 will be available in Dark Grey, Gold and Rose Gold colours.
I can confirm that Redmi S2 is indeed launching in India as the Redmi Y2! It will be available in 3 colours options : Dark Grey, Gold & Rose Gold and 2 storage variants : 3GB RAM + 32GB ROM & 4GB RAM + 64GB Storage.#Xiaomi#XiaomiIndia#Mi#MiIndia#Redmi#RedmiY2#XiaomiRedmiY2 pic.twitter.com/d0OmafSB2p— Ishan Agarwal (@IshanAgarwal24) June 1, 2018
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Several reports in the past have indicated a 5.99-inch HD+ display on the smartphone with an 18:9 aspect ratio. It is expected to be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 SoC and might sport a dual camera setup at the back with a 12-megapixel combined to a 5-megapixel sensor.
In addition to the smartphone, Xiaomi also seems set to introduce the latest version of its MIUI operating system in India on June 7. The MIUI 10 was first showcased at Xiaomi's 8th-year anniversary ewvent last month alongside the launch of Xiaomi's new flagship smartphone, the Mi 8.
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