Xiaomi Redmi Y2 Advantages, Disadvantages, Review – Fair One!!

Xiaomi Redmi Y2 low-end smartphone launched into the market. So, check out Xiaomi Redmi Y2 advantages (Pros), disadvantages (Cons), problems and drawbacks/defects before purchasing. Xiaomi Redmi Y2 price in India is around Rs.9,999 and $149 in the USA. Currently, it is not available on online shopping sites like Flipkart, Amazon to buy.

Xiaomi Redmi Y2

Best Price: Rs.9,999(India), $149(USA)

Xiaomi Redmi Y2 Key Features:

  • Android OS, v8.1(Oreo).
  • 5.99 inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M Colors.
  • Dual 12 MP + 5 MP rear camera, 16 MP secondary camera.
  • Octa-Core processor and Snapdragon 625 chipset.
  • 4 GB RAM and 64 GB Internal Memory
  • 3080 mAh Battery

Xiaomi Redmi Y2 Advantages (Pros):

  • Xiaomi Redmi Y2 comes with latest Android OS, v8.1(Oreo).
  • Presents 5.99-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen and Multitouch in it.
  • It has a good screen-to-body ratio for the better viewing experience.
  • Xiaomi Redmi Y2 display has good pixel density for its HD+ resolution (~269 PPI pixel density)
  • It supports Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by).
  • It provides 3/4 GB RAM for multitasking.
  • It encompasses with Octa-core processor.
  • Xiaomi Redmi Y2 has equipped with Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 Chipset.
  • Brings an internal memory of 32/64 GB and expandable memory is supported up to 256 GB (uses dedicated slot) – dual SIM model only.
  • It offers Dual 12 MP (f/2.2, 1.25μm, PDAF) + 5 MP rear camera with additional features like gyro-EIS, phase detection autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR
  • It offers 16 MP (2.0µm) front-facing camera with additional features like HDR, LED flash.
  • Supports full HD video recording at 1080p@30fps.
  • It has the battery capacity of 3080 mAh which is moderate for heavy usage.
  • Performance is smooth with no lags.
  • Supports almost all connectives like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, USB, 3G, 4G.
  • Supports sensors like Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass.
  • Design and build quality are good.
  • It offers great and loudspeakers.
  • Supports FM radio.
  • It is available in Rose Gold, Champagne Gold, Platinum Silver colors to choose.
  • Xiaomi Redmi Y2 supports additional features like Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic.

Xiaomi Redmi Y2 Disadvantages (Cons):

  • No display protection like gorilla glass.
  • Battery capacity is average. So it won’t last for a full working day.
  • No stereo speakers for the better multimedia experience.
  • Comes with two years old chipset.
  • No full HD display.
  • No fast charging support.

Check out Xiaomi Redmi Y2 Specifications:

General Features
Brand Xiaomi
Model Name Redmi Y2
SIM Type Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Operating System Android 8.1
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 625
Processor Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU Adreno 506
Colors Rose Gold, Champagne Gold, Platinum Silver
Accessories in Box
Display & Dimensions
Touch Screen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 5.99 inches, 92.6 cm2 (~74.5% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 720 x 1440 pixels, 18:9 ratio (~269 ppi density)
Dimensions 160.7 x 77.3 x 8.1 mm (6.33 x 3.04 x 0.32 in)
Weight 170 g (6.00 oz)
Other Display Features Multi-Touch
Camera Features
Primary Camera Dual 12 MP (f/2.2, 1.25μm, PDAF) + 5 MP
Secondary Camera 16 MP (2.0µm), HDR, LED flash
Video Recording 1080p@30fps
Other Camera Features gyro-EIS, phase detection autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR
RAM and Storage
RAM 3/4 GB
Internal Memory 32/64 GB
Expandable Memory microSD, up to 256 GB (uses dedicated slot) – dual SIM model only
Battery Capacity
Type Non-removable Li-Ion 3080 mAh battery
Talk Time
Internet & Connectivity
GPRS Yes
3G Yes
4G Yes
Wifi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, WiFi Direct, hotspot
USB Connectivity microUSB 2.0
Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
NFC No
3.5mm jack Yes
Other Features
FM Yes
Sensors Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Additional Features & Apps Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic.

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8.5 Total Score
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Xiaomi Redmi Y2 smartphone comes with good features & performance for its price. It excels in all the departments but misses full HD display, we suggest grabbing this mobile if you are looking for a good budget mobile.

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