The latest selfie-centric smartphone from Xiaomi – Redmi Y3 – was launched last week in India along with the Redmi 7. And a week after its launch, the Redmi Y3 will be going on its first sale in India today onwards. The sale will start from 12pm (noon) IST today and the handset can be bought from Amazon.in, Mi.com and Mi Home Stores.
The Redmi Y3 is a selfie-focused smartphone and is a successor of the Redmi Y2. The newly launched Redmi Y3 is priced very competitively and it competes with likes of Samsung Galaxy M20 and Realme U1. Some of the major highlights of the Redmi Y3 is its 32MP selfie camera, a Snapdragon CPU, Android Pie OS, a 4,000mAh battery and up to 4GB RAM. Here’s everything that you should know about the newly-launched Redmi Y3 smartphone:
Redmi Y3 price and availability
Redmi Y3 holds a price tag of Rs 9,999 for the 3GB RAM/ 32GB storage variant while the 4GB RAM/ 64GB storage variant of the device sells for Rs 11,999. It comes in three colour options – Bold Red, Elegant Blue, Prime Black.
As mentioned above, the Redmi Y3 will go on its first sale in India from today 12pm (noon) onwards. Interested customers can purchase the device from Amazon India, Mi.com, Mi Home Stores, Mi Studio and preferred retail partners across the country.
The Redmi Y3 also comes with some launch offers including up to 1,120GB of 4G data from Airtel along with unlimited voice calling.
Redmi Y3 specifications and features
Redmi Y3 sports a 6.26-inch HD+ (720 x 1520 pixels) display that has an aspect ratio of 19:9 along with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection on top. Powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 632 SoC, the handset comes with up to 4GB of RAM. The Redmi Y3 runs Android 9 Pie skinned with MIUI 10 and it comes with dual-SIM (Nano) support. As mentioned above, the Redmi Y3 comes with up to 64GB of internal storage and can support a microSD card of up to 512GB. The device packs a 4,000mAh battery.
On the camera front, the Redmi Y3 features a dual-rear camera setup which comprises of a 12MP main camera with an f/2.2 aperture paired with a 2MP depth sensor. On the front, there is the 32MP selfie camera with an f/2.25 aperture. The front camera of the Redmi Y3 also supports EIS, auto HDR, and an AI portrait mode.
Other features of the Redmi Y3 includes 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.2, GPS/ A-GPS, Micro-USB, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. It also features an IR Blaster and a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner.
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