It’s been four years since the Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi entered the Indian market, and to mark the success, the company is hosting an anniversary celebration sale. Called Mi4You sale, it will kick off on July 10 and will continue till July 12. Xiaomi will be conducting a flash sale, and will also have a bunch of other products on sale. The prominent ones are the Xiaomi Redmi Y2 and the Mi TV 4-series.
The Redmi Y2 will go on sale via Amazon India and mi.com at 12:00PM today. Successor to last year’s Redmi Y1, it brings new selfie camera features thanks to the front-facing 16-megapixel camera, powered by AI technology. It is available in two configurations – the base variant with 3GB RAM and 32GB storage for Rs 9,999, and the 4GB RAM with 64GB storage for Rs 12,999. As part of the sale, Airtel is offering a Rs 1,800 cashback and 240GB of free data.
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Xiaomi Redmi Y2 specifications and features
The smartphone features a 5.99-inch HD+ display with a tall 18:9 aspect ratio. It is powered by a Snapdragon 625 chipset paired with Adreno 506 GPU, and a 3,000mAh battery. The phone runs Android 8.1 Oreo, layered with MIUI 9.5 on top. Besides the internal storage, it features an expandable storage of 256GB via a microSD card.
The USP of the Redmi Y2 is its 16-megapixel front camera with an aperture of f/2.0. With AI Beautify 4.0 and LED flash, it also supports Face Unlock feature. There is also a dual-camera setup at the back, which includes a 12-megapixel primary sensor, paired alongside a 5-megapixel secondary sensor. Connectivity options include dual-SIM card slots, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and micro-USB port.
Mi TV 4-series price, specifications and features
Besides the Redmi Y2, Xiaomi will also be selling the new Mi TV 4 series of smart TVs at 12:00PM today. There are three models, which includes the Mi TV 4 55-inch, Mi TV 4A 43-inch, and Mi TV 4A 32-inch. These will be available via mi.com and Flipkart, and are priced at Rs. 44,999, Rs 22,999, and Rs 13,999, respectively. SBI card users can avail flat Rs 500 off when buying the Mi TV 4.
Mi TV 4 with a 55-inch Ultra HD 4K resolution display is the premium model of the three. It features 60Hz standard refresh rate and carries HDR support as well. The smart LED TV features a sleek design with a 4.9 mm ultra-thin profile. It is powered by a quad-core Amlogic 64 bit processor, Mali-T830 MP2 Graphics, 2GB RAM, and 8GB storage. You also get three HDMI ports, two USB ports, and 8W stereo speakers.
The Mi TV 4A is available in two sizes – 43-inch and 32-inch. The bigger variant offers full HD resolution, while the 32-inch model offers only HD ready resolution. Both models also come with 60Hz standard refresh, and are powered by an Amlogic 64-bit quad-core processor, Mali-450 MP3, 1GB RAM, and 8GB storage. Both TVs also come with three HDMI, two USB ports, and 20W speakers. All three TV runs on PatchWall OS.