Xiaomi recently announced that the Redmi Note 5 Pro, its premium smartphone in the mid-range segment will be available via open sale. However, the Chinese smartphone maker continues to offer a few other models via flash sale. Today, the company is holding flash for the Redmi Y2, its newest smartphone aimed at those looking for a great selfie camera.
The Redmi Y2 will be available for purchase at 12 noon via both Mi.com and Amazon India. The smartphone is going on sale alongside Mi TV 4 and Mi TV 4A models, which are smart TVs in the budget and mid-range price segment. The Mi TV 4 and Mi TV 4A will be available for purchase via Flipkart and Xiaomi’s own e-commerce portal. Here is everything you need to know about today’s sale:
Xiaomi Redmi Y2 Price and Specifications
Xiaomi Redmi Y2 was launched as the successor to last year’s Redmi Y1 and is aimed at selfie-centric devices from brands like Oppo and Vivo. It sports a design that is similar to other models like the Redmi 5 and Redmi Note 5 Pro. The smartphone features a metal unibody design and gets taller display and dual rear camera setup.
The Redmi Y2 comes with a 5.99-inch HD+ display with a resolution of 1440 x 720 pixels and 18:9 aspect ratio. The smartphone is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 SoC and comes in two storage variants: 3GB RAM variant with 32GB storage and 4GB RAM variant with 64GB internal storage.
As far as cameras are concerned, Xiaomi has equipped the Redmi Y2 with a dual-camera setup comprising of a 12-megapixel and 5-megapixel image sensors. It features a 16-megapixel front camera like its predecessor but gets new AI beautification mode, support for HDR and LED flash. While there is a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor, the front camera also aids in face unlock.
The Redmi Y2 runs MIUI 9.5 based on Android 8.1 Oreo and is backed by a 3,080mAh battery. The smartphone is priced at Rs 9,999 for the base variant with 3GB RAM and Rs 12,999 for the model with 4GB RAM. It can be purchased in grey, gold and rose gold colors and Airtel users will get Rs 1,800 instant cashback and up to 240GB data for free.
Watch: Xiaomi Mi A2 First Look Video
Xiaomi Mi TV 4, Mi TV 4A Specifications and Price
Xiaomi Mi TV series was launched in March as an attempt to disrupt the smart TV market in the country. The company currently sells three models in its Mi TV series in India: the Mi TV 4, Mi TV 4A with 32-inch display and Mi TV 4A with 43-inch display.
The Mi TV 4 is the most premium offering with a 55-inch 4K HDR display supporting 60Hz refresh rate. The TV is powered by a quad-core Amlogic CPU, 2GB of RAM and 8GB of internal storage. The connectivity options include WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0, RJ-45 for Ethernet connection, one USB 3.0 port, one USB 2.0 port, three HDMI ports, one AV and S/PDIF ports. The Mi TV 4 is priced at Rs 44,999, which is respectable for a premium television in this segment.
The two Xiaomi Mi TV 4A models, on the other hand, are cheaper and aimed at those looking for their first smart TV on a budget. The 32-inch Mi TV 4A features a 720p HD panel while the 43-inch model gets a higher resolution 1080p panel. Both the models are powered by a quad-core Amlogic CPU like the Mi TV 4 but have less storage.
The Mi TV 4A models offer 1GB of RAM and 8GB internal storage. They come with up to three USB ports, three HDMI ports, one Ethernet port, earphone out and AV port. The Mi TV 4A models support WiFi but there is no support for wireless audio via Bluetooth. The 32-inch and 43-inch Mi TV 4A models are priced at Rs 13,999 and Rs 22,999 respectively.