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Xiaomi Redmi Y3, Redmi 7 India launch event highlights: new Aura design, Snapdragon 632 SoC and Mi LED Smart Bulb

The Redmi Y3 teaser image revealed a gradient back panel with a mix of Blue, Purple, and Yellow colors. Most likely the device could share design aesthetics with current Redmi Note 7 and Redmi Note 7 Pro smartphones.

  • Updated: April 24, 2019 1:21 PM IST
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Xiaomi is all set to launch its latest smartphone in the India market, the Xiaomi Redmi Y3. The company is also expected to launch Redmi 7 series smartphones alongside today at an event in New Delhi at 12:00 PM. The Chinese company is teasing away the Redmi Y3 for a while now. The confirmed highlight of the device would be its 32-megapixel camera selfie camera, and 4,000mAh battery. But we are not aware of anything else when it comes to the specifications of the device.

In terms of design, the Redmi Y3 teaser image revealed a gradient back panel with a mix of Blue, Purple, and Yellow colors. Most likely the device could share design aesthetics with current Redmi Note 7 and Redmi Note 7 Pro smartphones. According to other teasers, the company has termed the upcoming Redmi Y3 as “brighter, more beautiful, and well-designed”.

Xiaomi has also posted a video in the past showing a durability test to highligh the build quality of the device. It will also be splash-proof. Last but not least, talking about the pricing of the device, the Redmi Y3 is expected to be priced similar to the Redmi Y2 when it launched last year which means below Rs 10,000 mark for the base variant.

While there is an official live stream available to watch, still we will bring you minute-by-minute live updates from the event. Stay tuned to our live blog below to know about the full specifications, features, pricing, launch date and availability of Redmi Y3 and Redmi 7 phones.

 

Hitesh Arora April 24, 20191:18 pm

You can read our full coverage on the Redmi Y3 and Redmi 7 here — https://www.bgr.in/news/xiaomi-redmi-y3-redmi-7-launched-in-india-price-specifications-features/

Hitesh Arora April 24, 20191:17 pm

That’s it from the Xiaomi India Redmi Y3, Redmi 7 launch event. The company has also announced MI LED smart bulb.

Hitesh Arora April 24, 20191:16 pm

This will go on crowd funding on mi.com from April 26

Hitesh Arora April 24, 20191:15 pm

Xiaomi has also launched MI LED Smart Bulb

Hitesh Arora April 24, 20191:13 pm

Redmi 7 will be available on Amazon, mi.com and mi stores from April 29

Hitesh Arora April 24, 20191:12 pm

Redmi 7 2GB+32GB variant is priced at Rs 7,999, and the Redmi 7 3GB+32GB variant will cost you 8,999

Hitesh Arora April 24, 20191:08 pm

Comet Blue, Eclipse Black, and Lunar Red colors for Redmi 7, Fingerprint sensor, IR blaster

Hitesh Arora April 24, 20191:05 pm

Front camera is 8MP now, and display is now 6.26 HD+ dot notch screen

Hitesh Arora April 24, 20191:01 pm

The same 12MP+2MP camera on Redmi 7 as well

Hitesh Arora April 24, 20191:00 pm

Redmi 7 also comes with 4,000mAh battery

Hitesh Arora April 24, 20191:00 pm

Redmi 7 also gets same Snapdragon 632 processor as the Redmi Y3

Hitesh Arora April 24, 201912:59 pm

First time ever, Xiaomi is bringing Redmi series with Snpadragon 600 SoCs

Hitesh Arora April 24, 201912:58 pm

Redmi 7 ‘the ultimate all-rounder’ is biggest ever upgrade till date in Redmi series– Jain

Hitesh Arora April 24, 201912:56 pm

Wait, Xiaomi is launching Redmi 7 series as well

Hitesh Arora April 24, 201912:55 pm

Y3 will go on sale from April 30, 12 noon on Amazon.in, mi.com and mi stores

Hitesh Arora April 24, 201912:54 pm

Xiaomi Redmi Y3 is priced at Rs 9,999 3GB+32GB, Rs 11,999 4GB+64GB

Hitesh Arora April 24, 201912:50 pm

Finally, the Redmi Y3 packs Qualcomm 632 SoC

Hitesh Arora April 24, 201912:46 pm

Y3 gets 4,000mAh battery, 33 percent more than Y2

Hitesh Arora April 24, 201912:46 pm

The phone gets triple slot (2+1), fingerprint sensor, 3.5mm audio socket, and IR blaster

Hitesh Arora April 24, 201912:44 pm

Redmi Y3 comes in Elegant Blue, Prime Black, Bold Red color options

Hitesh Arora April 24, 201912:42 pm

Y3 comes with 6.26-inch HD+ dot notch display, but the edges are tinier, Corning Gorilla Glass 5

Hitesh Arora April 24, 201912:40 pm

As we had expected, Redmi Y3 boats of same ‘Aura’ design like the Redmi Note 7/ 7 Pro

Hitesh Arora April 24, 201912:37 pm

Xiaomi Redmi Y3 gets dual AI rear camera 12MP+2MP. The primary 12MP sensor is of 1.25um

Hitesh Arora April 24, 201912:30 pm

Since Y3 is a selfie-centric smartphone, Sharma is over detailing all the aspects. The phone gets EIS for front camera as well.

Hitesh Arora April 24, 201912:24 pm

The Redmi Y3 front camera also supports AI Beautify and Auto HDR

Hitesh Arora April 24, 201912:19 pm

Sharma is talking about the 32MP camera which is now larger sensor

Hitesh Arora April 24, 201912:16 pm

As Xiaomi had teased, Redmi Y3 will come with 32MP Super Selfie front-facing camera

Hitesh Arora April 24, 201912:14 pm

Now to talk about Redmi Y3, Anuj Sharma CMO is on stage

Hitesh Arora April 24, 201912:13 pm

So far, Xiaomi has shipped over 7 million Redmi Y series (Redmi Y1 and Redmi Y2)

Hitesh Arora April 24, 201912:12 pm

Top 5 online phones in 2018 were Xiaomi phones – Jain

Hitesh Arora April 24, 201912:09 pm

Xiaomi’s offline business grew 200 percent in last three months, and company opened 1000th Mi store in Rewari, India.

Hitesh Arora April 24, 201912:07 pm

Jain is now talking about innovation, India journey and market share

Hitesh Arora April 24, 201912:07 pm

The event has started, and Manu Kumar Jain, MD, Xiaomi India is on stage

Hitesh Arora April 24, 201912:02 pm

The live stream is about to start. Xiaomi has started previewing ads now.

Hitesh Arora April 24, 201911:59 am

We are not quite sure, but it seems Redmi 7 series might also launch for India market today. It has already been launched in China.

Hitesh Arora April 24, 201911:51 am

Welcome to the live blog of Xiaomi Redmi Y3 India launch. This will be the global debut of the new Y series smartphone as well. Stay tuned…

  • Published Date: April 24, 2019 11:37 AM IST
  • Updated Date: April 24, 2019 1:21 PM IST