Xiaomi will be announcing a new selfie-centric Redmi smartphone on June 7. Rumors have it that the Chinese manufacturer will be debuting the Redmi Y2 tomorrow. It seems that the selfie-focused Redmi S2 phone that was launched in the previous month in China will be rebranded as Redmi Y2 for India. Today, a well-known Indian tipster Ishan Agarwal has revealed the storage + RAM variants, color options and pricing of the Redmi Y2.
According to a recent tweet from the tipster, the Redmi Y2 will be available in models like 32 GB storage + 3 GB RAM and 64 GB storage + 4 GB RAM in India. It will be available in color choices like Dark Grey, Gold and Rose Gold. The pricing of the Redmi Y2 variants have been also leaked. The 32 GB and 64 GB models are speculated to be respectively priced at Rs. 9,999 (~$149) and Rs. 11,999 (~$179).
Currently, Xiaomi is selling the 32 GB storage + 3 GB RAM and 64 GB storage + 4 GB RAM editions of the Redmi Note 5 is selling with respective pricing of Rs. 9,999 and Rs. 11,999. The leaked pricing and storage variants of Redmi Y2 are exactly same as Redmi Note 5. Hence, it is advisable to digest the pricing leak of Redmi Y2 with a pinch of salt and wait for tomorrow’s unveiling for official confirmation.
It has been recently confirmed that the handset will be exclusively available for buying through Amazon India. As far as the other specs of the phone are concerned, it may feature a 5.99-inch FHD+ display, Snapdragon 625 SoC, 3,080mAh battery and 12-megapixel + 5-megapixel dual camera setup. Its major USP will be AI equipped 16-megapixel front-facing camera that comes with features like soft-light LED and HDR.
In related news, the recently released MIUI 10 teaser by Manu Kumar Jain who is Xiaomi’s Global VP and Managing Director for India suggests that the company may confirm the global rollout of MIUI 10 Global ROM at tomorrow’s press event.