Technical / Redmi Y3 first sale goes live today at 12 noon

Livemint : Apr 30, 2019, 10:27 AM

The Redmi Y3 starts at ₹9,999 for the base model with 3GB RAM and 32GB storage and goes up to ₹11,999 for its 4GB RAM/64GB storage variant. At the front, the Redmi Y3 houses houses 32-megapixel selfie camera within its dot-notch. The Redmi Y3, will go on sale today at 12 noon. The Redmi Y3 will be available on mi.com, Amazon India and other offline stores. It rocks Qualcomm Snapdragon 632 processor paired with Adreno

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi's new budget smartphone, the Redmi Y3, will go on sale today at 12 noon. The Redmi Y3 starts at ₹9,999 for the base model with 3GB RAM and 32GB storage and goes up to ₹11,999 for its 4GB RAM/64GB storage variant.

The Redmi Y3 will be available on mi.com, Amazon India and other offline stores.

The Redmi Y3 was launched alongside the Redmi 7, the successor to Redmi 6 launched last year. The Redmi 7 starts at₹7,999 for the 2GB RAM/32GB internal storage variant and costs ₹8,999 for the 3GB RAM/32GB internal storage model. It went on sale yesterday.

The Redmi Y3 is lit by a 6.26-inch HD+ ‘dot notch’ display covered in 2.5D Gorilla Glass 5 body with rounded edges. It has an aspect ratio of 19:9. Xiaomi calls the rear finish of the Redmi Y3 as the “Aura Prism Design" and “Auro Smoke Design".It rocks a Qualcomm Snapdragon 632 processor paired with Adreno 506 GPU. As mentioned earlier, the smartphone comes in two RAM and ROM options of 3GB/32GB and 4GB/64GB.

At the rear, the Redmi Y3 sports a 12MP+2MP dual rear camera setup with EIS, AI scene detection and dual-LED flash. At the front, the dot-notch houses a 32-megapixel selfie camera. It is the cheapest smartphone to offer such a high-resolution sensor. The selfie camera offers EIS, Full HD video recording, and AI portrait mode.

In terms of software, the Redmi Y3 runs Android 9 Pie with Xiaomi's MIUI 10 skin atop. It is backed by a 4,000mAh battery. Connectivity options include dual 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth 4.2, triple SIM slot and Wi-Fi.