Xiaomi Redmi Y3 – Budget Selfie Beast

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Famous smartphone manufacturing brand, Xiaomi launched its latest Redmi Y series phone. The latest released Redmi Y3 is a successor of the existing Redmi Y2 handset with huge improvements.

Let’s see all the details about Redmi Y3.

Redmi Y3 comes with a 6.26 IPS HD+ water drop notch display. In the sides, it has slim bezels and a thick part in the bottom of the screen. On the right side of the phone, there is a power lock-unlock button and volume rocker. On the left side, there is a space for 2 + 1 card slot. Fortunately, there is a 3.5 mm headphone jack on the top with secondary mic for noise cancellation and IR blaster. On the bottom, you will find the speaker grill and micro USB port.

Xiaomi Redmi Y3

On the back, there is a dual camera setup with LED flash. Xiaomi is boasting its new Aura design, that has a gradient color combo and shifts its color depending on the lighting. There is also a fingerprint scanner on the back. Redmi by Xiaomi is clearly visible on the bottom of the back panel.

Redmi Y3 is a selfie-centric smartphone and it is also the USP. It has 32 MP selfie camera (the highest on any Xiaomi device) with Electronic Image Stabilization (EIS). It has some features like auto HDR, AI Beautify, screen flash, palm gesture shutter button, AI Portrait Selfies, and Full HD video recording capability. It also uses Pixel Binning technology for improved low light selfie photography.

On the back, there is a 12 MP main camera and 2MP depth sensor. Beneath the camera unit, you can find the LED flash for low light photography.

Xiaomi Redmi Y3 full specification

2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G bands LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 28(700), 38(2600), 40(2300)
LAUNCH Announced 2019, April
Status Coming soon. Exp. release 2019, April 30
BODY Dimensions 158.7 x 75.6 x 8.5 mm (6.25 x 2.98 x 0.33 in)
Weight 180 g (6.35 oz)
SIM Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
  Splash resistant
DISPLAY Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.26 inches, 97.8 cm2 (~81.5% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 720 x 1520 pixels, 19:9 ratio (~269 ppi density)
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 5
PLATFORM OS Android 9.0 (Pie); MIUI 9
Chipset Qualcomm SDM632 Snapdragon 632 (14 nm)
CPU Octa-core (4×1.8 GHz Kryo 250 Gold & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 250 Silver)
GPU Adreno 506
MEMORY Card slot microSD, up to 512 GB (dedicated slot)
Internal 64 GB, 4 GB RAM or 32 GB, 3 GB RAM
MAIN CAMERA Dual 12 MP, f/2.2, 1.25µm, PDAF
2 MP, depth sensor
Features LED flash, panorama, HDR
Video 1080p@30/60fps, gyro-EIS
SELFIE CAMERA Single 32 MP, f/2.2, 0.8µm
Features HDR
Video 1080p@30fps
SOUND Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
  Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
COMMS WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth Yes
Infrared port Yes
Radio FM radio
USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go
FEATURES Sensors Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
BATTERY   Non-removable Li-Po 4000 mAh battery
Charging Fast battery charging 10W
MISC Colors Elegant Blue, Bold Red, Prime Black
Price About 10000 INR

Xiaomi Redmi Y3 is powered by Snapdragon 632 processor. Redmi Y3 will be available in 3GB + 32GB and 4GB + 64GB variants. You can expand the storage up to 512 GB through memory card.

Xiaomi Redmi Y3

It comes with 4,000mAh battery with 10W first charging. The Xiaomi Redmi Y3 comes in 3 colors like Elegant Blue, Bold Red, and Prime Black colors.

The 3GB + 32GB variant will carry price tag of ₹9,999 ($145) and 4GB + 64GB variant costs ₹11,999 ($170). The first sale starts on April 30, 2019, across Mi.com, Amazon.in and in Mi Home stores.

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