Xiaomi has announced another device in their Redmi series of mobile phones. The new Redmi Y 3 was officially launched today in New Delhi, India at an event. These new devices differ from its predecessors in the Y series in many ways including the build, cameras and more. Like previously the Y series is a selfie oriented smartphone focused to capture the budget camera fanatic.
The Redmi Y 3 will be available from 30th April and will come in two different storage variants. The base variant includes 3GB RAM and 32GB internal storage for a price of 9,999 INR and the 4GB + 64GB variant is priced at 11,999 INR. The devices will also be available in three color options – Black, Elegant blue and Bold red.
Looking into the most hyped department of this device, it sports a dual rear camera setup with a 12 MP+ 2 MP lens. The back gets a monochrome dual-LED flash, PDAF, and AI support for features such as HDR, portrait mode, handheld super night scene mode, EIS with support for 1080p video recording. The selfie camera is a massive 32 MP shooter with f/2.2 aperture that can also be used for AI Face Unlock, smart beauty, AI single shot blur and a newly introduced night mode.
The Redmi Y 3 features a large 6.3-inch HD+ dot notch display with a screen resolution of 720 x 1520 pixels and 19:9 aspect ratio. It uses Corning Gorilla Glass 5, 2.5 D curved glass protection that also comes with 84 percent NTSC color gamut and 450 nits of brightness. The device is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 632 octa-core SoC clocked at 1.8 and GHz paired up with Adreno 506 GPU.
This dual SIM + a dedicated microSD card device will run on MIUI 10 based on Android 9 Pie with a huge 4000mAh battery with support for Qualcomm Quick Charge 4.0 via a Type-C USB charging port and a 10W charger within the box.