The device will also be available from select offline partners at a later date As for pricing, the base model starts at RS. 9,999 ($150) while the top model will set you back RS. 12,999 ($195). You'll still get a day's worth of usage easily, and more often than not the Redmi Y2 will be able to deliver a two-day battery life. It will have just a single primary snapper on the back and will miss out the fingerprint sensor. The company hasn't specified if it has any kind of display protection or not. The most striking aspect of the Redmi 5 is the fact that it's the most affordable bezel-less phone with an 18:9 aspect ratio in the Indian market right now. You could miss the Full HD display, but the HD display helps in offering better battery life and difference is not much noticeable.
In my limited time with the device, the display seemed quite bright under direct sunlight. The device will run on Android 8.0 Oreo with Xiaomi's custom MIUI 9 skin. The smartphone is one of three versions that were recently announced by the company. The top variant i.e. 4GB RAM + 64GB internal storage is priced at Rs. 12,999. The 720p panel (1440×720) offers vibrant colors and comes with dual SIM card slots and a MicroSD card slot as well.
The cameras include a 12 MP + 5 MP dual camera on the rear and a 16 MP front camera. Al Portrait mode can shoot better selfies with bokeh effect by focusing more on the subject.
Well, to be honest, I am not exactly "impressed" by this phone. The front camera is also equipped with AI-based Face Unlock, which Xiaomi claims is secure and fast. Connectivity options onboard the smartphone include 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.2, IR blaster, FM Radio, GPS/ A-GPS, micro USB port, and 3.5mm audio jack.
The Redmi Y2 packs in 3080mAh battery which should be good enough for an entire day, even for power users, especially because the Snapdragon 625 is a pretty efficient chipset.
With the Redmi Y2, the company's focus is on the millennials. So, I don't think this phone is going to sell well in Nepal. Let us take a closer look at both the smartphones to see why they will be a great match for you if you are looking to purchase an alternate device to the Moto Z3 Play. I will try to get it for review.