After seeing a lot of rumors, Xiaomi revealed its another budget smartphone in India. Xiaomi launched Redmi Y3, the newest member in the Y series.
As we know already, Xiaomi is one of the biggest player in the Indian smartphone market and consistently launch new devices with appealing features.
Xiaomi Redmi Y3 also comes with attractive features in a good budget.
Xiaomi Redmi Y3 detail features
So let’s see Xiaomi Redmi Y3 features in details.
Redmi Y3 comes with plastic body design with a glossy finish on the back. This leads to slightly slippery in the hand.
On the front side of the phone, it comes with a water drop style notch. The notch houses the selfie camera. The earpiece is quite long and situated just above the notch.
The top edge of the phone, there is 3.5mm headphone jack, a secondary microphone (for noise cancelation) and an IR blaster.
The bottom edge of the phone contains micro-USB post and speaker grills.
On the left edge of the phone has 2 + 1 card slot. You can insert 2 nano SIM and micro USB card simultaneously. It can support the 512GB external memory card.
The right edge of the phone carries power lock-unlock button and volume rocker.
On the back side of the phone, the rear camera unit has a dual camera setup with LED flash at the top left. The fingerprint scanner sits in the top middle position.
The company named the phone design as an ‘Aura Prism’ design. It has a gradient color combo that shifts its color depending on the angle of the lighting. There are very fine vertical lines in the whole backside that makes it unique. Redmi by Xiaomi logo is clearly visible on the bottom.
Xiaomi Redmi Y3 has a 6.26-inch (15.9 cm) HD+ IPS LCD display with water drop notch. It comes with 720 x 1520 pixels resolution with a 19:9 aspect ratio.
The screen is protected by Gorilla Glass 5. The sides and top bezels are quite small and the “chin” on the bottom is quite larger.
Camera and Sensor
Redmi Y3 is a selfie-centric smartphone like other phones in this series. The camera is the main highlight of this phone. Xiaomi Redmi Y3 has a 32MP selfie camera (the highest on any Xiaomi device). It has AI Beauty 4.0, auto HDR support. For low light selfie photography, It uses Pixel Binning technology for improved performance.
On the back side, there is a dual camera setup. A 12MP primary camera and a 2MP depth sensor. Beneath the camera unit, LED flash is there for low light photography.
Both the camera performance is quite impressive and detailed.
Processor and performance
Xiaomi Redmi Y3 is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 632 octa-core chipset. It houses Adreno 506 GPU. The GPU performance is impressive and has good markings in benchmark scores.
The phone is not for hard-core gaming. But you can enjoy some games like PUBG, Fortnite, etc.
Redmi Y3 runs on Android 9.0 Pie backed with MIUI 9. If you are using a Xiaomi device then you will never face any problem to use it.
As we know MIUI contains ad and you will have to get familiar with this. There are many useful and non-useful pre-installed apps. The user interface is very clean and easy to use.
The apps load first and you won’t mark the duration. It opens instantly when you tap on that.
Battery And Connectivity
Xiaomi Redmi Y3 is powered by 4000 mAh battery. The phone takes almost 2 hours to get a 0-100% charge.
The battery backup of the phone always depends on the uses. However, the battery can last up to 1 day in normal use.
Connectivity options include in this phone are Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GPS, micro USB, 3G, and 4G.
RAM and Storage
Redmi Y3 will be available in two variants. 3GB + 32GB and 4GB + 64GB. You can expand the storage up to 512 GB through an external memory card.
Launch Date, Color and Price
Xiaomi Redmi Y3 was launched on 24th April 2019 in India. It comes in 3 colors like Bold Red, Elegant Blue, and Prime Black colors.
The 3GB + 32GB variant costs ₹9,999 ($145) and 4GB + 64GB variant will carry price tag of ₹11,999 ($170).
Xiaomi Redmi Y3 full specification
|NETWORK||Technology||GSM / HSPA / LTE|
|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)|
|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)|
|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)|
|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|
|SELFIE CAMERA||Single||32 MP, f/2.2, 0.8µm|
|Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic|
|COMMS||WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO|
|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|
As we know Redmi Y3 is a selfie-centric smartphone, it is a good option for the selfie lovers. Expect the camera highlight, the phone also packs with good battery and also performs well.
The first sale starts on April 30, 2019, across Amazon.in, Mi.com, and in Mi Home stores. If you are interested in this phone then set a reminder and available during the flash sale.