Xiaomi’s upcoming budget smartphone, the Redmi Y2 and its latest operating system- MIUI 10 are expected to be announced in India today. The launch event is scheduled to take place at 3:00 PM IST in New Delhi. The Chinese consumer electronics maker is expected to reveal a rebranded version of the Redmi S2 that was launched in its home market of China last year. MIUI 10 is the next version of its customised OS-based on Android Oreo.
How to watch Redmi Y2 launch live stream
The launch event has been scheduled to take place at 3:00 PM IST today in New Delhi. Interested viewers can watch the live stream of the even on Xiaomi’s website or the dedicated event page here
Xiaomi Redmi Y2 specifications
Redmi Y2 is expected to sport a 5.99-inch HD+ (720×1440 pixels) screen with 18:9 aspect ratio. It will likely be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 SoC with Adreno 506 GPU. It may include 3/4GB of RAM and 32/64GB of internal storage. On the camera front, the smartphone is said to have a dual camera setup- 12-megapixel primary lens + 5-megapixel secondary sensor. The selfie camera is a 16-megapixel AI shooter. The device could be backed by a 3080mAh battery and ship with MIUI 9 out of the box.
Xiaomi’s latest version of its customised Android operating system is expected to be announced for the Indian-specific market. The OS features a redesigned task manager, support for gestures and AI portrait mode. AI Portrait mode is said to work even on cameras with a single rear lens. Also included is support for screen aspect ratios up to 19:9. Gestures is another highlighted feature on the MIUI 10, and we can expect to see more of it at the launch today.