Redmi Y2 launched, Redmi Note 5 vs Redmi Y2. which one is better?

Xiaomi’s another budget smartphone launched in India on Thursday. Redmi Y2 is a successor of Redmi Y1 which is selfie focused device by Xiaomi. The main highlights of the smartphone is its front camera which is 16 megapixel AI enabled selfie camera and face unlock features. It has also dual rear camera setup at back.


also read- Moto Z3 Play launched with 12MP dual camera setup and Snapdragon 636 SoC.


The Redmi Y2 is powered by octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor with an Adreno 506 GPU and runs on MIUI 9.5 which is based on Android 8.1 Oreo. It has a 5.99-inch HD+ (720×1440 pixels) with an 18:9 aspect ratio. It is available in 3GB and 4GB RAM with 32GB and 64GB internal storage respectively. You can expand your device storage via microSD card with a dedicated card slot. The smartphone is backed with 3080mAh battery.

redmi y2 selfie

Now comes to main highlights of the smartphone, Redmi Y2 packed with dual camera setup at back with a primary sensor is 12 megapixel and secondary is 5 megapixel and for selfie lover, it has a 16 megapixel selfie camera. Both rear and front camera has portrait mode and other AI features.

Other sensor and connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth v4.2, 3.5mm headphone jack, and Micro-USB 2.0. Sensors- fingerprint sensor, an ambient light sensor, accelerometer, gyroscope, infrared, a proximity sensor, and digital compass.

redmi y2

Availability and pricing

The Redmi Y2 is available on and from June 12. The Redmi Y2 available at ₹9999 for 3GB/32GB storage and ₹11999 for 4GB/64GB variant.

Key Highlights of Redmi Note 5

  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 625
  • MIUI 9 (Android 7.1 Nougat)
  • 5.99 inch Full HD+ Display
  • 12MP rear camera (single camera)
  • 5MP Selfie camera
  • 3GB/32GB and 4GB/64GB
  • 4,000mAh battery

Key Highlights of Redmi Y2

  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor
  • MIUI 9.5 (Android 8.1 Oreo)
  • 5.99-inch HD+ display
  • 12+5 megapixel rear camera
  • 16 megapixel selfie camera
  • 3GB and 4GB RAM with 32GB and 64GB internal
  • 3080mAh battery
  • dedicated card slot

Opinion- Redmi Y2 has a better design, better camera, dedicated card slot, Android 8.1 Oreo while Redmi Note 5 has better display, better battery. both smartphone has some pro and some con, if you are looking for camera phone then you can go with Redmi Y2 3GB/32GB variant or if you are looking for better battery then you go with Redmi Note 5. if your budget is Rs.14000 to Rs.16000 then you should go with Redmi Note 5 Pro.

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