Xiaomi Redmi Y3, Redmi 7 launched in India: Price, specifications, features

Xiaomi announces Redmi Y3 mid-range handheld for selfie fans

Xiaomi announces Redmi Y3 mid-range handheld for selfie fans

The company will also be broadcasting the launch event straight from the venue, which can be witnessed on Xiaomi's official YouTube channel and social media handles.

Xiaomi is already riding on the success of the Redmi Note 7 lineup, has added the Redmi Go to its lineup to court entry-level buyers, but it's now filling in the gap (the Rs 7,000-Rs 9,000 segment) with the launch of the Redmi Y3 and Redmi 7 in India today.

Xiaomi is also expected to launch the Redmi 7 smartphone today, which it unveiled in China alongside the Redmi Note 7 Pro.

Powering the device is a Snapdragon 632 processor which can be configured with 3GB RAM + 32GB storage or 4GB RAM + 64GB storage. Redmi Y3 with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage will retail at Rs 11,999. The newly launched smart Bulb will be available via crowdfunding on Mi.com starting April 26.

Redmi Y3 features a 6.26-inch HD+ "dot notch" display with 19:9 aspect ratio.

The Redmi 7 features an 8MP selfie snapper while the Redmi Y3 comes with a 32MP selfie camera. The front-facing camera features an AI portrait mode, AI Beatify mode 4.0 and Palm shutter.

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The Redmi 7 sports a dual rear camera setup with a 12-megapixel primary camera (f/2.2 aperture, 1.25-micron pixels), apart from a 2-megapixel secondary sensor.

The Redmi Y3 is further kept alive a decent 4000mAh battery and the device runs on Xiaomi's MIUI 10, which is based on Google's latest Android 9.0 Pie.

Besides, the phone packs a 4,000mAh battery and comes with a P2i splash-resistant coating. Connectivity features include dual 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS + GLONASS.

The Redmi Y3 comes in two variants.

Aimed at social media enthusiasts, the Redmi Y-series is all about selfie camera experience. In terms of optics, there is an AI-based dual camera setup at the back. The teardrop-notched 6.26-inch display is not 1080p unfortunately (1520 x 720), but it is one of the brightest displays on any Xiaomi models to date with its 450 nits peak brightness. So, the Redmi Y3 has not only a higher resolution but also a larger sensor size than its predecessor. Specifications The Redmi Y3 boasts of a 32-megapixel camera with AI Beauty 4.0 and auto HDR at front for selfies.

As noted, the Redmi 7 is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 632 chipset which we saw on the likes of the Honor 8C and Asus Zenfone Max M2.

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