Xiaomi Redmi Y3 - the latest model in Y-series launched in India at an event in New Delhi. This model comes with an impressive 32MP front camera that is designed and focused for all selfie lovers, a dual rear camera, Aura Prism gradient design, MIUI 10 based Android Pie and lot more. Let's go through the detailed features of Redmi Y3.
• 32MP selfie camera with a palm shutter function
• 15.9cm (6.26) HD with Notch Display
• Aura Prism design
• 12MP + 2MP AI dual rear camera
• Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 632 Octa-core processor
Redmi Y3: Design
• Thickness: 8.4 mm
• Width: 75.5 mm
• Weight: 180 grams
• Waterproof: Splash proof
• Height: 158.7 mm
• Colours: Elegant Blue, Bold Red, Prime Black
The overall design of Redmi Y3 is extremely impressive as it comes with Aura Prism design that brings a gradient finish and also gives a rainbow effect to the phone. The body of this smartphone is made up of polycarbonate. Y3 comes in three colour variants - Elegant Blue, Bold Red, and Prime Black in which the Elegant Blue looks striking. With this model, a P2i nano is added as a coating against humidity and light splashes of water. The buttons are placed on the right side of the phone and have good feedback. A single slot is placed on the left that holds two Nano-SIM cards and a microSD card (expandable up to 512GB). The headphone is placed on the top. The Micro-USB and the loudspeaker are placed at the bottom.
Redmi Y3: Display
• Display Type: IPS LCD
• Bezelless Display: waterdrop notch
• Pixel Density: 269 ppi
• Screen Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass v5
• Screen Size: 6.26 inches (15.9 cm)
• Screen Resolution: 720 x 1520 pixels
• Touch Screen: Capacitive Touchscreen with Multi-touch
Redmi Y3 comes with a dot notch on the top side with the prominent bezels on all sides and a little thicker chin. With 6.26 -inch display, the colours, and viewing angles perform decently. For scratch protection, the phone is made of Gorilla Glass. A white LED is placed at the bottom that indicates notifications and charging status. The display is further equipped with a dual camera module, flash, fingerprint sensor, and face recognition.
Redmi Y3: Performance
• Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon 632
• Graphics: Adreno 506
• Processor: Octa-core (1.8 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 250 + 1.8 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 250)
• Architecture: 64 bit
• RAM: 3 GB
This model comes with Qualcomm Snapdragon 632 processor along with a 4GB RAM and 64GB of internal storage which is capable enough to handle all day-to-day tasks with ease. The MIUI of Redmi Y3 runs smoothly and switching between the apps is working quick and fine. The quality of voice calls is quite good. when gaming, the phone won't heat up quickly where the back side of the phone just gets mildly warm. Redmi Y3 handles all regular activities including listening to music, using google maps for directions and chat apps quite well. Overall, the performance of this smartphone is really high and consumes less power.
Redmi Y3: Camera
• Camera Features: Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Auto-focus, f/2.2 aperture lens.
• Image Resolution: 4000 x 3000 Pixels
• Shooting Modes: High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Continuous Shooting
• Resolution: 32MP Front Camera
• Video Recording: 1920x1080 @ 30 fps
Redmi Y3 camera is designed for all selfie lovers. A 32MP front camera that gives an impressive feel to the captured images comes with AI Beautify 4.0 and AI Portrait mode features. These features surely make you look your best. A 4-in-1 oversampling technique is used in this model as it saves an 8-megapixel image by default. This helps to reduce the file size of the photos and it acquires less space on the phone which is easy to share too. One of the selfie-centric features is the Palm Shutter when it detects the palm it counts down to release the shutter. The back camera comes with a 12-megapixel primary sensor along with f/2.2 aperture and a 2-megapixel depth camera.
Redmi Y3: Battery
• Talktime: Up to 51.5 Hours(2G)
• Type: Li-Polymer
• Capacity: 4000 mAh
• Adaptive power saving technology
One of the best parts of Redmi Y3 is its battery backup. This model holds a battery capacity of 4000mAh. Along with this phone, a 10W charger is provided, which nearly takes 2 hours to charge (from 0 to 100%). No fast charging supported.
Redmi Y3: variants
As mentioned earlier in the design section, Redmi Y3 comes with three colour variants - Elegant Blue, Bold Red, and Prime Black. Redmi Y3 is available only in two storage variants, ie; 3GB RAM with an inbuilt storage of 32GB and a 4GB with an inbuilt storage of 64GB. By using a microSD card it can be expandable up to 512GB.
If you are looking for the best selfie camera smartphone, then Xiaomi Redmi Y3 is the right choice for you. Other than the excellent front camera, Y3 also offers attractive design and long-lasting battery life. With no doubt, you can recommend this model to others.