Reasons To Buy And Not To Buy Xiaomi Redmi Y2 (Redmi S2)

Xiaomi Redmi Y2 is the latest smartphone from Xiaomi in India launched under Rs 10,000. It comes with Snapdragon 625 processor, Dual Rear Camera. Here are top Reasons To Buy And Not To Buy Redmi Y2.



Xiaomi Redmi Y2 comes with  5.99-inch HD+ (1440 × 720 pixels) Display which produces good viewing angle and colors. There is also Realme 1 and Redmi Note 5 with FHD+ Display


Xiaomi Redmi Y2 comes with Octa Core Snapdragon 625 Processor which is almost 2-Year-old Processor. Xiaomi used it in Redmi 4 Prime, Note 4, Note 5, Mi Max 2, Mi A1. Still Offers good performance.

IR Blaster 

Like Redmi Note 5, Redmi Y2 also comes with IR blaster on the top edge. It allows users to control home appliances such as television set-top top boxes and more, with Mi Remote app.


Xiaomi Redmi Y2 comes with a 12MP rear camera with LED Flash, 1.25μm pixel size, PDAF, secondary 5MP camera and 16MP front-facing camera with LED flash, Both front, and Rear Camera has support for portrait mode and 1080P Video recording. Daylight and portrait shots are good low light camera is average.

Dedicated MicroSD card 

It comes with Dual Nano SIM and MicroSD card slot

Not to Buy

Decent Battery & No fast Charge
Xiaomi Redmi Y2 comes with 3080mAh Battery which does not support the fast charge and takes almost 2 Hours to charge. With Dual SIM and heavy useable to deliver battery life.

No Dual 4G VoLTE
It does not support Dual 4G you can use only 1 4G SIM at a time.
Plastic Body

Xiaomi Redmi Y2 comes with polycarbonate body with metallic finish which looks like Metal. At this price point, Redmi Note 5 comes with Metal body.
No Display Protection
Xiaomi Redmi Y2 does not even with 2.5D Glass there is No Display protection it’s better to Apply Screen protector when you get a phone we notice our unit had scratches in our usage.
Camera Bump

Redmi Y2 Design is similar to Redmi Note 5 Pro, Yes Like Note 5 Pro it also comes with a camera bump which could cause issues in long-term usage especially if you are planning to use Redmi Y2 without a cover. If you Place your phone on its back all the time, it will get scratches. It’s better to use case cover 

Xiaomi Redmi Y2 comes in Grey, Gold and Rose Gold color Priced at Rs 8,999 for 3GB RAM and Rs 10,999 for 4GB RAM model. It offers 18:9 HD+ Display, Snapdragon 625 processor, Decent Camera. Redmi Y2 comes with a plastic build, No Display protection at this price there is Redmi Note 5 with the same processor, FHD+ Display, Bigger Battery, Gorilla Glass Camera’s better on Redmi Y2. There is also Honor 7C which has Snapdragon 450 processor, low light camera average.
Redmi Y2 vs Realme 1 Camera
Redmi Y2 vs Honor 7C


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