Xiaomi has recently launched the Redmi Y2, and so we thought of coming up with a detailed Q&A so that you don't have to search anywhere else to get the answers.
Frequently Asked QuestionsQ: Does the phone supports VoLTE?
A: Yes it does support VoLTE and Jio SIM will work flawlessly without any issues & you don't have to download Jio4GVoice to do calling.
Q: What materials are used on back/rear side? Is that a metal body?
A: No, there's no metal body. It comes with polycarbonate unibody on the rear side.
Q: Is the battery removable?
A: No. The battery is not removable.
Q: Does Mi remote work?
A: Yes! It works as the IR blaster is present.
Q: Device comes with on-screen navigation keys?
A: Yes! Redmi Y2 comes with on-screen navigation keys.
Q: Does the phone heats?
A: No! It won't heat unless you use it :-P Logically phone get warm according to Usage and surrounding (ambient) temperature. So it depends on where and how you use it.
Q: Will I get updates in future?
A: Yes you will get updates and possibly Android update too (would be announced later)
Q: Is the display 2.5D?
A: Yes! It has 2.5D glass over the display.
Q: What's the battery life?
A: Depends on usage pattern totally. With normal-mid level usage, it can last 1 day atleast.
Q: What's the USP?
A: The amazing cameras, especially the stunning 16MP AI selfie cam is the USP. Isn't it?
Q: Well what about delivery and COD?
A: Please login on mi.com or Amazon & enter your PIN code to see the availability and payment options.
Q: Is it available through offline channel?
A: Yes. It's officially available through the offline channel.
Q: What are the dimensions of Redmi Y2?
A: 160.73 x 77.26 x 8.10 mm
Q: Which processor powers the Redmi Y2 and what is the GPU Version?
A: Redmi Y2 is powered by Snapdragon 625 Octacore Processor clocked Max at 2.0 GHz. Its come with Adreno 506 GPU.
Q: What about the rear and front camera on this device?
A: Redmi Y2 comes with 12+5MP rear AI Dual cameras, f/2.2, with Phase detection autofocus(PDAF) & LED flash. Whereas the front Camera is of 16 MP, ƒ/2.0, 79.8° wide-angle lens with Auto HDR, Beautify 4.0, AI portrait mode support. The rear camera is capable of recording video's at 1080p/720p video, 30fps.
Q: What is the battery capacity?
A: The battery capacity of this device is 3080/3000 mAh (typ/min) lithium-ion polymer.
Q: What is the screen size, screen resolution and pixel density of Redmi Y2 display?
A: Redmi Y2 has a 15.2cm (5.99") 18:9 HD+ Display. i.e 1440x720 Display Resolution with ~ 269ppi.
Q: Is it a dual SIM device?
A: Yes, Redmi Y2 support dual SIM.
Q: Which frequency bands do these SIM slots support?
A: Each SIM slots comprises of 4G with the following band specification:
Q: What are the SAR values?
A: India SAR 1g limit: 1.6W/kg
SAR Value: 1.115W/Kg
Q: What are the colour options while buying this device?
A: This device comes in Dark Grey, Gold and Rose Gold .
Q: What is the cost of Redmi Y2 and how to buy it?
A: Redmi Y2 is available exclusively on Amazon.in & Mi.com for ₹ 9,999 for 3/32GB & ₹ 12,999 for 4/64GB
Q: Which items will the Redmi Y2 package contain?
A: The Redmi Y2 package box contains Redmi Y2, Power adapter, Standard USB cable, Warranty card, User guide, SIM ejector tool.
Q: Is Xiaomi Redmi Y2 waterproof or water resistant?
Q: Does Redmi Y2 has an IR blaster?
Q: Does Redmi Y2 has a notification LED?
A: Yes it does has a notification light.
Q: Does Xiaomi Redmi Y2 support dual cards dual standby?
A: Yes it does.
Q: What's the type of charging port on Xiaomi Redmi Y2?
A: Xiaomi Redmi Y2 has a standard USB charging port.
Q: What about long reading sessions on this device?
A: Redmi Y2 offers ‘Read mode’ feature which cuts off the blue light and protects your eyes during long reading sessions.
Q: What about fingerprint scanner and Face Unlock on this device?
A: Fingerprint scanner, as well as Face Unlock feature is available !!!
Q: Do the screen have Cornilla Gorilla Glass?
A: No, it doesn't have a Gorilla glass screen
Q: What is charging time to full charge?
A: This device doesn't support Quick charge.
Q: Does Redmi Y2 support OTG?
A: Yes, Redmi Y2 supports OTG function. If you are trying to connect pen drive please ensure that the file system is FAT 32.
Q: How many sensors are available on this device?
A: The device is built with Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass sensors.
Q: Does this device has NFC?
Q: What are the WLAN specifications?
A: Redmi Y2 supports 802.11 b/g/n.
Q: Which Bluetooth version is available on this device?
A: Bluetooth Version v4.2, A2DP, LE is available on this device.
Q: What is the USSD code for hardware test to detect if there is some kind of hardware problem?
A: The USSD code to test hardware related problem on Redmi Y2: *#*#6484#*#*
Q: What is the RAM availability low on 1st boot?
A: It's been used by system app and apps which are running in the background.
Q: Does Redmi Y2 support Mi band 2?
A: Yes, Redmi Y2 supports Mi band. In order to manage your Mi Band on Redmi Y2, you need to download and install Mi Fit app.
Q: What about IMEI number?
A: You can find IMEI number on your box. You can also find it by dialling *#06# in the dialling pad.
Q: Which MIUI and Android version does Redmi Y2 provide out of the box?
A: Redmi Y2 comes with MIUI 9.5 out of the box along with Android v8.1 which can be upgraded to higher version via updater when available.
Q: How to connect Redmi Y2 to PC/Laptop?
A: Redmi Y2 can be connected to a PC/Laptop using micro USB cable.
Q: How to enable developer options and turn on USB-Debugging?
A: Go to Settings - About Phone - Tap on MIUI version repeatedly until a message pops up: 'Congratulations! You’re a developer.'
Q: What's the weight of Xiaomi Redmi Y2?
A: Redmi Y2 weighs 170g.
Q:Does Xiaomi Redmi Y2 support external memory card?
A: Yes it supports Micro SD card upto 256GB (VFAT Format)
Q. Is there a dedicated slot for Micro SD card?
A: Yes, Redmi Y2 comes with a dedicated Micro SD card slot.
Q: Will the Redmi Y2 bootloader be locked?
A: The answer is Yes. For obvious reason(s), this is to protect your device data security and protection. This is done to better incorporate with "Mi Cloud" services to "locate your device", in the unfortunate event if you lose your Redmi Y2. If you wish to unlock your bootloader, there is an available 'Mi Unlock' app available *However, we do not advise and encourage you to do so. So Please proceed at your own risk, and you are held responsible for your own device.
Q: Can I backup my DATA?
A: MIUI has got its own Backup app.
Steps to be followed:
Settings - Additional Settings - Backup & Reset - Local Backups - Backup [ Here you can select what you want to backup i.e. System, Apps, Accounts & Contacts.
Q: Is there any cloud storage available on this device?
A: Yes, Mi Cloud is linked to your Mi account. Once you login to your Mi account, you will be asked to backup your data and even you can find your lost device using Mi Cloud feature. You can access your cloud data remotely using https://i.mi.com/
Q: What to do if something goes wrong with my Redmi Y2?
A: You can post your queries on Mi Community forum and the moderators will attend to the same. If there is a physical damage/defect you can visit nearest service centre. The service centre details are available on http://www.mi.com/in/service/repair/
Q: What about Device Updates?
A-: For Updates, please refer to the Updater App on your Device.
Q: Will there be an Android upgrade for Redmi Y2?
A: Yes! But when it's upto to the developer team to decide.
Q: How can I adjust the duration of screen lock/off automatically?
A: In Settings - Lock Screen & Password - Sleep, you can change the duration of "Sleep".
Q: My compass is not calibrated correctly. How to calibrate my compass app again?
A: Go to Settings - Installed Apps, select Compass and press "Clear Data". Open the Compass App and calibrate again.
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