Xiaomi Redmi Y2 spotted at Geekbench with 3GB RAM, Android 8.1 Oreo


The Chinese smartphone maker, Xiaomi has scheduled an event in India on June 7th, where the firm is said to launch a new smartphone — the Redmi S2. It was being speculated that the device could be dubbed as the Redmi Y2 in India. And now, it has made an appearance at Geekbench where the ‘Redmi Y2 naming scheme has basically been confirmed. It has managed to score 843 points in the single-core test, and 4196 points in the multi-core test. Let’s dive in to see what more the Geekbench listing reveals.

Xiaomi Redmi Y2: Geekbench

Going by the listing revealed by Geekbench, we can see that there’s no mention of the SoC being used. However, the clock speed of the processor is shown to be 2.02GHz. We can assume that the processor is none other than Snapdragon 625, the same SoC which is powering the Redmi S2. The smartphone is packing 3GB of RAM and is running Android 8.1 Oreo. Apart from the 3GB RAM variant, we are quite sure that 2GB and 4GB RAM models exist as well, which would be paired with 16GB and 64GB of storage respectively. And that’s all the details we can gather from the result as of now. Read ahead if you are interested in knowing what else the phone could offer.

Xiaomi Redmi Y2: Rumoured Features

Assuming the Redmi S2 launches as the Redmi Y2 in India, the device will indeed ship with a 5.99-inch 18:9 display that will have a 1440 x 720 HD+ resolution. The screen will sport 2.5D curved glass covering on top, along with a peak brightness of 450 nits and a contrast ratio of 1000:1. In terms of optics, the smartphone will feature a dual rear-facing camera that will consist of 12-megapixel and 5-megapixel sensors. On the other hand, the front camera will have a 16-megapixel resolution sensor which will be accompanied by a soft LED flash.

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Connectivity-wise, the handset will offer dual-SIM support, Wi-Fi 802/11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2 Low Energy, GPS, microUSB 2.0 charging port, IR blaster, and 4G VoLTE. The smartphone will pack a 3080mAh battery and might come in Rose Gold, Champagne Gold, and Platinum Silver colour options.

As far as the pricing and avaibility of the device is concerned, we shall get to learn more details regarding the same at Xiaomi’s event scheduled for June 7th.