“The Redmi Y3 is expected to be the third iteration of the company’s selfie-focused Y series”
Xiaomi sub-brand Redmi recently took the wraps off the budget Redmi 7 smartphone at its event in China. The brand now seems to be gearing up to refresh the lineup of its selfie-focused Y series. The exact timeline of that happening is not known at the moment, but the upcoming Redmi Y3 smartphone was recently spotted Wi-Fi certification site. The listing reveals that the device will be dubbed as Redmi Y3 and will bear the model number M1810F6G.
Since it’s a WiFi certification, it shares nothing except Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n support and Android version. The Redmi Y3 will come preloaded with the latest Android 9 Pie to take care of the software side of things, the listing shows. The handset will be the successor to the last year’s Redmi Y2 (review) smartphone and is likely to come with an impressive front camera shooter.
To recall, the Redmi Y2 was launched with a 16-megapixel AI selfie shooter. The phone was priced in the budget segment with its base 3GB RAM and 32GB storage variant retailing at Rs 8,999 and top-end 4GB RAM and 64GB option available at Rs 13,999. Other highlights include 5.99-inch HD+ 18:9 aspect ratio display, Snapdragon 625 chipset, dual 12-megapixel + 5-megapixel rear cameras, and 3,080mAh battery.
As stated above, the Redmi Y3 specifications are scarce at the moment. Early speculations are that it could boast of Snapdragon 660 chipset paired with up to 6GB of RAM and 128GB internal storage. The handset is likely to make its debut either next month or early Q2 2019.