Xiaomi Redmi Y3 Specs and Price

Xiaomi Redmi Y3
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Redmi, a subsidiary of Chinese giant, Xiaomi is here with a smoking hot smartphone dubbed as the Xiaomi Redmi Y3. Entering the budget Y series, the device is the successor to the Xiaomi Redmi Y2 released last year. As we know, the Redmi Y series is designed for the Indian market, so also, the device was launched primarily for the Indian users.

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Xiaomi Redmi Y3 Key Specs and Features

  • 6.26-inch, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 720 x 1520 pixels
  • Android 9.0 Pie, MIUI 9
  • Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 632 CPU and 3GB/4GB RAM
  • 32GB/64GB built-in storage space, up to 512GB with a memory card
  • Dual 12MP + 2MP rear camera and a 32MP front camera
  • 4G LTE
  • Fingerprint scanner (rear)
  • 4, 000mAh non-removable Li-Po battery

Xiaomi Redmi Y3

Design and Display

Xiaomi overhauls the design language of the Y lineup with this smartphone. There’s the dotdrop notch that highlights the face of the smartphone. Round the back, a two-tone gradient furnish that refracts light rays is what Xiaomi calls the Aura Smoke design. Away from hues and saturation, the edges are curved for holding the smartphone better.

The phone is quite thick at 8.5mm thickness. In lieu of that, Xiaomi explains that the plastic wrapping was made thicker for the sake of more durability. Corning Gorilla Glass 5 safeguards the phone’s display. Speaking of the display, it employs the 720 x 1520 pixels resolution and 19:9 aspect ratio.

Battery and Camera

Redmi Y3 is powered by a non-removable Li-Po 4,000mAh battery. It’s enough to last you through a day and half on intensive browsing through social media and the Internet. More so, you can charge the phone sharply due to the Fast Charge 10W.

The entire camera package on the device consists of a dual rear setup and notched shooter. At the back, a 12MP shooter teams up with a 2MP depth sensor for photographic activities. An interesting 32MP frontal shooter performs its role of taking selfies as well as portrait images.

Hardware and Software

Fortunately, Qualcomm Snapdragon 632 was thrown into the mix of things. The chip comes loaded with Adreno 506 GPU for graphics workings. It also possesses an octa-core 1.8GHz processor. There are variations of 3GB and 4GB in the RAM sections while the internal storage is in 32GB and 64GB options. Redmi Y3 runs on Android 9.0 Pie OS and MIUI 9.

Xiaomi Redmi Y3 Pricing and Availability

The smartphone is for sale for about 45, 000 Naira for the 3GB variant while the 4GB model cost 55, 000 Naira depending on the deal and your location.

Xiaomi Redmi Y3 Specs

Here are a few specs of the Xiaomi Redmi Y3:

General Features

  • Platform: Android 9.0 Pie; MIUI 9
  • Processor: Octa-core (4×1.8 GHz Kryo 250 Gold & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 250 Silver) Qualcomm Snapdragon 632
  • GPU: Adreno 506
  • Memory: 3GB/4GB RAM
  • Colours: Elegant Blue, Bold Red, Prime Black
  • Dimension: 158.7 x 75.6 x 8.5 mm
  • Weight: 180g
  • SIM Type: Nano SIM
  • SIM Count: Dual SIM


  • Display: 6.26-inch, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 720 x 1520 pixels
  • Screen Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 5


  • Rear Camera: Dual 12MP + 2MP camera, 1080p [email protected]/60fps
  • Rear Camera Features: Autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama
  • Front Camera: 32MP camera, 1080p [email protected]


  • Built-in Storage: 32GB/64GB
  • Memory Card Support: Yes, up to 512GB
  • Bundled Cloud Storage: –

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: Yes
  • 2G CDMA 1X: –
  • 3G WCDMA: Yes
  • 3G CDMA EVDO: –
  • 4G LTE: LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
  • HSPA+: 42.2/5.76 Mbps
  • CDMA EVDO: –
  • 4G LTE: LTE-A (3CA) Cat 9 450/50Mbps
  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, wi-fi direct, dual-band
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes, v5.0 with A2DP, LE
  • NFC: –
  • Infrared Blaster: –
  • USB Port: USB Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-Go


  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Email Protocol: –


  • Music Player: MP3/WAV/eAAC+ player
  • Video Player: MP4/H.264 player
  • FM Radio: Yes
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes


  • Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
  • Maps: Yes

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass: Yes
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: Yes
  • Barometer: –
  • SpO2: –
  • Pedometer: –
  • Heart Rate Monitor: –
  • Gyroscope: Yes
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes (rear)
  • Iris Scanner: –
  • Face Unlock: Yes
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: –
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: –
  • Voice Control: –

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
  • Wireless Charging: –
  • Built-in Mobile Payment: –
  • Water Resistant: –
  • Dust Resistant: –
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: Yes


  • Battery: 4, 000mAh non-removable Li-Po battery
  • Talktime: –
  • Standby Time: –
  • Fast Charging: Yes
Paschal Okafor is NaijaTechGuide Team Lead. The article Xiaomi Redmi Y3 Specs and Price was written by Adekunle Adepoju. The article was last modified: September 1st, 2022
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