7.2/10
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The Xiaomi Redmi Y3 currently has an Informr score of 7.2 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 10 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.


Operating system
Android
Processor
1.8 GHz
Screen Size
6.26"
Camera
12+ MP


What the Critics Are Saying...


Smartprix

The Xiaomi Redmi Y3 should appeal to such selfie enthusiasts who have somehow stayed away from its remarkably successful Note series. The Redmi Note 7 that retails for the same price has a better chipset, superior performance, fast charging support, and uses more premium materials in its constructio...

- Deepak Rajawat, Smartprix
Gizbot

If you are always clicking selfies, shooting videos with front-camera for social media platforms, Redmi Y3 is the best smartphone to buy in sub 10K price-segment. The handset offers impressive self-portraits, latest software, long-lasting battery life and a dedicated microSD card slot so that you do...

- Rohit Arora, Gizbot
India Today

Well if you are looking for a phone with the best possible selfie camera under Rs 15,000, go for the Redmi Y3. In addition to that superb front camera, the Redmi Y3 offers good design and incredible battery life.

- Sneha Saha, India Today
NDTV

If you find yourself obsessively taking pictures of yourself for Instagram throughout the day, then you might be willing to compromise on the specifications, just for a better front camera. While not perfect, we did find the Redmi Y3 to have an edge over competition such as the Redmi Note 7 and Asus...

- Roydon Cerejo, NDTV
The Indian Express

Redmi Y3 is a good smartphone overall, with decent looks, good performance, rear cameras and battery. With Redmi Y3, the unique point lies with the selfie camera. But one has to remember at this price, one can easily get a phone with a full HD+ display, even from Xiaomi’s own range of devices. In ou...

- Karanveer Singh Arora, The Indian Express


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Xiaomi released the Redmi Y3 on April 24, 2019.


Xiaomi backs up the Redmi Y3 with a 1 Year parts & labour warranty.


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Screen Size
6.26"

The Xiaomi Redmi Y3's screen size is 6.26 inches with 720 x 1520 pixels resolution.

Processor
1.8 GHz

There is a Qualcomm SDM632 Snapdragon 632 (14 nm) Octa-core 1.8 GHz processor (CPU).

OS

The phone runs on the Android 9.0 Pie operating system (OS).

Camera
12+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 12+ megapixel camera.

There is also a secondary front facing camera with 32+ megapixels resolution.

Storage
32/64 GB

Internal memory is 32/64 GB. An external, MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC (up to 512 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.

Battery
4000mAh

The phone is powered by a Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol), 4000 mAh battery.

Redmi Y3 Specs

Overview
Release date April 24, 2019
Regions available India
Networks
GSM:
850/900/1800/1900 MHz
UMTS:
850/900/1900/2100 MHz
LTE:
1700/1900/700/2100 /800/850/900/1800/2600 MHz
Data:
GPRS, EDGE, HSPA+, LTE
SIM card Nano-SIM
Dual SIM Yes
Operating System Android 9.0 Pie

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Processor Qualcomm SDM632 Snapdragon 632 (14 nm) Octa-core 1.8 GHz
Internal Flash Memory 32/64 GB
RAM 3/4 GB
ROM No
GPS Type A-GPS
Digital compass Yes
Flightmode Yes
Hearing Aid Compatible Unknown
TTY/TDD Unknown
Noise Cancellation Yes
SAR Unknown
Languages English
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included USB Power Adapter, Manual, Carrying case, Data Cable
Power & battery
Type Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol)
Battery Capacity 4000 mAh
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging Yes
Video Playback Time Unknown
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Unknown
Internet Use (Celluar) Unknown
Talk Time Unknown
Standby Time Unknown
Physical Characteristics
Design type Bar
Multi-Use Smart Phone / PDA Yes
Material Plastic
Colors Prime Black, Elegant Blue, Bold Red
Dimensions [H x W x D] 15.87 x 7.56 x 0.85 cm (6.3 x 3 x 0.3 in)
Weight 180 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof No
Rugged design No
IP Rating No
Antenna Type Internal
Changeable Faceplates No
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (IPS)
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution 720 x 1520 pixels
Pixel density 269 pixels
Size 6.26 inches
3D No
Secondary Display No
Sensors Ambient Light, Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer, Gyroscope
Graphics Yes
Themes Yes
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification Yes
Screen Orientation Lock Yes
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features P2i nano-coating, Splash resistant, Capacitive touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key No
Mute Key No
Input Type Touchscreen
Navigation Type Multi-Touch
Predictive Text Entry Yes
Physical keyboard No
Voicemail Key No
Any Key Answer No
Voice Commands Yes
Keypad/Screen Lock Yes
External Volume Control Yes
External Media Playback Controls No
Fingerprint Sensor Yes
Call Management
Wi-Fi Calling Unknown
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Yes
Contact List Capacity Depends on system memory
Multiple Numbers Per Contact Email address, Other fields
Contact Groups Yes
Auto Answer Unknown
Voice Activated Dialing Yes
Photo Caller ID Yes
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browser Yes
Email Client Yes
Email Protocols POP3, IMAP, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
Additional Email Features
Messaging SMS, MMS
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Connectivity
USB Micro-USB 2.0
USB OTG Support Yes
Infrared Yes
Bluetooth 4.2
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP
Bluetooth Audio Codecs No
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
Mobile Hotspot Yes
WiMAX No
Memory Expansion Slot Yes
Expansion Slot Info MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC (up to 512 GB)
PC Synchronization OTA
TV Out No
DLNA Support Unknown
NFC Unknown
UMA Support No
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Java Applications No
Brew Applications No
ECML / Digital Wallet Unknown
PictBridge No
Camera
Main Camera
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.2
Resolution
12+ megapixels
Dual lens
Yes
Zoom
Yes
Flash
Yes (Dual LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info
Auto focus, Face detection, Geotagging, Image stabilization, ISO, Multi-shot, Panorama, Self-timer, White balance, HDR, Dual camera feature (2MP second camera, depth sensor), gyro-EIS
Video Recording Formats
MPEG-4
Video Recording Parameters
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels), 30 fps
Front Camera
Resolution
32+ megapixels
Zoom
Additional Front Camera Info
Effects, Face detection, Image stabilization, Self-timer, f/2.2, HDR, EIS, Face unlock, AI Beautify 4.0, AI Portrait mode, Palm shutter, Screen flash with auto adjust color temperature, 4-in-1 remosaic
Video Recording Parameters
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels), 30 fps
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats AAC, AAC+, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, eAAC+, MIDI, MP3, MP4, OGG, WMA, WAV
Radio Yes (FM)
Video Playback Yes
Video Playback Formats 3GP / 3GPP, AVI, DivX, MKV, MPEG-4, XviD
Mobile TV No
Streaming Video Yes
External Speakers Yes
Headset Jack 3.5mm
Custom Ringtones Yes
Vibration Alert Yes
Downloadable Ringtones Yes
Ringtone Composer No
Ringer ID Yes
Haptic Feedback Vibration Yes
Speakerphone Yes
Apps
To-Do / Task List Unknown
Calendar Yes
World Clock Yes
Alarm Yes
Stop Watch Yes
Timer Yes
Calculator Yes
Currency Converter Unknown
Document Viewer Yes
Weather Yes
Stocks Unknown
Maps Yes
NotePad Unknown
Voice Memos / Recorder Yes
Games Downloadable
Apps Downloadable
Included Software / Apps
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Critic Reviews


Smartprix

For selfie enthusiasts

from Smartprix

The Xiaomi Redmi Y3 should appeal to such selfie enthusiasts who have somehow stayed away from its remarkably successful Note series. The Redmi Note 7 that retails for the same price has a better chipset, superior performance, fast charging support, and uses more premium materials in its construc...More

The Xiaomi Redmi Y3 should appeal to such selfie enthusiasts who have somehow stayed away from its remarkably successful Note series. The Redmi Note 7 that retails for the same price has a better chipset, superior performance, fast charging support, and uses more premium materials in its construction, and the Redmi Y3 is an alternative that offers a relatively more ergonomic design, dedicated card slot, and a better selfie camera.

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Gizbot

Strictly for selfie-lovers

from Gizbot

If you are always clicking selfies, shooting videos with front-camera for social media platforms, Redmi Y3 is the best smartphone to buy in sub 10K price-segment. The handset offers impressive self-portraits, latest software, long-lasting battery life and a dedicated microSD card slot so that you...More

If you are always clicking selfies, shooting videos with front-camera for social media platforms, Redmi Y3 is the best smartphone to buy in sub 10K price-segment. The handset offers impressive self-portraits, latest software, long-lasting battery life and a dedicated microSD card slot so that you don't have to compromise on connectivity and storage. The 1080p video at 30fps with EIS is a very handy feature for content creators who are tight on the budget.

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India Today

Great selfies and long battery life

from India Today

Well if you are looking for a phone with the best possible selfie camera under Rs 15,000, go for the Redmi Y3. In addition to that superb front camera, the Redmi Y3 offers good design and incredible battery life.

Read full review

Well if you are looking for a phone with the best possible selfie camera under Rs 15,000, go for the Redmi Y3. In addition to that superb front camera, the Redmi Y3 offers good design and incredible battery life.

Read full review

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NDTV

Overall performance is decent but not too competitive at this price

from NDTV

If you find yourself obsessively taking pictures of yourself for Instagram throughout the day, then you might be willing to compromise on the specifications, just for a better front camera. While not perfect, we did find the Redmi Y3 to have an edge over competition such as the Redmi Note 7 and A...More

If you find yourself obsessively taking pictures of yourself for Instagram throughout the day, then you might be willing to compromise on the specifications, just for a better front camera. While not perfect, we did find the Redmi Y3 to have an edge over competition such as the Redmi Note 7 and Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 when it comes to selfies, especially in low-light. On the other hand, if you only take selfies casually now and then, you would find the Redmi Note 7 or Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 to be better value than the Redmi Y3. Both phones have much better displays, more powerful processors, and slightly better rear cameras.

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The Indian Express

Good cameras, battery life and performance

from The Indian Express

Redmi Y3 is a good smartphone overall, with decent looks, good performance, rear cameras and battery. With Redmi Y3, the unique point lies with the selfie camera. But one has to remember at this price, one can easily get a phone with a full HD+ display, even from Xiaomi’s own range of devices....More

Redmi Y3 is a good smartphone overall, with decent looks, good performance, rear cameras and battery. With Redmi Y3, the unique point lies with the selfie camera. But one has to remember at this price, one can easily get a phone with a full HD+ display, even from Xiaomi’s own range of devices. In our view, that might be the better decision.

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BGR

Good cameras, refreshing design

from BGR

For the price, the Redmi Y3 is a good upgrade over last year’s Redmi Y2. You get a better and refreshing design, an efficient chipset, and more. The selfie camera and dual rear cameras are good for a smartphone in this price range. It also offers a good battery life. I only wish Xiaomi would ha...More

For the price, the Redmi Y3 is a good upgrade over last year’s Redmi Y2. You get a better and refreshing design, an efficient chipset, and more. The selfie camera and dual rear cameras are good for a smartphone in this price range. It also offers a good battery life. I only wish Xiaomi would have gone with a slightly better chipset. Even the low-light performance of the cameras could have been better. 

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Gadgets Now

Solid, reliable and affordable

from Gadgets Now

A sturdy ‘Aura Prism’ design, long battery life, fluid gaming and impressive overall camera performance are the strengths of Redmi Y3. The weaknesses include the night and low-light shots, slow charging and heating issues that crop up after prolonged usage. However, under Rs 10k, the phone gi...More

A sturdy ‘Aura Prism’ design, long battery life, fluid gaming and impressive overall camera performance are the strengths of Redmi Y3. The weaknesses include the night and low-light shots, slow charging and heating issues that crop up after prolonged usage. However, under Rs 10k, the phone gives you a 1.8Ghz Snapdragon 632 processor and a competent camera setup (both front and back) that shoots splendidly in the day and illuminated conditions. The security options like face unlock work quickly and the phone gives a good audio performance. 

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Deccan Chronicle

Offers great value coupled with a stellar front-facing shooter

from Deccan Chronicle

The handset is designed beautifully with one needing a double-take to see if it’s actually polycarbonate, this in itself puts it head over shoulders above the competition. With the Y3 priced this competitively, Xiaomi has once again successfully managed to walk the fine line between offering va...More

The handset is designed beautifully with one needing a double-take to see if it’s actually polycarbonate, this in itself puts it head over shoulders above the competition. With the Y3 priced this competitively, Xiaomi has once again successfully managed to walk the fine line between offering value for money and throwing in a camera sensor that’s not yet witnessed at this price point.

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NDTV

For photography enthusiasts

from NDTV

Xiaomi has given the Redmi Y3 a major design and hardware upgrade compared to its predecessor. This phone also boasts of some neat software tricks to enhance photos, with a special focus on selfies. The successor to the Redmi Y2 has a different take on gradient designs, and packs some impressive imaging hardware for its price.

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Xiaomi has given the Redmi Y3 a major design and hardware upgrade compared to its predecessor. This phone also boasts of some neat software tricks to enhance photos, with a special focus on selfies. The successor to the Redmi Y2 has a different take on gradient designs, and packs some impressive imaging hardware for its price.

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Firstpost

The best selfie phone on a budget

from Firstpost

The Redmi Y3 is a fitting successor to last year’s Redmi Y2 (review), offering a unique selfie camera experience on a budget. The phone certainly offers everything you'd expect in a sub-Rs 10,000 smartphone - good cameras, a capable chipset, two-day battery life and an appealing design. Apart...More

The Redmi Y3 is a fitting successor to last year’s Redmi Y2 (review), offering a unique selfie camera experience on a budget. The phone certainly offers everything you'd expect in a sub-Rs 10,000 smartphone - good cameras, a capable chipset, two-day battery life and an appealing design. Apart from the average display and ad-laden software experience there very little to complain about here.

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