Xiaomi Redmi Y3 review: Solid, reliable and affordable

HIGHLIGHTS Redmi Y3 sports a 32-megapixel front camera with EIS support The new Redmi Y-series phone packs a 4,000mAh battery…

Xiaomi Redmi Y3 review: Solid, reliable and affordable
Xiaomi Redmi Y3 review: Solid, reliable and affordable


  • Redmi Y3 sports a 32-megapixel front camera with EIS support
  • The new Redmi Y-series phone packs a 4,000mAh battery
  • Redmi Y3 is powered by the octa-core Snapdragon 632 SoC


Xiaomi has lifted the spreads off the Redmi 7 and the Redmi Y3. While the Redmi 7 makes a case for the title of the best spending all-rounder, the Redmi Y3 is proposed to take into account photography aficionados. Much the same as the Redmi 7, Xiaomi has given the Redmi Y3 a noteworthy structure and equipment overhaul contrasted with its ancestor. This telephone likewise gloats of some slick programming traps to improve photographs, with a unique spotlight on selfies. Xiaomi has evaluated the Redmi Y3 beginning at Rs. 9,999 in India. The successor to the Redmi Y2 has an alternate interpretation of inclination plans, and packs some noteworthy imaging equipment at its cost. We invested some energy with Xiaomi’s most recent Y-arrangement offering at the dispatch occasion, and here are our underlying impressions.

The Redmi Y3 ₹ 9,999 is a distinct takeoff from its ancestor’s svelte metallic body, as it parades an inclination surface with slight lines running vertically over the back board, to some degree comparative what we saw on the Vivo V15 Pro ₹ 24,447.  Xiaomi claims that the completion has been accomplished affability of a 7-layer testimony procedure, and is calling this its Aura Prism plan. The Redmi Y3 has been propelled in Prime Black, Bold Red, and Elegant Red shading choices.

The shading movements look lovely on the Redmi Y3 when light falls on it at various edges, yet for people who favor a downplayed structure, the Prime Black variation is the one for them. Engaging looks aside, the Redmi Y3 is a unique mark magnet, and furthermore draws in smears and soil rather rapidly. It stays to be perceived how the gadget will deal with scrape marks, as Xiaomi has not said anything regarding a defensive covering for the back panel.To shield the gadget from unplanned fluid sprinkles, there is a P2i hydrophobic covering, much the same as on the Redmi 7. The bended back board makes this gadget feel good to hold, however it is additionally very slippery.

Xiaomi is cutting the bezels over its whole cell phone lineup for showcase indents for a progressively vivid encounter, and the Redmi Y3 is no special case. The most recent Redmi Y-arrangement model packs a 6.26-inch HD+ (720×1520 pixels) show with a 19:9 perspective proportion and a waterdrop score — or a Dot Not, in Xiaomi’s language.The show is secured by Corning Gorilla Glass 5 and has 2.5D adjusted edges.

As far as we can tell with this telephone, we found that the showcase rendered punchy hues and the review points were better than average too, be that as it may, we didn’t get the opportunity to utilize it under sunlight.The key feature of the Redmi Y3 is, obviously, its cameras. The front snapper has a 32-megapixel sensor; a noteworthy update over the Redmi Y2. The help for EIS (Electric Image Stabilization) in recordings is an incredible reward, as is the 80-degree field of view and auto-HDR mode.

The sensor utilizes pixel binning for example it joins four pixels into a solitary huge pixel to acquire all the more light. We took a couple selfies at the dispatch occasion. They appeared to be sufficiently bright, and protests in center were featured great, however edge subtleties were fairly missing, however we will hold last judgment until we’ve gotten the opportunity to invest more energy with the Redmi Y3 as a feature of our audit process. MIUI 10 dependent on Android Pie handles things on the product side.

We gave some performing multiple tasks a shot the Redmi Y3 demo units and found that the telephone took care of itself easily, however we’ll before long test in general execution all the more completely in our survey. Another slight disillusionment is the Micro-USB port on the Redmi Y3, considering the way that the Redmi Note 7 sports a USB Type-C port at a similar value point.The identical estimating of the Redmi Y3 and the Redmi Note 7 will clearly confound potential purchasers, however here is the expansive diagram – the Redmi Y3 is focused at people who take a ton of photographs and need them to look great, while the Redmi Note 7 is an all-rounder with all the more handling force.

We will before long test the Redmi Y3’s camera execution, everyday utilization, battery perseverance, and other key parameters in our full audit to see if it merits its asking cost. Stay tuned to Gadgets 360 for our Redmi Y3 audit, coming up soon.