Xiaomi Redmi Y3 coming soon; Redmi S3 could be heading to China


Xiaomi’s Global VP and Managing Director for India, Manu Kumar Jain has revealed through a tweet that a new Redmi phone is coming. Followed by a series of clues from his tweet, an educated guess leads to the upcoming selfie-centric Xiaomi Y-series smartphone. This might mean that he is teasing the arrival of the 32-megapixel selfie camera enabled Redmi Y3 smartphone.

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In his tweet, Jain claimed that he took 32 selfies with the new smartphone. However, managed to maintain the secrecy of the phone model. Earlier, Redmi President for China had asked Redmi fans that whether the company should be releasing a phone with a 32-megapixel selfie camera. Therefore, it appears that the Redmi Y3 could be the first smartphone from the company to arrive with a 32-megapixel selfie camera. The smartphone may launch as Redmi S3 in China. While the Redmi Y3 will be the Redmi Y2 in India, the Redmi S3 could be replacing the Redmi S2 phone from last year.



In recent smartphone leaks, it was revealed that Xiaomi may launch the Redmi Y3 phone in India. This arrival is expected after the launch of the Redmi 7 smartphone in India. Hence, there is a possibility that Xiaomi may announce the Redmi 7 phone within this month following the reveal of Redmi Y3 smartphone in the coming month. The Y3 phone has already bagged Wi-Fi certification. Some market may receive the same smartphone as Redmi 7 Pro.

Leaked Specifications

Trusted authentic and credible sources, report that the Redmi Y3 could be equipped with 32-megapixel Samsung ISOCELL Bright GD1 sensor. The exquisite Bright GD1 sensor was unleashed along with 48-megapixel ISOCELL Bright GM1 sensor in October 2018. There are various smartphones using the Bright GD1 sensors. These smartphones include Huawei P30, P30 Pro, Vivo V15 Pro and Samsung Galaxy A70 having a 32-megapixel selfie camera. The selfie-snapping senor could be available on the Redmi Y3 smartphone. The GD1 senor will be also available on some of the other upcoming phones such as Honor 20i, Honor 20 and Honor 20 Pro smartphones.

Currently, the entire speculations on the specifications of the smartphone are rumors and leaks. According to numerous speculations, the handset may sport a waterdrop-style notched display.