Yes, Redmi Y2 can support split screen.
Yes, Redmi Y2 does have the Mi remote.
Yes, Redmi Y2 does have the portrait mode for the rear camera. The front camera does not have the portrait mode.
Yes, Redmi Y2 does have the support for Miracast.
The Xiaomi Redmi Y2 is a slightly better attempt at a selfie-focused smartphone than the model it replaces. It has proven hardware that is capable of delivering a smooth user experience, plus MIUI 9.5 which has a lot of added features.