No. Redmi Y2 does not have the Gorilla Glass protection.
Yes, Redmi Y2 does have a dedicated MicroSD card slot. You can use 2 sim cards and a memory card at the same time.
Yes, Redmi Y2 does have the EIS for the video recording.
Yes, Redmi Y2 does have the IR blaster.
Yes, Redmi Y2 does have the Mi remote.
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.