Yes, Redmi Y2 does have the fingerprint scanner & face unlock, too.
Yes, Redmi Y2 does have the IR remote option.
Yes, Redmi Y2 does have the front camera flash.
No. Redmi Y2 does not have the Gorilla Glass protection.
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.