Xiaomi Redmi Y1, Redmi Y1 Lite Launched in India: Price and Specifications
Xiaomi has launched the Redmi Y1 and Redmi Y1 Lite smartphones as the first members of its new Redmi Y-series, with the target audience as the youth of India. The biggest highlight of the Redmi Y1 is its 16-megapixel front camera, complete with a LED selfie light. The Redmi Y1 Lite is similar to Y1 in specifications but features a 5-megapixel camera in front, and it looks like a rebranded Redmi Note 5A.
Xiaomi Redmi Y1 specifications
The Xiaomi Redmi Y1’s biggest highlight, as we mentioned, is its 16-megapixel front camera. This comes with and LED selfie-light, for better selfies in low light conditions. The company is also touting the Beautify 3.0 feature on it, which helps beautify selfie photos. It bears a fingerprint sensor on the rear panel. The new phone has been launched in Gold and Dark Grey colour variants.
The dual-SIM Xiaomi Redmi Y1 runs MIUI 9, and sports a 5.5-inch HD (720×1280 pixels) display with Corning Gorilla Glass. It is powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 435 SoC, coupled with 3GB of RAM. The smartphone bears a 13-megapixel camera with PDAF and dual-LED flash.
There is 32GB of inbuilt storage on the Xiaomi Redmi Y1, which is expandable via microSD card (up to 128GB) with its own dedicated card slot. It has standard connectivity options, including 4G VoLTE. It is powered by a 3080mAh battery. It weighs 153 grams, and measures 153×76.2×7.7mm
Xiaomi Redmi Y1 Lite specifications
Coming to the Redmi Y1 Lite, the phone has a 5.5-inch HD screen, MIUI 9 software, and 1.4GHz quad-core Snapdragon 425 processor. This dual Nano SIM phone has a dedicated microSD card slot and supports storage expansion up to 128GB. The resolution for the rear camera is 13-megapixel, with LED flash and PDAF, while the front camera has a 5-megapixel sensor. Its battery capacity is 3080mAh, and it features an IR blaster as well.