Xiaomi, the Chinese smartphone manufacturer company today launched the Redmi Y1 and Y1 Lite smartphones from its portfolio of the newly announced ‘Y’ series which is targeted at the youth. the highlight feature of both the device is its 16-megapixel front facing selfie camera with LED selfie light.
Redmi Y1 Specification
Coming to specifications, the Dual-SIM Redmi Y1 bears a 5.5-inch HD (720 x 1280 p) display with 2.5D curved glass and corning gorilla glass protection. the device is powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 435 SoC, coupled with 3GB/4GB of RAM and comes with 32GB/64GB of inbuilt storage, which is also expandable up-to 128GB via microSD card. the device runs on MIUI 9 based on Android 7.0 Nougat update which supports three major style notifications which are multiple styles, bundling notifications and quick replies. the device is also packed with infrared sensor and is backed by 3,080 mAh Battery which will last easily for a day.
On the optics front, the device comes 16-megapixel front facing selfie shooter along with the LED selfie-light and Beautify 3.0 algorithm which enhanced selfies. the device also sports 13-megapixel camera with F/2.0 aperture, PDAF and Dual-LED flash.
The device measures at 153 x 76.2 x 7.7 mm and weights at 153 grams.
The Redmi Y1 is priced at Rs. 8,999 for the 3GB RAM and 32GB storage variant.while, the 4GB RAM and 64GB storage variant is priced at Rs. 10,999.
Redmi Y1 Lite
Coming to the smaller sibling, The Dual-SIM Redmi Y1 Lite bears a 5.5-inch HD display with corning gorilla glass protection. the device is powered by an 64-bit quad-core Snapdragon 425 processor and comes with 2GB RAM and 16GB on-board storage, expandable up-to 128GB via MicroSD card. the device also runs on MIUI 9 based on Android 7.0 Nougat update and is backed by a 3,080 mAh battery. the device is also packed with IR-Blaster sensor.
On the optics front, the device comes 13-megapixel rear camera with F/2.0 aperture, Phase Detection AutoFocus and LED flash. the device sports 5-megapixel selfie shooter.
The Redmi Y1 Lite is priced at Rs. 6,999. both, the devices will be available via Amazon India and Mi.com starting from November 8. the devices will be also available via all offline channels.If you like our report please share your support by subscribing to our community on Facebook, Twitter, Telegram or Flipboard. you can also join our support group Smartphone Assistant for any queries related to your devices