Redmi Y1 & Redmi Y1 Lite are the two budget smartphones, that have been launched by the Xiaomi in India in Y series. The Y1 model is available in two memory variants – 3GB RAM + 32GB ROM and 4GB RAM + 64GB ROM while the Y1 lite model is only available wiith 2GB RAM + 16GB ROM.
Redmi Y1 series smartphones are specially launched to target the youth of the Nation. Have a look at the full phone specifications of Redmi Y1 Lite and Redmi Y1 below.
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Xiaomi Redmi Y1 & Redmi Y1 Lite Features
Redmi Y1 is bit constlier than the Y1 lite hence it offers better specifications. The Y1 model is a selfie smarthphone that is specially designed for selfie lovers. In addition to that the Redmi Y1 features more storage as compare to Lite version.
- 16 MP Front Face Selfie Camera in Redmi Y1.
- 2x Nano SIM + Dedicated micro SD Card Slot.
- HD Display with Corning Gorilla Glass
- 4G Connectivity with VoLTE Support.
- Runs on Android Nougat Operating System.
- MIUI 9 is Loaded with System-Level Customization & Optimizations.
Y1 is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 octa core processor with Adreno 505 GPU. It features 5.5 inches display with 1280 x 720 pixels resolution, 2.5D curved glass, and Corning Gorilla Glass protection.
It is available in the two storage options – 3GB RAM + 32GB ROM and 4GB RAM and 64GB ROM. You can also expand the storage via the dedicated micro SD card slot.
The handset is running MIUI 9 based on Android Nougat and houses a 3080 mAh battery. It weighs 153 grams and it is 7.7mm thick.
It is a selfie smartphone, comes with a 16MP camera on the front with LED Selfie Light and a 13MP resolution (f/2.2 aperture) camera on the rear with flash.
The connectivity features of Redmi Y1 phone are – 4G, VoLTE, GPS, Wi-Fi, micro USB 2.0, 3.5mm audio jack, and Bluetooth.
Apart from this, the new Y series handset offers a finger print sensor on the back and IR blaster. Fingerprint sensor enhances the security and unlocks the sensitive files at the touch of your fingertips.
Xiaomi Redmi Y1 Lite Specifications
Redmi Y1 Lite phone is a downgraded version of Y1. The specifications of Y1 Lite are nearly same as Y1 except the front face camera, processor, storage, and fingerprint sensor.
Redmi Y1 Lite features a 5 MP front face camera, Snapdragon 425 Quad-Core processor, 2GB RAM, and 16GB ROM. There is no fingerprint sensor; however the device features an Infrared sensor.
Xiaomi Redmi Y1 & Redmi Y1 Lite Price
Both Y series handsets will be available in the Gold and Dark Gray color options. You can buy them online via the Amazon.in or mi.com/in/ official sites! Here are the prices:
- Redmi Y1 3GB RAM + 32GB ROM model is priced at INR 8,999 in India.
- 4GB RAM + 64GB ROM model is priced at INR 10,999.
- Redmi Y1 Lite 2GB RAM + 16GB ROM model is priced at INR 6,999 only.