Xiaomi India has launched two new budget-oriented and selfie-focused smartphones called Xiaomi Redmi Y1 and Redmi Y1 Lite in India. Xiaomi Redmi Y1 is the higher-end devices starting at a price point of Rs. 8,999/- whereas, the Y1 Lite is the lower-end model which is priced at Rs. 6,999/-.
Xiaomi Redmi Y1 features a 5.5-inch HD 720p display with corning gorilla glass and it is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 Octa-Core processor clocked at 1.4GHz backed by 3GB / 4GB RAM. There is 32GB / 64GB of internal storage which can also be expanded via microSD card.
Redmi Y1 is having a 13-Megapixel rear camera with LED flash and for selfies, there is a 16-Megapixel front facing camera supported with a front LED flash.
It is a dual-SIM smartphone and can carry a microSD card separately and you will also get a fingerprint scanner along with a 3080 mAh non-removable battery.
Talking about the more affordable device Xiaomi Redmi Y1 Lite priced at 6,999/- INR features a 5.5-inch HD display and it is powered by a 1.4GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 Quad-Core processor along with Adreno 308 GPU and 2GB of RAM. There is 16GB of internal storage which can also be expanded up to 128GB using a microSD card.
Y1 Lite is equipped with a 13-Megapixel rear camera with PDAF, LED flash and on the front, there is a 5-Megapixel camera with f/2.0 aperture and face recognition. It is a dual SIM handset and it packs a 3080 mAh battery.
Both the devices run on Android 7.1 (Nougat) operating system and will go on sale on 8th November, 12 pm onwards in gold and dark grey color options exclusively on Mi India websites.
Key Specifications and Features of Xiaomi Redmi Y1 and Redmi Y1 Lite
|Xiaomi Redmi Y1 | 3GB + 32GB Model Price Rs. 8,999/- / 4GB + 64GB Model Price 10,999/-||Xiaomi Redmi Y1 Lite | Price Rs. 6,999/-|
|5.5-inch HD Display||5.5-inch HD Display|
|Snapdragon 435 Octa-Core Processor||Snapdragon 425 Quad-Core Processor|
|Adreno 505 GPU||Adreno 308 GPU|
|3GB / 4GB RAM||2GB RAM|
|13MP Rear / 16MP Front Cameras||13MP Rear / 5MP Front Cameras|
|32GB / 64GB & MicroSD||16GB / MicroSD|
|Dual SIM||Dual SIM|
|Fingerprint Scanner, Infrared||Infrared|
|3080 mAh Battery||3080 mAh Battery|