Xiaomi Redmi Y1 Pros and Cons

Xiaomi Redmi Y1 Pros and Cons
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Recently, Mi aka Xiaomi India has launched its budget-friendly smartphone named Xiaomi Redmi Y1 as well as Redmi Y1 Lite smartphones in India. The pricing for the Redmi Y1 starts at Rs. 8,999/- and it comes with a decent bunch of features.

Key Specifications of Xiaomi Redmi Y1

Display5.5-inch HD IPS with 2.5D Curved Glass
Processor1.3GHz, Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 Octa-Core
OSAndroid 7.1.2 (Nougat)
Storage32GB / 64GB
Camera13MP Rear / 16MP Front
Fingerprint ScannerYes
Battery3080 mAh
Pricing(3GB/32GB) Rs. 8,999/- and (4GB/64GB) 10,999/-

Know More Xiaomi Redmi Y1 and Redmi Y1 Lite Smartphones (India Launch).
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Xiaomi Redmi Y1 Pros and Cons (Advantages and Disadvantages)

Xiaomi Redmi Y1 Pros (Advantages, Pros, Merits)

  • Android 7.1.2 (Nougat) Operating System
  • 3GB / 32GB and 4GB / 64GB Variants
  • 16-Megapixel Front Selfie Camera With Flash (f/2.0)
  • Dedicated Dual-SIM Slots and Separate Slot For MicroSD Card
  • Fingerprint Scanner (rear)
  • 5.5-inch HD Display / 2.5D Curved Glass
  • Nice and Sleek Design
  • Long List of Sensors

Xiaomi Redmi Y1 Cons (Disadvantages, Cons, Demerits)

  • Snapdragon 435 Octa-Core Processor: Not for heavy gamers
  • Non-backlit touch capacitive buttons
  • No 4K video recording
  • Average 13-Megapixel Rear Camera


Xiaomi Redmi Y1 is not only a good looking device for the money but moreover, you get an amazing front 16-Megapixel camera with LED flash, with adequate RAM as well as storage and decent performance.
However, those who are looking for a gaming phone this might not suit your requirement. Although, it can get away with most of the popular games like modern strike online, Asphalt Xtreem: Rally Racing and others.

Redmi Y1 will be available on Amazon and Xiaomi’s India website in two variants 3GB / 32GB model at Rs. 8,999/- and 4GB / 64GB model at Rs. 10,999/- at 12 pm on 15th November.



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