Xiaomi has recently launched two new ultraaffordable Redmi phones i.e, Redmi Y1 and Redmi Y1 Lite. Redmi Y1 price in India is Rs.8,999 with 3GB RAM and 32GB storage, while the 4GB RAM and 64GB version will cost Rs 10,999. The Redmi Y1 Lite price in India is Rs 6,999 as it comes in only one configuration with 2GB RAM and 16GB internal storage . Redmi Y1 and Redmi Y1 Lite have emerged as the first pair of handsets in Xiaomi’s new range of Y series smartphones in India. The Redmi Y1 and Redmi Y1 Lite are targeted towards the youth looking for a big screen and the best selfie experience respectively. Both handsets will be available on AmazonAmazon India India and MI.com, and will go on sale on November 8th.
Redmi Y1 and Y1 Lite specifications and features
Redmi Y1 comes with a LED flash on the front and 16MP front camera with f/2.0 aperture, 76.4 degree wide-angle lens. The front shooter comes with 36 smart beautify profiles and can use the beautification feature in real time during video calls. The phone comes with a 5.5 inch HD(720X1280 pixels) displaying with Corning Gorilla Glass protection. The Redmi Y1 is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 octa-core processor paired with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage,which could be further expanded upto 128GB via microSD. The smartphone bears a 13MP camera with PDFA and dual-LED flash. This phone comes with Dual sim support and has standard connectivity options include 4G VoLTE. It is powered by 3080mAh battery. It weighs 153 grams, and measures 153×76.2×7.7mm. It bears a fingerprint sensor on the rear panel.The device comes with multi-color i.e, Gold and Dark Grey.
Coming to Redmi Y1 Lite, the phone has a 5.50-inch touchscreen display with 720×1280 pixels resolution. The device is backed by a 1.4 GHz Quadcore Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 processor with 2GB of RAM and 16GB as internal storage and can be expanded 128GB via microSD slot. It runs on Android 7.1 with MIUI 8, upgradable to MIUI 9 and is powered by a 3080 mAh non-removable battery. The phone has dimensions of 153×76.2×7.55mm and weights 150g. The device packs a 13MP rear camera with LED flash with PDFA. The smartphone also has a front-facing camera capable of shooting 5MP selfies. The device comes with Dual SIM and connectivity options include GPS, hotspot, Wifi, Bluetooth. This device doesn’t come with a fingerprint sensor. The phone comes with multi-colors i.e, Gold and Dark Grey.