All you need to know about to Redmi Y1 & Y1 Lite

Xiaomi launched its newest Selfie phone series along with MIUI 9 Global Stabe Relales. “Redmi Y1 & Redmi Y1 Lite” recently at a special event in Capital of India Delhi. Xiaomi – Redmi Y. ‘Y’ as an alphabet stands for You, Youth – The Young You. The Xiaomi Redmi Y1 & lite both are powered by Qualcomm’s latest chip – the Snapdragon 435. And it’s also made in India product.

Redmi Y1 Lite is a device which delivers great performance and houses a big display, while Redmi Y1 offers something more – a selfie camera with flash and a bunch of superior specs. This series ensures premium build and great specs just like any other devices from the Redmi series. The newest version of MIUI 9 additionally comes with lots and lots of Optimizations will discuss in depth in later.

Redmi Y1
Selfie Optimization Demonstration!

It seems like Xiaomi put in a lot more efforts to enhance the front the camera than it present on any other Redmi series device. It captures more detailed and sharp images. Xiaomi claims that it works great in different lighting conditions with it’s LED selfie flash. Especially they added a dedicated SD Card slot too!


 Here is a quick spec summary of all the essential features you need to know about these devices.
Redmi Y1 Lite
Redmi Y1
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 Qualcomm Snapdragon 435
CPU Cores Quad core Octa core
ROM 16GB 32GB/64GB
SD card support Upto 128GB Upto 128GB
Display 5.5-inch HD (720p) 5.5-inch HD (720p)
Front Camera 5MP 16MP with selfie light
Rear Camera 13MP with flash 13MP with flash
SIM Support Dual SIM, Dual Standby (4G) Dual SIM, Dual Standby (4G)
Fingerprint Sensor No Yes
Battery 3080(typ) mAh 3080(typ) mAh
Price ₹6,999 for 2GB+16GB ₹8,999 for 3GB+32GB
₹10,999 for 4GB+64GB


Price & availability:

Both Redmi Y1 and Y1 Lite are available in two colour variants: Gold & Dark GreyIf you want to be the first one to get a hands-on experience of this amazing device, then mark your calendar for the first sale of Redmi Y1 and Y1 Lite. Both of these devices will be available exclusively on and Amazon.


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