Xiaomi has launched a new budget-oriented “Redmi Y” series smartphone Redmi Y1 at an event in India. Let’s check out the specs of this device.
Xiaomi Redmi Y1 Specifications
Xiaomi Redmi Y1 comes with 5.5-inch HD display with 2.5D curved glass on the top and the resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. The display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass protection. The device is made out of aluminium alloy frame with metal-like finish at the back. Y1 is powered by 1.4GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 435 chipset with Adreno 505 GPU. The handset comes in two variants: 3GB RAM with 32GB storage and 4GB RAM with 64GB storage. The storage can be upgraded up to 128GB using microSD card. Out of the box, Redmi Y1 runs on Android 7.1.2 Nougat with MIUI 8 which is upgradable to MIUI 9.
Coming to the camera specs, Redmi Y1 features a 13MP rear camera with f/2.2 aperture, LED Flash, and PDAF. While the front-facing camera is a 16MP snapper which comes with LED flash, f/2.0 aperture, and 76.4-degree wide-angle lens.
The device features dedicated dual SIM with 4G VoLTE support. The fingerprint sensor in this device is placed at the back which can unlock this phone within 0.3 seconds. To keep the device alive, it has a 3080mAh battery under the hood.
Xiaomi Redmi Y1 is priced at Rs. 8,999 for the 3GB RAM variant while the 4GB RAM variant costs Rs. 10,999. The device will be available from Amazon.in exclusively and also from Mi.com. The company has also announced Katrina Kaif as brand ambassador for this series.