Xiaomi Selfie Phones, Redmi Y1 and Redmi Y1 Lite Launched in India
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Xiaomi Selfie Phones, Redmi Y1 and Redmi Y1 Lite Launched in India

Xiaomi launched first two new budget smartphones in it’s Y series targeted for Youths of  India. These phones are also called selfie phones and Redmi Y1 comes with a 16 Megapixels front camera and a LED selfie flash where as Redmi Y1 Lite comes with a 5 Megapixels camera as we have seen in similar budget smartphones launched earlier from Xiaomi.

Both the phones, Redmi Y1 and Redmi Y1 Lite comes with a 5.5 inch screen and a resolution of 720×1280 pixels. These are the first phones under 10000 to come with a 5.5 inch HD display from Xiaomi. Redmi 4 and Redmi 4A launched earlier this year comes with a 5 inch display. Both the phones comes with a dedicated SD card slot as opposed to earlier phones in which were having a shared slot for second sim and SD card.

Xiaomi Redmi Y1 and Redmi Y1 Lite Price and Availability

Redmi Y1 is priced at 8999 for 3GB RAM and 32GB Internal Storage variant and 4GB RAM and 64GB Internal Storage is priced at 10999. Redmi Y1 Lite comes in one configuration only which is 2GB RAM and 16GB storage and is priced at 6999. Both the phones Redmi Y1 and Redmi Y1 Lite will be available exclusively on Amazon and will go on sale on Amazon and mi.com from Nov 8. Later on, they will be available on offline channels as well.

Redmi Y1 Key Specifications

Operating System: MIUI 9 (based on Android Nougat)

CPU: Octa-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53

GPU: Adreno 505

Screen Size & Resolution: 5.5” IPS LCD, HD (1280 x 720, 16:9, ~236 ppi density)

Material: Corning Gorilla Glass 3

RAM: 3 GB/4GB

Internal Memory: 32 GB/64GB, Support for up to 128 GB

Primary Camera: 13 MP, f/2.2, phase detection autofocus, LED flash

Front-Facing Camera: 16 MP, f/2.0, 1080p, LED Selfie Light

Network Speed: HSPA, LTE

Connectivity: Micro USB (USB 2.0), USB OTG, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, 3.5mm Audio Jack

Sensors: Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass

Battery Type: Non-removable Li-Ion 3080 mAh battery

 

Redmi Y1 Lite Key Specifications

Operating System: MIUI 9 (based on Android Nougat)

CPU: Octa-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53

GPU: Adreno 308

Screen Size & Resolution: 5.5” IPS LCD, HD (1280 x 720, 16:9, ~267 ppi density)

Material: Corning Gorilla Glass 3

RAM: 2GB

Internal Memory: 16GB, Support for up to 128 GB

Primary Camera: 13 MP, f/2.2, phase detection autofocus, LED flash

Front-Facing Camera: 5 MP, f/2.0

Network Speed: HSPA, LTE

Connectivity: Micro USB (USB 2.0), USB OTG, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, 3.5mm Audio Jack

Sensors: Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass

Battery Type: Non-removable Li-Ion 3080 mAh battery