Xiaomi Redmi Y1 Launched – Android 7.0, 5.5 HD Display, 3 GB RAM, 13 MP Camera, Snapdragon 435

Xiaomi launched a new low-end smartphone called Redmi Y1 into the market. The price is around Rs.8,999/- in India and $149 in the USA. Currently, it is available in online shopping site Amazon to buy. Check Xiaomi Redmi Y1 complete advantages, disadvantages, price & specifications.

Price: Rs.8,999(India), $149(USA)

Key Features:

  • Android OS, v7.0(Nougat).
  • 5.5 inch IPS LCD HD Capacitive touch screen, 16M Colors.
  • 13 MP rear camera, 16 MP secondary camera.
  • Octa Core processor and Snapdragon 435 chipset.
  • 3/4 GB RAM
  • 3080 mAh Battery

Advantages of Xiaomi Redmi Y1:

  • Xiaomi Redmi Y1 comes with Android OS, v7.0(Nougat)
  • Presents 5.5-inch IPS LCD HD capacitive touchscreen with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 for protection and Multitouch in it
  • It provides 3/4 GB RAM.
  • It encompasses with Octa-core Cortex-A53 processor
  • It is equipped with Qualcomm MSM8940 Snapdragon 435 Chipset.
  • Brings an internal memory of 32/64 GB and expandable memory supported with up to 256 GB (dedicated slot).
  • Comes with 13 MP rear camera and 16 MP front-facing camera and with additional features like f/2.2, phase detection autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama.
  • Supports Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
  • Its display has average pixel density for its HD resolution (~236 ppi pixel density).
  • It has a good screen-to-body ratio.
  • Full HD video recording at 1080p@30fps.
  • It has good battery capacity of 3080 mAh which is just awesome for heavy usage
  • Performance is good with no major lags
  • Supports almost all connectives like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, USB, 3G, 4G
  • Supports sensors like Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
  • Supports FM radio.
  • Design and build quality is great
  • Comes with additional features like Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
  • It is available in Silver, Gold, Rose Gold colors


Disadvantages of Xiaomi Redmi Y1:

  • Some minor lags with heavy usage.
  • Poor display quality and not full HD.


Check out specifications of Xiaomi Redmi Y1:

General Features
Brand Xiaomi
Model Name Redmi Y1
SIM Type Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Operating System Android 7.0(Nougat)
Processor Octa-core Cortex-A53
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8940 Snapdragon 435
Colors Silver, Gold, Rose Gold
Accessories in Box
Display & Dimensions
Touch Screen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 5.5 inches, 90.1 cm2 (~77.3% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels, 3:2 ratio (~236 ppi density)
Dimensions 153 x 76.2 x 7.7 mm (6.02 x 3.00 x 0.30 in)
Weight 153 g (5.40 oz)
Other Display Features Multi-Touch, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Camera Features
Primary Camera 13 MP
Secondary Camera 16 MP
Video Recording 1080p@30fps
Other Camera Features f/2.2, phase detection autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
Battery Capacity
Type Non-removable Li-Ion 3080 mAh battery
Talk Time
Standby Time
Memory and Storage
Internal 32/64 GB
Expandable Memory microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
Memory 3/4 GB RAM
Internet & Connectivity
GPRS Yes
EDGE Yes
3G Yes
4G Yes
Wifi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB Connectivity microUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go
Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE
NFC No
3.5mm jack Yes
GPS Yes, with A-GPS
Other Features
FM Yes
Sensors Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Additional Features & Apps Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
Xiaomi Redmi Y1 Price in India is Rs.8,999/-

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