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Xiaomi Redmi Y1 and Redmi Y1 Lite launched in India

Xiaomi has launched two new smartphones today in India in the new Redmi “Y” series known as Xiaomi Redmi Y1 and Redmi Y1 Lite. Both the device comes with affordable price tags and comes with entry-level processors. Both run on the MIUI 8 and are upgradable to MIUI 9.

Redmi Y1 Price

The Xiaomi Redmi Y1 is priced at Rs. 8,999 for the 3GB RAM + 32GB inbuilt storage variant and Rs. 10,999 for the 4GB RAM + 64GB inbuilt storage variant.

Redmi Y1 Lite Price

The Redmi Y1 Lite is priced at Rs. 6999 and both devices will be available with Gold and Dark Gray colour options. Both will be available in India exclusively via Amazon India and Mi online store. Both will also be available via Mi Home and offline stores starting November 8th.

Xiaomi Redmi Y1
Xiaomi Redmi Y1

Redmi Y1 Specifications

The Redmi Y1 features a brushed metal-like finish on the rear side and an aluminum alloy frame. It has a 5.5-inch HD 2.5D curved glass display with 1280 x 720 pixels resolution, 450 nits brightness, 1000: 1 Contrast ratio, 70% NTSC colour gamut, and Corning Gorilla Glass protection. It is powered by a 1.4GHz octa-core Snapdragon 435 Mobile Platform with Adreno 505 GPU and comes with 3GB/4GB of RAM with 32GB/64GB of internal storage capacity with MicroSD card expandable storage up to 128GB. It runs on Android 7.1.2 (Nougat) with MIUI 8 and is also upgradable to MIUI 9. It also supports Dual SIMs.

It features a 13-megapixel rear camera with LED Flash, f/2.2 aperture, PDAF and comes with a 16-megapixel front-facing camera with LED flash, OmniVision sensor, f/2.0 aperture, 76.4-degree wide-angle lens. It has a 3080mAh battery and comes with connectivity options such as 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, and GPS / GLONASS and also comes with a fingerprint sensor on the rear side and has an infrared sensor as well. It measures 153× 76.2 × 7.7mm and weighs 153 grams.

Redmi Y1 Lite
Redmi Y1 Lite

Redmi Y1 Lite Specifications

The Redmi Y1 Lite features a 5.5-inch HD display with 1280 x 720 pixels resolution, 450 nits brightness, 1000: 1 Contrast ratio, 70% NTSC colour gamut, and Corning Gorilla Glass protection. It is powered by a 1.4GHz Quad-Core Snapdragon 425 Mobile Platform with Adreno 308 GPU. It comes with 2GB of RAM and 16GB internal storage that is expandable up to 128GB with a microSD card. It runs on Android 7.1.1 (Nougat) with MIUI 8 and is also upgradable to MIUI 9.

It also supports Dual SIMs. It features a 13-megapixel rear camera with LED Flash, f/2.2 aperture, and PDAF and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture. It comes with the same 3080mAh battery and supports 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS / GLONASS and comes with an infrared sensor but it doesn’t have a fingerprint scanner. It measures 153× 76.2 × 7.55mm and weighs 150 grams.

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