Xiaomi Launches Redmi Y1 and Y1 Lite, A New Selfies-Focused Series


In an event in India, Xiaomi Launches Redmi Y1 and Y1 Lite. Xiaomi introduces these smartphones under its new selfies-focused series. The Chinese company focuses more on front cameras. So this series is especially for selfie lovers. Xiaomi Redmi Y1 comes with 16 MP front camera and Y1 lite comes with 5 MP front camera.

Both are low priced smartphones and is currently launched in India. Both smartphones have almost same specifications. Xiaomi Redmi Y1 and Y1 lite comes with Android Nougat operating system and 5.5 inch screen.

Xiaomi Launches Redmi Y1 and Y1 Lite, A New Selfies-Focused Series

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Xiaomi Redmi Y1 Specifications

  • Operating System: Android 7.1.2 Nougat with MIUI 9 beta
  • Display: 5.5-inch (13.9 cms) HD (1280 x 720) | Corning Gorilla Glass
  • Processor: 1.4 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 octa-core 64-bit | Adreno 505 GPU
  • RAM: 3/4 GB
  • ROM: 32/64 GB; expandable up to 128 GB with microSD card
  • Front Camera: 16 MP with LED Selfie-light, f/2.0 aperture, 76.4-degrees wide-angle lens, 1.0 micron pixel size
  • Rear Camera: 13 MP camera with f/2.0 aperture, PDAF, 1.12 micron pixel size, 5 piece lens
  • Battery: 3,080 mAh
  • Dimensions: 153 x 76.2 x 7.7 mm
  • Weight: 153 g
  • Available Colors: Gold and Dark Gray

Xiaomi Redmi Y1 Price 

Y1 comes in two memory variants as we have described earlier. The 3GB RAM and 32 GB ROM variant is priced $140. The other variant is available in just $170.

Xiaomi Redmi Y1 Lite Specifications

  • Operating System: Android 7.1.2 Nougat with MIUI 9 beta
  • Display: 5.5-inch (13.9 cms) HD (1280 x 720) | Corning Gorilla Glass
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 quad-core 64-bit
  • RAM: 2 GB
  • ROM: 16 GB; expandable up to 128 GB with microSD card
  • Rear Camera: 13 MP with f/2.0 aperture, PDAF, 1.12 micron pixel size, 5 piece lens
  • Front Camera:  5 MP
  • Battery: 3,080 mAh
  • Dimensions: 153 × 76.2 × 7.55 mm
  • Weight: 150 g

Xiaomi Redmi Y1 lite Price:

The lite version of Redmi Y1 will cost $115. However, the company has not revealed any information regarding there availability in other countries. But we hope that Xiaomi will also launch these smartphones in Pakistan as well.

Also Read: Xiaomi Announces its First Ever Photography Challenge-Here’s How to Apply

Onsa Mustafa

Onsa is a Software Engineer and a tech blogger focuses on providing the latest information regarding the innovations happening in the IT world. She likes reading, photography, travelling and exploring nature.
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