Xiaomi Has Launched Redmi Y1 and Y1 Lite, Selfie Smartphone in India

Xiaomi has launched Redmi Y1 and Y1 Lite in a press event today in New Delhi, India. Both devices Redmi Y1 and Y1 Lite focused on selfies. The Redmi Y1 comes with 16-megapixel front camera with an LED Selfie-light. According to the company, the high-resolution front camera with the LED Selfie-light simulates effects of natural lighting, and captures sharper and more vibrant self-portraits. these devices are same as Redmi Note 5A that was launched a few months ago in China. The Redmi Y1 runs MIUI 9 beta, and will get the stable update mid-November.The Redmi Y1 is also the first Xiaomi smartphone to launch in India with the latest MIUI 9 beta. MIUI 9 brings in faster app perfoemance and make app launch faster and smoother than before that makes use of optimized touch feedback, CPU acceleration, and optimized thread scheduling in the background also. It has also a better notifications, split screen (like android nouget devices), icon animations, and smart photo editing. There are new features like App Vault and Stickers with improvements to Mi Video, Mi Drop, and Mi Calendar added in the device.

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
  • Internal Storage: 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 | 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

The Redmi Y1 comes in two variants (3GB & 32GB) and (4GB & 64GB). The lower variant is priced at ₹8,999 ($140),while the higher variants costs ₹10,999 ($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
  • Internal Storage: 16 GB; expandable up to 128 GB with microSD card
  • Rear Camera: 13 MP | f/2.0 aperture | PDAF | 1.12 micron pixel size | 5 piece lens
  • Battery: 3,080 mAh
  • Dimensions: 153 × 76.2 × 7.55 mm
  • Weight: 150 g

Xiaomi Redimi Y1 Lite comes in a single variant of 2GB of RAM & 16GB of ROM priced at ₹6,999. These devices will be sold through Amazon.in, Mi.com, Mi Home, Reliance Digital, and Mi Preferred Partner stores in India. If you have any idea or something tell us in the comment section.

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