Xiaomi Redmi Y1, Redmi Y1 Lite Launched In India; Price, Specifications & Features

Posted Noviembre 05, 2017

The Redmi Y1 Lite will be priced at Rs.6,999/-, even though the smartphone has a regular 5MP front camera. Why did I wince? It is worth noting that the deals are available only in China.

The device has 32GB built-in memory, and the user can extend it to 128GB through a memory card. It increases the performance speed, allows users to access the multi-window mode, and grants the ability to search for apps during the Dual Applications mode. It sports 16MP front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture and 76.4-degree wide-angle lens. It also stands for "Youth" and "Young You", so it shouldn't be a surprise that its first ever model, the Redmi Y1, is designed to cater to that favorite youth pastime: taking selfies.

The device has been spotted with Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 octa-core processor, Android 7.1.2 Nougat operating system, a single-core score of 1,403 and multi-core score of 2,949 on Geekbench. The smartphone is backed by a 4000mAh battery. The smartphone is backed by a 3080mAh battery and there is a 13MP camera as well. Multiple launches, celebs, the works...


Coming to the specification of Xiaomi Redmi Y1 Lite, the phone has a 5.5 inch HD display.

The Chinese technology giant is yet to reveal the release date of its upcoming Redmi Note 5 but its launch is imminent as it has been spotted on Geekbench benchmarking site. It is also now manufacturing in India.

The company is trying to target customers from every segment (Low, mid and high-end). Sensors on the phone include Compass Magnetometer, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor and Gyroscope. Today, it can slog it out along with the big boys.


Given the growing market of smartphones in India, the trend of many foreign companies is growing rapidly towards India. "Now they can. Why shouldn't they?" Having said that, Xiaomi plans to bring this update to a ton of its smartphones, and the company has released a more detailed info regarding the rollout.

As of now, there's no info on the dual camera setup of both the smartphones, but the secondary sensor could act as a depth sensor to add bokeh effect to the images.