Xiaomi Redmi Y1 – The Selfie-Focused Smartphone

Xiaomi has launched another smartphone called the Xiaomi Redmi Y1. It came after the launch of its flagship MI Mix series and the Android one-powered Redmi A series. It follows the linup of selfie-focused smartphones.


It features 16MP front facing selfie camera which lets you capture sharper and more vibrant self-portraits, and Beautify 3.0 enhances your natural beauty while preserving original facial details every time. You can even take selfie under light.


The phone is optimized for longer battery lifespan. It is powered by a large-capacity 3080mAh battery, and coupled with system-level MIUI optimisations, it offers up to 10 hours of video playback, 12 hours of gaming, and 21 hours of reading.



Redmi Y1
also features a good processor as the Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 octa-core processor ensures quick and smooth performance, even when you’re playing visually-intensive games.


It has thin and durable body design. Takes on a metallic and stylish appearance while remaining extremely lightweight at a mere 153g.  It is available in Rose Gold, Gold, and Dark grey colors. Choose any color of your choice!

Specifications and Features of Xiaomi Redmi Y1 Smartphone


FeaturesXiaomi Redmi Y1
NETWORKS:2G, 3G and 4G Network
4G BANDS:1(2100), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 38(2600), 40(2300)
4G SPEED:50/150mbps
SIM TYPE:Dual Nano SIM
DIMENSIONS:153 x 76.2 x 7.7 mm and 153g weight
OS:Android 7.0 Nougat, MIUI 9.0
COLORS:Rose Gold, Gold, and Dark grey colors
DISPLAY:IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 5.5 inches and 720 x 1280 pixels resolutions with multi touch support
CAMERA:It has 13MP back camera with LED flash and 16MP front facing camera
BUILD:Built of Plastic
PROCESSOR:Qualcomm MSM8940 Snapdragon 435 Chipset, Octa-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53 and Adreno 505 GPU
MEMORY:It has 3GB RAM, 32GB inbuilt memory storage and 4GB, 64GB inbuilt memory storage and 256GB expandable using a MicroSD
SENSORS:G-sensor, Accelerometer, Fingerprints, Light sensor, E-compass and proximity
BATTERY:Supports 3080mAh battery capacity with fast charging feature
OTHER FEATURES:4.2 Bluetooth, GPS, Radio, Loudspeaker, 3.5mm audio jack, USB 2.0, Wifi/hotspot, 3.5mm audio jack
PRICE:Xiaomi Redmi Y1 Smartphone costs Rs. 8999 in india and N49,500 in Nigeria

It comes preloaded with MIUI 9 based on Nougat. MIUI 9 is loaded with system-level customizations and optimizations for performance and battery life. Experience more, and experience it faster.

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