Redmi Y1 new series, Selfie smartphone launched in India from Rs. 8,999

Xiaomi today launched the Redmi Y1 in India. This handset is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 octa core processor and comes with a 16MP camera on the front with LED Selfie Light. Another unique thing is users can use 2x nano SIM + micro SD card all together.

The Redmi Y1 is actually the Redmi Note 5A that was already launched in China, it is the same thing that got a new ‘Y’ series. Inside the hood the Y1 is powered by qualcomm snapdragon 435 octa core processor with Adreno 505 GPU.

Screen is 5.5 inches with 1280 x 720 pixels resolution, 2.5D curved glass and Corning Gorilla Glass protected and the same is mentioned on the box pack. The Y1 is running MIUI 9 based on Android Nougat.

There is 3GB RAM, 32GB ROM, handset weight is 153 grams and it is 7.7mm thick. The main primary camera can shoot in 13MP resolution (f/2.2 aperture) and the front camera is 16MP with a f/2.0 aperture, both front and rear cameras come with flash support.

Redmi Y1 selfie smartphone launched in India

Other features are 4G, VoLTE, GPS, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. Apart from this there is finger print sensor on the back and IR blaster. Redmi Y1 houses a 3080 mAh battery. This handset will be available in Gold and Dark Gray color options.

Redmi Y1 price in India is Rs. 8,999 with 3GB/32GB.

There is one more variant the Redmi Y1 Lite that house a Snapdragon 425 processor and with 2GB RAM for Rs. 6,999.