Highlights

  • Redmi Y1 rolled out with 16 MP front facing camera with LED selfie Light
  • Two variants available - 3GB RAM + 32GB & 4GB RAM + 64GB
  • Redmi Y1 Lite, first Rs. 6,999 smartphone with 5.5 Display

Leaving everyone flabbergasted, Xiaomi is again ready to woo Indian consumers with cost-effective smartphones. Today, the company rolled out three products and unveiled its product endorser. Ready to challenge the counterparts Vivo and Oppo, Xiaomi has made Katrina Kaif, the brand endorser of Redmi Y series.

The launching event held in New Delhi unfolded firstly the MIUI9, which in comparison to Samsung J7 Max SE & 1 has accelerated playback and optimized thread scheduling. It switches in a snap and has India customizations. Keeping the security in mind, MIUI9 has a patch of KRaCK WPA 2 Security vulnerabilities. For the first time in the history of smartphones, this security patch is going to support a five-year-old smartphone like MI 2.

Redmi Y1

Price and Availability

Interestingly, this Redmi Y1 selfie phone is available in two variants. The first one comes with 3GB RAM+32GB and the second one is accompanied by 4GB RAM and 64GB storage. The first has been priced at Rs. 8,999, while the second one will be available at Rs. 10,999 respectively. This phone also supports 128 GB expandable memory. The users can buy the product from November 8, 2018, at Amazon and MI official website.

Specifications

Redmi Y1

The company that had 4 million sales of Redmi series phones in Diwali this year is all set to challenge other smartphones with its amazing features. The selfie special Redmi Y1 is available in two colors, the dark grey with black front and the gold version. It has been made by the 6-step design process that gives it brushed metallic finish. The rear fingerprint sensor, 5.5 HD display and Corning Gorilla Glass are going to keep it in the race with other brands.

The aluminum alloy mid frame is a new way introduced in the smartphone to face the thermal heating issue. The dedicated micro SD slot, dual nano-SIM, MicroSD slot and its remote infrared is all set to attract users. The Redmi Y1 smartphone has been produced by involving the 6-Step design process that gives it a more solid and brushed metallic finish.

Camera

Redmi Y1

Made especially for selfie lovers, this phone is not going to dishearten the users. It has 16 MP front facing the camera and 13 MP PDAF camera with LED selfie light, 5 element lens and 36 smart beauty profiles. It has a typical sensor for “PIXEL binning” that creates one super pixel and improves the quality of low light. The crisp and clear features are provided by the catchlights easily. It has the best white balance with f 12.0 large aperture, 76.4 wide angle lens and selfie configuration.

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