The Xiaomi Redmi Y1 is now official in India, and like the rest of Xiaomi's offerings, you get great value for your money. The highlight of the phone is a 16MP front camera, which has an LED flash module that lets you take decent selfies in low-light scenarios.
The rest of the specs are in line with other Redmi devices in this segment: you get 3GB of RAM and 32GB storage, along with a decent-sized 3080mAh battery. Xiaomi is also rolling out the global version of MIUI 9 with the device, and there are a lot of new features to look forward to on the software front as well. Here's a detailed look at the specs on offer with the Redmi Y1:
|Operating System||MIUI 9 atop Android 7.1.2 Nougat|
|Display||5.5-inch IPS LCD 1280 x 720 (236ppi)
Gorilla Glass, 2.5D curved glass
|Processor||Qualcomm Snapdragon 435
Octa-core Cortex A53
|Expandable||Yes, up to 256GB (dedicated slot)|
|Rear Camera||13MP f/2.2, PDAF
|Front Camera||16MP f/2.0
Single LED flash
|Connectivity||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2
IR blaster, 3.5mm jack
GPS/AGPS, GLONASS, BeiDou
|Security||One-touch fingerprint sensor at the back|
|SIM||Dual SIM slot|
|Dimensions||153 x 76.2 x 7.7mm|
|Colors||Gold, Dark Grey|
The Redmi Y1 will be going up for sale in the country for ₹8,999, and ₹10,999 for the 4GB variant with 64GB storage. Interested in knowing more about the device? Read our preview:
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