Xiaomi Redmi Y1 specs: 16MP front camera with LED flash and Snapdragon 435

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:

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Operating SystemMIUI 9 atop Android 7.1.2 Nougat
Display5.5-inch IPS LCD 1280 x 720 (236ppi)Gorilla Glass, 2.5D curved glass
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 435Octa-core Cortex A53
GPUAdreno 505
ExpandableYes, up to 256GB (dedicated slot)
Rear Camera13MP f/2.2, PDAFDual-tone flash1080p video
Front Camera16MP f/2.01080p videoSingle LED flash
ConnectivityWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2IR blaster, 3.5mm jackGPS/AGPS, GLONASS, BeiDou
SecurityOne-touch fingerprint sensor at the back
SIMDual SIM slot
Dimensions153 x 76.2 x 7.7mm
ColorsGold, 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:

Xiaomi Redmi Y1 preview: Another bestseller in the making

Harish Jonnalagadda
Senior Editor - Asia

Harish Jonnalagadda is Android Central's Senior Editor of Asia. In his current role, he oversees the site's coverage of Chinese phone brands, networking products, and AV gear. He has been testing phones for over a decade, and has extensive experience in mobile hardware and the global semiconductor industry. Contact him on Twitter at @chunkynerd.