Xiaomi Redmi Y1 Specifications, price and review, all amazing things

Xiaomi Readmi Y1 - Prices

Xiaomi Redmi Y1 – Today, the leading smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi is taking a leap ahead by launching their new budgeted smartphone Xiaomi redmi y1, which is said to be a must for Selfie lovers. Let’s go deep into this smartphone and look at some details, pictures, features, and price of redmi y1.

The Xiaomi Redmi Y1 is company’s first selfie-focused smartphone launched in the Indian market. It features a 16MP camera with LED Selfie-light. According to the company claims, it stimulates effects of natural lighting and captures sharper and more vibrant self-portraits. There is also a Beautify 3.0 feature that enhances pictures while preserving facial details.

Xiaomi redmi Y1 display and specifications

Featuring a 5.5inch HD display, the Redmi Y1 has got a brushed metallic finish and a fingerprint scanner at the rear. It is a dual-SIM smartphone with support for two 4G nano-SIM cards. It is powered by an octa-core 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 processor with Adreno 505 GPU with 3GB RAM, and comes with 32GB internal storage and also has a dedicated microSD card slot as well. And it also has an infrared remote for controlling devices using the smartphone itself. Just like other Xiaomi smartphones, even the Y1 will be made in India.

Xiaomi Redmi Y1 images

Have a look at some of the images of Redmi Y1:-

Xiaomi Redmi Y1 - from back
Xiaomi Redmi Y1 – from back

If you see the back side of the xiaomi redmi Y1, you can easily judge that this is the same backside which is related to redmi 4 series. The while back side is made up of plastic, but the texture will provide you the metallic feel which is nice in its own way. On the upper left corner, you can see the camera and flash, below that in the middle, you can see the fingerprint scanner and on the lower side of the back, there’s a branding of xiaomi and other stuff written on it.

Xiaomi Redmi Y1 - with box
Xiaomi Redmi Y1 – with box

If we take a look at the box, you will get the smartphone, below that, you can See some user manuals, warranty information, and a sim ejector tool. And after that, you will get a charger, as well as a data cable. Basically, you will get a normal package and accessories. The Xiaomi redmi y1 price is along with the exact ratio of it’s in the box contents, complete value for money device.

Xiaomi mi Y1 -from front side
Xiaomi mi Y1 -from front side

From the front side, the xiaomi redmi Y1 has some changes as compared to the usual design. On the top side of the front panel, you will get a 16-megapixel selfie shooter, a flashlight, speaker grill and some sensors like proximity sensor an auto-brightness sensor and a IR blaster. Below that you will get a full HD screen and below the diaplay panel, you will get some buttons.

Xiaomi redmi y1 variants
Xiaomi redmi y1 variants

If we are talking about the variants, xiaomi redmi y is comng up in variants, one is redmi y1 and another one is redmi y1 lite.

In xiaomi redmi y1, there are other variants, one is coming with 3GB RAM and another one with 4 GB RAM.

Xiaomi redmi Y1 price

The XiAOMI Redmi Y1 price with 3GB RAM and 32GB storage has been priced at Rs 8,999 and the seconded variant with 4GB RAM and 64 GB storage is priced at Rs 10,999.

Xiaomi has also announced the launch of Redmi Y1 Lite which features a 5.5inch display, 13MP rear camera and is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 processor with 2GB RAM and 16GB onboard storage and this Xiaomi redmi y1 lite priced is Rs 6,999 only. Just like the Redmi Y1, even this one is a dual SIM phone with a dedicated slot for expandable memory.

Detailed specifications of Xiaomi redmi Y1

So friends, let’s take a deep look at the detailed full specifications of redmi y1


Release date November 2017
Form factor Touchscreen
Dimensions (mm) 153.00 x 76.20 x 7.70
Weight (g) 153.00
Battery capacity (mAh) 3080
Removable battery No
Colours Gold, Dark Grey
SAR value NA


Screen size (inches) 5.50
Touchscreen Yes
Resolution 720×1280 pixels


Processor 1.4GHz octa-core
Processor make Qualcomm Snapdragon 435
Internal storage 32GB
Expandable storage Yes
Expandable storage type microSD
Expandable storage up to (GB) 128

CAMERA – Xiaomi Redmi Y1

Rear camera 13-megapixel
Flash Yes
Front camera 16-megapixel


Operating System Android 7.0


Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi standards supported NA
Bluetooth Yes
Infrared Yes
Headphones 3.5mm
FM Yes
Number of SIMs 2
SIM Type Nano-SIM
3G Yes
4G/ LTE Yes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40) Yes
SIM Type Nano-SIM
3G Yes
4G/ LTE Yes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40) Yes


Compass/ Magnetometer Yes
Proximity sensor Yes
Accelerometer Yes
Ambient light sensor Yes
Gyroscope No
Barometer No
Temperature sensor No

Xiaomi Redmi Y1 review [verdict] – Should you buy this?

after looking into all the details and specifications provided by the xiaomi and also the price of xiaomi Redmi Y1 [i,e, 8999rs.], it must be said that it will prove to be the best smartphone in its price range. For selfie lovers and buyers having price budget under 9000rs, Xiaomi redmi Y1 is a must buy as you will get more specifications in your budget.

If you take a look at the current market situation, then you can easily understand that mostly selfie centric smartphones costs above than 15000 rupees with less specifications. Here, you will get Xiaomi Redmi Y1 in just 8999rs. with an explosive selfie camera. If you want a best selfie centric smartphone, then this is a must buy for you.

If you want to order or book your smartphone, you can easily do it here:-

Xiaomi Redmi Y1 price – 8999rs. – Order from Amazon

Xiaomi Redmi Y1 lite price – 6999rs.- Order from Amazon

So friends, above are the full specifications and details of Xiaomi Redmi y1 along with redmi y1 price and a little review. Did you like this device? What’s your opinion on this? Let’s discuss this through the comments section. If you liked this article then please share this with the friends, family, and group. If you want to read our other articles, then you can click Here . Till Then, Build Best, Stay Cool!

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