Xiaomi’s latest releases Redmi Y1 and Redmi Y1 Lite will be available for sale on Amazon and Mi.com. They are priced at 6,999 INR. And the price goes up to 10,999 INR. The new ‘Y’ series have been altered a little here and there to charm the youngsters.
The devices were first unveiled two weeks ago in an event at New Delhi. Both the devices will have the MIUI 8 out of the box update. They will soon get the MIUI 9 update as well.
Interestingly, the latest Xiaomi Redmi Y1 offers a 16Megapixel front facing camera. It has a 16Megapixel primary camera. The device additionally provides a high definition module, along with a better quality of low-light pictures. The front facing camera offers a 76.4 degree wide angle lens and an LED flash.
Redmi Y1 & Y1 Lite Specs and Features
The Xiaomi Redmi Y1 is fuelled by octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 SoC. The latest-gen processor comes in two variants: 3GB RAM and 32GB internal storage, and 4GB RAM with 64GB of internal storage. The 3GB model costs 8,999 INR. The 4GB model is priced at 10,999 INR. The device also offer a RedmicroSD card slot, plus dual nano SIM support. Xiaomi claims to provide an infrared remote along with the mobile too.
The 32GB model costs 8,999 INR. And the 64 GB model is priced at 10,999 INR. The Redmi Y1 Lite is priced at 6,999 INR.
Y1 Lite is just a lighter version of the Redmi Y-series. The Y1 Lite weighs 150 grams. Y1 Lite’s screen features the same 5.5-inch HD screen with Corning Gorilla Glass like the Redmi Y1. The primary camera offers a 13Megapixel shooter.
The Xiaomi Redmi Y1 Lite functions on a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 425. It offers 2GB of RAM long with 16GB internal memory. The device runs on a 3080mAh battery. The company claims that the battery of the mobile can last for a whole day.