Xiaomi Redmi Y1 Review, Specifications, Features, Price and Release

Now finally waiting is over and Xiaomi has launched their budget king Smartphone Redmi Y1. Xiaomi is a brilliant company who can make their best phones under budget. As we have known from online e-commerce sites that Xiaomi has already launched their Y1 phone on 8th November 2017.

Xiaomi Redmi Y1 Review, Specifications, Features, Price and Release

Xiaomi Redmi Y1 is the best Selfie- Light mobile on under budget. Xiaomi is one of best company who launches their phone with amazing features and specifications at a reasonable rate. Here I will discuss Xiaomi Redmi Y1 Review. Hopefully, this discussion will help you to choose this phone wisely.

Everything about Xiaomi Redmi Y1:

Xiaomi is a Chinese company that develops software and manufacture electronic devices. It is known to be the 5th largest company all over the world. Xiaomi develops designs and sells Smartphones, laptops, mobile apps, and some related consumer electronics. Xiaomi has released their first Smartphone in 2011.

Recently Xiaomi has got huge success by selling their wonderful Smartphones like as Redmi Note 4, Redmi 4 and Redmi 4A. And those models helped Xiaomi to rise in 2nd position in the market. Now Xiaomi has released their best Selfie phone Redmi Y1 for camera phone lovers. Xiaomi has launched this phone with a special feature and the feature is 16 Mega Pixel front camera to click great selfies and photo editing tricks with LED flash.

Features of Xiaomi Redmi Y1:

Below is the list of some features for Xiaomi Redmi Y1.

  • Xiaomi Redmi Y1 has come with a big screen and an affordable alternative to the popular Redmi Note 4. It’s has a 5.5-inches display and the model resolution are 1280 X 720P.
  • The camera at the front is never being that much high quality in Xiaomi’s Smartphones until now. But now the Redmi Y1 has 16 Mega Pixel front camera front facing flash. It will capture a good-looking selfie in indoor shot. And the Rear camera is 13 Mega Pixel.
  • Redmi Y1 runs on Android 7.1 with MIUI 8.5 and the likely MIUI 9 in updates.
  • Driving the Redmi Y1 processor is Snapdragon 435 octa-core processor.
  • Xiaomi provided the amazing space for this model. It has 3 GB RAM in the 32 GB variant and 6 GB RAM in the 64 GB variant.
  • This phone has a capable processor and gets handles most casual touch with easily.
  • It is one of the lightest picscreen Smartphone under rupees 10,000 and it weighs 153 grams. The metal- bug design of this phone looks pretty awesome and it easily holds on hand.
  • Its battery capacity is 3000 mAh which last in a day with a single charge.
  • Redmi Y1 has comes two nano sim card slot and a separate micro SD card slot.

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Xiaomi Redmi Y1 Review and Specifications:

Here in this section, we will discuss the specification of Xiaomi Redmi Y1, so that the buyers of this phone get to know about the good and bad features before purchasing.

Body or Design:

Redmi Y1 phone looks brilliant. It has a full metal body designed by Xiaomi. You will get this phone in two color one is Gold and another is Dark Grey. It’s width 76.2 mm and weight 153 grams that’s why you can easily hold in your hand. And one amazing thing is its height. This phone height only 153 mm. So you can smoothly carry on your pocket or handbags.


Xiaomi Redmi Y1 Display:

The display type of this phone is IPS LCD and size 13.97 cm (5.5 inches). And Xiaomi has given the best screen resolution quality in this phone and attached the Corning Gorilla Glass to give i. So, you can clearly see videos, pictures or movies on your screen.

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Xiaomi Redmi Y1 is a Selfie – light phone and Xiaomi provided the best selfie camera on this phone. The Rear Camera is 13 Mega Pixel. It helps you to click good quality pictures or videos. And the Front Camera is 16 Mega Pixel Front Camera with LED flash. Two additional Cameras always help you when you utilize the AR technology. On the whole, the qualities of both the cameras are good mainly the 16 MP front camera.

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Xiaomi Redmi Y1 Processor:

Xiaomi powered by Snapdragon 435 octa-core processor on this model. This processor has performs very quickly and smoothly. With this powerful processor, you can play high definition games smoothly on your phone. The multitasking also comes very easy with this smartphone and you can navigate between various apps smoothly.

Xiaomi Redmi Y1 Memory:

Xiaomi provides Internal Memory 32/64 GB storage and you can expand it upto 128 GB. This phone provides two types RAM 3 GB and 4 GB. The 4 GB + 64 GB storage will give you to store many videos, movies, photos, etc. And the 3 GB + 32 GB storage will provide you to Download minimum important multimedia or documents but not huge. So you have to choose the variants according to your need.

Xiaomi Redmi Y1 Multimedia:

It comes with two powerful speakers with quality sound and FM radio. And also provided a 3.5 mm Audio jack and in it you can connect any headphone or speaker of quality brands.

Xiaomi Redmi Y1 Connectivity:

You will get direct wi-fi connectivity and has a Mobile Hotspot on this phone so that you can share anything with anyone with a decent speed. By the help of this connectivity, you will connect your phone to another device. You also get a dual slot to insert nano-SIM.

Xiaomi Redmi Y1 Battery:

Xiaomi Redmi Y1 provided by 3080 mAh battery capacity. It is the only thing that didn’t satisfy me about the phone. But with that kind of powerful CPU, best quality Selfie phone, and 5.5-inch Display Xiaomi, the battery must be of4000-5000 mah like the other phones in the market. And another disadvantage of this phone is that Xiaomi hasn’t provided a fast charger with it.

Xiaomi Redmi Y1 Color:

Xiaomi has launched this phone in a three amazing color Gold, Rose Gold, and Dark Grey.

Special Specification of Xiaomi Redmi Y1:

Xiaomi provides various sensor key on this model. Below are the lists of all sensors name.

  • A Fingerprint Sensor on the back side of this device.
  • A light Sensor.
  • Compass Sensor.
  • Accelerometer Sensor.
  • Gyroscope Sensor and
  • Proximity Sensor.

Xiaomi Redmi Y1 Price in India:

The Xiaomi Redmi Y1 online price in India is Rs. 8999 for 3GB Ram and 32 Gb Rom. The other variant price is Rs. 13999 for 4GB Ram and 64GB Rom. This phone is only available online, you can also get it from Redmi official website.


Above I have written the review of this awesome phone Xiaomi Redmi Y1.  It will help for Smartphone users. Always Xiaomi tries to give something new to their device and this time they have given us the best front camera with Redmi Y1. So go for it and if you didn’t like anything about this phone then comment below.

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