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Xiaomi Launches Redmi Y1, Redmi Y1 Lite With MIUI 9 In India

Xiaomi today launched a new series of selfie-centric smartphones in India along with MIUI 9.

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Xiaomi Launches Mi Y1

In an event in New Delhi today, Xiaomi launched an all new selfie-centric series of smartphones, the Redmi Y Series with the latest version of their ROM, MIUI 9 in India.

The new Redmi Y series will come with high-resolution selfie cameras, which will simulate effects of natural lighting, and capture sharper images with more vibrancy and contrast.

Redmi Y1 – Specifications And Features

The selfie-centric Redmi Y1 will come with a 16 megapixel selfie-shooter with an LED selfie flash.

  • Display: 5.5 Inch HD Display; 1280 x 720 Pixels; Corning Gorilla Glass Protection.
  • Hardware: 64-bit Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 Processor; Adreno 505 GPU; 3GB or 4GB RAM; Fingerprint Scanner.
  • Software: Android Nougat 7.1.2; MIUI 9 on top.
  • Storage: 2 Storage Options; 32GB or 64GB; Expandable up to 128GB.
  • Selfie Camera: 16MP selfie-shooter; f/2.0 aperture; 76.4 Degree Wide-angle Lens; Dedicated Selfie Flash with Beautify feature;
  • Primary Camera: 13MP primary camera; f/2.2 aperture; PDAF.
  • Sim Support and Connectivity: Dual-SIM, 4G LTE, VoLTE; Bluetooth, Wi-Fi
  • Battery: 3,080mAh non-removable battery.
  • Price and Variants: 3GB + 32GB Rs. 8,999/-; 4GB + 64GB Rs. 10,999/-. 2 Colours, Gold and Grey.
  • Availability: Will be available from November 8, via Amazon and mi.com.

Redmi Y1 Lite – Specifications and Features

The second offering in the Y series, is the cheaper Redmi Y1 Lite will come with a 16 megapixel shooter with an LED selfie flash.

  • Display: 5.5 Inch HD Display; 1280 x 720 Pixels; Corning Gorilla Glass Protection.
  • Hardware: 64-bit Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 Processor; Adreno 505 GPU; 2GB RAM.
  • Software: Android Nougat 7.1.2; MIUI 9 on top.
  • Storage: 16GB; Expandable up to 128GB.
  • Selfie Camera: 16MP selfie-shooter; f/2.0 aperture; 76.4 Degree Wide-angle Lens; Dedicated Selfie Flash with Beautify feature;
  • Primary Camera: 13MP primary camera; f/2.2 aperture; PDAF.
  • Sim Support and Connectivity: Dual-SIM, 4G LTE, VoLTE; Bluetooth, Wi-Fi
  • Battery: 3,080mAh non-removable battery.
  • Price and Variants: 2GB + 16GB Rs. 6,999/-.
  • Availability: Will be available from November 8, via Amazon and mi.com.

MIUI 9: Finally Here!

Xiaomi also introduced the latest version of MIUI 9, which will be available as an OTA update to all eligible Xiaomi smartphones in India.

It has features like Smart Assistant, built-in Image Search and a New File System among other features. It includes a Smart App Launcher with some tailored, India-centric customizations for IRCTC bookings and a new Calendar which will now support major Indian holidays.

Know more about MIUI 9’s features here!

With this new series, Xiaomi now has ultra-affordable selfie-oriented smartphones in their arsenal. With the selfie-craze showing no signs of slowing down, these new offerings from Xiomi will surely make it to the best-sellers list.

"Xiaomi Launches Redmi Y1, Redmi Y1 Lite With MIUI 9 In India", 4 out of 5 based on 6 ratings.
  1. amar says

    redmi y1 is good in terms of all aspects like it has good ram of 4gb,13 MP camera,good display and more features. It has MiUi 9 which also has some cool new features .

  2. satish halmare says

    redmi Y1 is amazing phone in low budgets MI buy soon in amazon thank you for sharing

  3. Kuma says

    Old wine, new bottle

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