The Xiaomi Redmi Y1 and Redmi Y1 Lite are set to go on sale today. The sale will commence at 12:00PM via Amazon India and mi.com. Xiaomi launched the new series with a focus on the selfie-centric user. In terms of pricing, the Redmi Y1 is available in two variants 32GB variant with 3GB RAM priced at Rs 8,999, and a 64GB variant with 4GB RAM priced at Rs 10,999. The Redmi Y1 Lite, on the other hand, is priced at Rs 6,999. Also Read - Xiaomi Mi Watch Revolve Active India launch date revealed: When's the launch?Also Read - OnePlus Nord CE vs Redmi Note 10 Pro Max: Does 4G still outdo 5G at a lesser price?
Both the smartphones are available with offers from Idea Cellular and more. Xiaomi is offering Idea Cellular users a chance to avail up to 280GB of 4G data. However, please note that the offer is valid only if you are a new Idea user. On mi.com, Xiaomi is offering protection against accidental and liquid damages with Mi Protect starting Rs 499. Apart from that, users buying any of the two smartphones can avail free 12-month subscription of Hungama Music, and three months free subscription to Hungama Play. Also Read - Xiaomi is hiding the front camera on its next Mi flagship smartphone
Xiaomi Redmi Y1 specifications, features
The Redmi Y1 and Redmi Y1 Lite are currently popular affordable devices courtesy of the specifications and features they come with at their price range. Both smartphones feature a 5.5-inch HD display, 3,080mAh battery, and run Android 7.0 Nougat with MIUI 9 out-of-the-box. Xiaomi Redmi Y1 is powered by a Qualcomm s Snapdragon 435 SoC, while the Redmi Y1 Lite is powered by a Snapdragon 425 quad-core SoC.
On the camera front, the Redmi Y1 sports a 13-megapixel camera with flash, and a 16-megapixel selfie camera. The Redmi Y1 Lite, on the other hand, comes with a 13-megapixel rear camera with PDAF support, and a 5-megapixel snapper for selfies.
Both smartphones come with connectivity options like dual-SIM support, 4G with VoLTE support, Bluetooth, and Wi-Fi. The smartphones also feature a rear fingerprint sensor.