Xiaomi Redmi Y1, Redmi Y1 Lite to go on sale today at 12PM on Amazon India

Here’s all you need to know about the two smartphones before you hit the buy button.

  • Published: December 27, 2017 11:35 AM IST
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After a bunch of successful sales since the launch of the Redmi Y1, Redmi Y1 Lite last month, Xiaomi is conduction another open sale today. Scheduled to kick off at 12:00PM, the sale will be held exclusively on Amazon India and

The Xiaomi Redmi Y1 comes in two variants, one with 3GB RAM and 32GB storage, which is priced at Rs 8,999, and the other is a 4GB RAM and 64GB storage model, is priced at Rs 10,999. The Redmi Y1 Lite, on the other hand, is priced at Rs 6,999, and comes in a single variant.

Those planning on buying either of the two smartphones can take advantage of a bunch of offers. These include up to 280GB of 4G data for new Idea Cellular users, and free 12-month subscription of Hungama Music.

Xiaomi Redmi Y1, Redmi Y1 Lite specifications and features

In terms of specifications, the Xiaomi Redmi Y1 and Redmi Y1 Lite both sport a 5.5-inch HD display. However, they differ with what powers them underhood. While the Redmi Y1 is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 chipset, the Redmi Y1 Lite comes with a Snapdragon 425 quad-core SoC.

For photography, the Redmi Y1 sports a 13-megapixel primary camera with flash, and a 16-megapixel camera on the front. Whereas, the Redmi Y1 Lite sports a 13-megapixel rear camera with PDAF support, and a 5-megapixel snapper up front.

Both smartphones come with similar connectivity options like dual-SIM support, 4G with VoLTE support, Bluetooth, and Wi-Fi. The smartphones also feature a rear fingerprint sensor. Both devices are fueled by a 3,080mAh battery, and run Android 7.0 Nougat with MIUI 9 on top.

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  • Published Date: December 27, 2017 11:35 AM IST