Xiaomi is conducting a sale for the Redmi Y1 and Redmi Y1 Lite smartphones today. The sale will commence at 12:00PM via Amazon India and mi.com. The Redmi Y is a new series that Xiaomi launched with a focus on the selfie-focused audience. 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 - Best gaming phones under Rs 25,000 to buy in India in October 2021
The Redmi Y1 and Redmi Y1 Lite will be available in two color options of gold and grey. As a part of the introductory offer, on Amazon India and mi.com, Xiaomi is offering Idea Cellular users a chance to avail up to 280GB of 4G data. This offer however is applicable for new Idea Cellular users only. On mi.com is offering 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 - Redmi Note 11 series to cost cheaper than Redmi Note 10 Pro Max?
On the specifications front, Redmi Y1 and Redmi Y1 Lite features a 5.5-inch HD display, 3,080mAh battery, and run on Android 7.0 Nougat with MIUI 9 out-of-the-box. The Redmi Y1 is powered by a Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 435 SoC, while the 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 is equipped 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.