Xiaomi Redmi Y1, Y1 Lite and Smartron P to go on sale today at 12PM: Everything you need to know

While the Xiaomi's Redmi Y-series is designed for selfie lovers, the Smartron P comes with a massive 5,000mAH battery.

  • Published: January 17, 2018 9:03 AM IST
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Amazon India and Flipkart are conducting sales on their respective platforms today. While Flipkart is conducting the first sale of the recently launched Smartron P, Amazon India is continuing with its weekly sale of the Xiaomi Redmi Y1 and Redmi Y1 Lite. Both the sales will begin at 12:00PM.

Amazon India is offering the Redmi Y1 and Y1 Lite in two color options of Gold and Grey. As a part of the introductory offer, 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. Xiaomi’s is offering accidental and liquid damages with Mi Protect starting Rs 499. Apart from that, users buying any of the two smartphones can also avail free 12-month subscription of Hungama Music.

On Flipkart, the Smartron P can also be purchased via No Cost EMIs starting Rs 1,334 per month. Apart from that, if you pay using Axis Bank Buzz Credit Card, you can avail additional 5 percent off on the purchase. The USP of the P is its huge 5,000mAh battery. Smartron claims that the battery is good enough to last for more than two days on a single charge. The large battery also supports reverse charging via OTG.

Specifications and features

Xiaomi Redmi Y1 and Y1 Lite feature a 5.5-inch HD display. Under the hood, Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 435 SoC powers the Redmi Y1 whereas the Y1 Lite is powered by a Snapdragon 425 quad-core SoC. 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. On the software front, both run on Android 7.0 Nougat with MIUI 9 on top.

The Smartron P flaunts a 5.2-inch HD (1280×720 pixels) display. Under the hood is a Snapdragon 435 octa-core SoC paired with 3GB of RAM. There is 32GB internal storage onboard, which can be expanded up to 128GB using a microSD card.

For photography, there is a 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, and PDAF support. For selfies, there’s a 5-megapixel camera up front with LED flash. On the software front, the device runs Android Nougat 7.1.1 out-of-the-box.

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  • Published Date: January 17, 2018 9:03 AM IST