Xiaomi Redmi Y1, Redmi Y1 Lite Launched: Price in India

Xiaomi Redmi Y1, Redmi Y1 Lite Launched: Price in India & Specifications

Redmi Y1

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Xiaomi has launched the Brand New Redmi Y1 and Redmi Y1 Lite smartphones as the first members of its new Redmi Y-series, with the target audience as the youth of India. The biggest highlight of the Redmi Y1 is its 16-megapixel selfie camera, complete with a LED selfie light. The Redmi Y1 Lite is similar to its sibling in specifications but features a 5-megapixel camera in front, and looks like a rebranded Redmi Note 5A. Alongside the phones, Xiaomi also announced the availability of the MIUI 9 Global ROM - early November for Redmi Note 4, Mi MIX 2, and Mi Max 2, with other smartphones set to get it by end of the month.

Redmi Y116MP with Selfie-light
LED Selfie-light | Fingerprint sensor
Dedicated microSD card slot
Snapdragon 435 octa-core processor
From ₹ 8,999

16MP front camera
Effortlessly gorgeous selfies

Up your selfie game with the 16MP front
facing selfie camera which lets you capture
sharper and more vibrant self-portraits, and
Beautify 3.0 enhances your natural beauty
while preserving original facial details every

Soft-toned Selfie-light
Adjusts skin tone, highlights eyes

Take perfectly lit selfies, even under low light

Large 13.9cm (5.5) HD display

Redmi Y1 lets you see more and do more, thanks to the large 13.9cm (5.5) HD display.
It is the perfect media consumption device that sits comfortably in one hand.

3080mAh long-life battery
Up to 10 days standby time

The Redmi Y1 is optimized for longer battery lifespan.
It is powered by a large-capacity 3080mAh battery,
and coupled with system-level MIUI optimisations,
it offers up to 10 hours of video playback, 12 hours of gaming,
and 21 hours of reading.

Snapdragon octa-core processor
Smooth and seamless gaming experience

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 octa-core processor
ensures quick and smooth performance,
even when you're playing visually-intensive games.

Thin, durable body

Redmi Y1 takes on a metallic and stylish appearance
while remaining extremely lightweight at a mere 153g.
It is available in Gold, and Dark grey colors.

Rose Gold color variant will be available soon.

Dual SIM + microSD expansion
Up to 128GB

Supports simultaneous use of two SIM cards for data
and phone calls and a microSD card for data storage.

Fingerprint sensor enhances security

Securely lock your phone and sensitive files - and unlock them
at the touch of your fingertips

MIUI 9 Lightning fast
13.9cm (5.5) HD displayOne-handed operation16MP front cameraUltra-high resolutionSoft-toned Selfie-lightSimulates effects of natural lightingOcta-core processorQualcomm Snapdragon 4353080mAh batteryLong battery lifeFingerprint sensorUnlocks your phone fast
Large 13.9cm
(5.5) displayOne-handed operationOne-handed
operationHigh resolution front cameraLED Selfie-lightDedicated LED light
for perfect selfiesOcta-core processorQualcomm Snapdragon 4353080mAh (typ)Long standby timeFingerprint sensorUltra-fast unlocking

Processor & Memory

3GB + 32GB / 4GB + 64GB

Qualcomm Snapdragon 435
Adreno 505 graphics processor
Supports expandable storage up to 128GB (VFAT format)

*Available storage and RAM are less than the total memory due to storage of the operating system
and software pre-installed in the device.

Battery life

3080mAh(typ) / 3000mAh(min)*

Talk time: 32hrs
Video playback: 10hrs
Gaming: 12hrs
Navigation: 15hrs
Audio playback: 75hrs
Reading time: 21hrs
Standby time: 10days


Height: 153mm
Width: 76.2mm
Thickness: 7.7mm
Weight: 153g


13MP rear camera

ƒ/2.2 aperture
Supports PDAF technology
Low light enhancement
Burst mode
Face recognition
Real-time filters
16MP front camera with Selfie-light

Beautify, 36 smart beauty profiles
Video call with real-time beautify
ƒ/2.0 large aperture, 76.4° wide-angle lens
Selfie countdown
Face recognition

Video recordings

1080p/720p video, 30fps


13.9 cm (5.5) HD display (measured diagonally)
2.5D front display
Up to 450-nits brightness
1280 x 720 resolution
1000:1 contrast ratio
72% NTSC color gamut

Night display
Reading mode
Color temperature adjustment

and Connectivity

2 + 1 hybrid SIM tray

Nano-SIM + Nano-SIM + expandable microSD card
Network bands

Two 4G networks cannot be used simultaneously.
When using two SIM cards,
one will support 4G while the other will not.

GSM B2/3/5/8
WCDMA B1/2/5/8
FDD-LTE B1/3/4/5/7/8/20
TDD-LTE B38/40


801.11 b/g/n
Wi-Fi Direct
Bluetooth 4.2, Bluetooth HID


and positioning

Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor
Electronic compass
Fingerprint sensor
Hall sensor

Multimedia support


Supports H.265 /HEVC (main profile), H.264 (baseline / main / high profiles), MPEG4 (simple profile / ASP),
and VC-1 (simple / main / advanced profile) video formats. Supports PCM, AAC / AAC+ / eAAC+, MP3,
AMR (NB and WB), FLAC, APE, DSD, WAV and other audio formats.

Package contents

Redmi Y1 / Power adapter / USB 2.0 cable / Warranty card / User guide / SIM insertion tool