Redmi Y1 : Review, Specifications and Price in India

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Xiaomi announce Redmi Y1 launch in India. It shall come in two memory variants 3GB/32 GB and 4GB/64 GB. Y1 3GB variant MOP is 8,999 while 4GB variant will be available at Rs. 10,999 on online platform.  In offline market, MOP will be Rs. 500 higher than online pricing. Redmi y1 comes in two colors Gold and Dark Grey.

Redmi Y1 16MP with Selfie-light
Redmi Y1 16MP with Selfie-light

IRS Rating for Redmi Y1 : 4.5/5

USP of Redmi Y1 and Special features

  • 16 MP Selfie-light camera
  • 5.5 inch display
  • octa-core processor and Fingerprint sensor

Also Read, iPhone X is out of stock at Amazon n Flipkart

Redmi Y1 Review and Analysis : Redmi Y1 signify end of Note 4 era. Redmi note 4 has been No. 1 most selling smartphone for Q1 and Q2. Xiaomi has never focused on selfie camera segment for selling smartphones.  Vivo and Oppo has been remarkably successful with high resolution selfie camera. Manu jain with launch of Y1 has posed a serious threat to Vivo and Oppo.

Y1 significant feature is 16 MP selfie light camera, It comes with 5.5 inch screen and consumer can have snapdragon octa core processor with 4GB RAM and 64 GB ROm at mere 10,999 rupees.

Xiaomi has been leader in 10k-15k segment, and Y1 series is going to extend its edge over the competition. Manu jain is quickly changing smartphone pie brand chart in India. It has launched Mi Mix2, Mi Max2 and MiA1 recently.

Full Feature and Specifications of Redmi Y1

Display : 5.5 Inch HD display, 2.5 D 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

Battery : 3080 mAh

RAM and ROM : 3 GB + 32 GB / 4GB + 64 GB

Memory Expandable : Yes, expandable storage up to 128GB (VFAT format)

Dimensions : 153*76.2*7.7 mm

Weight : 153 gms

Rear camera : 13 MP, ƒ/2.2 aperture,  Supports PDAF technology,  Low light , enhancement,  HDR,  Panorama,  Burst mode,  Face recognition, Real-time filters

Front camera : 16MP front camera with Selfie-light, 36 smart Beautify profiles, Video call with real-time beautify, ƒ/2.0 large aperture, Selfie countdown, Face recognition

Video recording : 1080p/720p video, 30fps

SIM Slot : 2+1 , nano sim+nano sim, dedicated sim for SD card

Networks band : Two 4G networks cannot be used simultaneously,  GSM B2/3/5/8, WCDMA B1/2/5/8, FDD-LTE B1/3/4/5/7/8/20, TDD-LTE B38/40

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

Navigation  And Sensors : GPS, Infrared, Ambient light sensor, AGPS, Gyroscope, Electronic compass, GLONASS, Accelerometer, Hall sensor, Proximity sensor, Beidou

Multimedia Support : MP4, M4V, MKV, XVID, WAV, AAC,MP3, AMR, FLAC, APE

In The Box Content : Redmi Y1 handset, Power adapter, USB cable, SIM insertion tool, user guide.

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