Global technology leader Xiaomi has announced the launch of a new smartphone series designed around people’s lifestyles with Redmi Y1 and Redmi Y1 Lite.
Combined with the user enhancements of MIUI, Redmi Y1 and Redmi Y1 Lite boast a large display, and solid battery life that can get you through a busy day. Xiaomi also unveiled the global version of MIUI 9, the latest upgrade to its popular Android-based operating system, which includes new features designed for India.
Redmi Y1 is Xiaomi’s first phone in India which boasts a Selfie-light. Redmi Y1 features a 5.5 inch HD display with Corning Gorilla Glass, 13 MP f/2.0 rear camera, as well as a 3080 mAh battery. This, paired with a 16 MP front facing camera, ensures selfies come out bright and clear even in challenging conditions.
Redmi Y1 features an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 435, along with 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of on-board storage. Along with this, another variant with 4 GB RAM and 64 GB internal storage will also be available.
Redmi Y1 has a 2+1 card slot, which boasts a dedicated microSD card slot, as well as Dual-SIM (nano+nano) capabilities. Redmi Y1 is priced at Rs. 8,999 for the 3 GB RAM 32 GB storage variant and Rs. 10,999 for the 4 GB 64 GB variant.
Redmi Y1 Lite features an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 processor, along with 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB internal storage. Redmi Y1 Lite boasts a 5.5 inch HD display with Corning Gorilla Glass, 13 MP f/2.0 rear camera, as well as a 3080 mAh battery. Redmi Y1 Lite is priced at Rs. 6,999.
Redmi Y1 and Redmi Y1 Lite are being launched in partnership with Amazon.in, and will be available from 12 Noon on Nov. 8, 2017 across Amazon.in, Mi.com, Mi Home stores, and our offline partners.
MIUI 9 also brings support for the Panchang calendar, festival cards for over 26 festivals in India, as well as Horoscope, News, Cricket News, Cricket Schedule, Football Schedule, Health and Fitness, and ‘On this Day’ information.