Audio Overview of Xiaomi Redmi Y1


Quick Review of Xiaomi Redmi Y1

The Good
  • Front camera flash for good low-light selfies
  • Light in weight
  • Big screen size
  • Comes with a dedicated microSD card slot
The Bad
  • Plastic build
  • Battery capacity is less than its previous version

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Xiaomi Redmi Y1 Full Features & Specifications

Launched in: November 2017
Note: Scores are assigned in comparison to similarly priced products
Display   7 / 10 See Better Options
Screen Size 5.5 inch
Screen Resolution 1280 x 720 pixels
Screen Type LCD
Pixel Density 267 PPI
Screen Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Bezel Less No
Screen Features 2.5D Curved Glass
Chipset   9 / 10 See Better Options
Brand Qualcomm
Processor Speed 1.4GHz
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 435
Processor Type Octa-Core
Graphics Adreno 505
Camera   8 / 10 See Better Options
Rear Camera Resolution 13MP
Dual Rear Camera No
Front Camera Resolution 16MP
Dual Selfie Camera No
Camera Details Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
Video Recording Resolution Full HD Video Recording (1080p)
Camera Features Autofocus, Phase Detection Autofocus (PDAF), LED Flash
General Specifications
Operating System Android
OS Version Android 7.1 Nougat
OS Detail MIUI 9
Device Type Touchscreen
USB Connector Type Micro USB
Features Fingerprint Scanner, GPS, FM Radio
Sensors Accelerometer, Proximity Sensor, Magnetometer, Ambient Light, Gyroscope, IR Blaster
Dimensions (mm) 153 x 76.2 x 7.7
Weight 153 grams
Connectivity 4G LTE (India Compatible), 3G, 2G, WiFi, Bluetooth, VoLTE (Works with Jio)
Headphone Jack Type 3.5mm
Color Gold, Dark Gray, Rose Gold
Build Material Metal, Plastic
Device Warranty 1 Year
Warranty Details 1 year manufacturer warranty for device and 6 months manufacturer warranty for in-box accessories including batteries from the date of purchase
In The Box Device, Charger & Cable Separate, SIM Ejector Tool, User Manual, Warranty Card
Storage   8 / 10 See Better Options
Internal Storage 32GB
Card Slot Yes
Maximum Card Slot Capacity 128GB
OTG Support Yes
SIM Card Slots Dual
Network Type GSM
SIM Card Type Nano SIM
SIM 1 Details 4G, 3G, 2G, Nano SIM
SIM 2 Details 4G, 3G, 2G, Nano SIM
Hybrid SIM (microSD + SIM) No
2G Bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Bands LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 38(2600), 40(2300)
Battery   7 / 10 See Better Options
Battery Capacity 3080mAh
Battery Type Lithium-Polymer (Li-Po)
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging No

Xiaomi Redmi Y1 Price in India

The best price of Xiaomi Redmi Y1 is Rs. 9,735. You can buy Xiaomi Redmi Y1 on Flipkart and also look through other stores. All mobile prices are in INR & generally valid with EMI & COD in all cities like Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Chennai & Pune. Kindly report any errors in specs of Xiaomi Redmi Y1. Prices were updated today i.e., 23rd May 2018.
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Xiaomi Redmi Y1 Features

Chinese smartphone giant Xiaomi has launched another sub-10K smartphone that caters to the need of selfie enthusiasts. The Redmi Y1 is a selfie focused smartphone without a big price tag. Let’s look at the overview:

Display & Design:

The Redmi Y1 boasts of a 5.5 inch screen with resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. Xiaomi has fitted a Corning Gorilla Glass for protection against accidental damage & scratches. The display is bright along with vivid color reproduction. The front of the phone houses capacitive buttons, front camera along with LED flash. Sensors on the phone include accelerometer, proximity sensor, ambient light sensor  & IR Blaster. On the back there is a fingerprint scanner. The phone is build of metal & plastic. It has a 3.5mm headphone jack & comes in Gold, Dark Grey & Rose Gold colors.


The Redmi Y1 is targeted towards selfie enthusiasts. The rear camera is equipped with 13MP shooter with autofocus & LED flash. The secondary camera i.e. the front camera comes with 16MP sensor along with LED flash which ensures perfect selfies in low light conditions. Both the cameras come with PDAF system.

Performance, Storage & OS:

The Redmi Y1 runs on octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 processor. It packs 3GB of RAM along with Adreno 505 graphics processor. The phone runs smoothly on moderate usage and the hardware can handle heavy games as well. It offers 32GB inbuilt internal storage with a card slot capacity upto 128GB. The device runs on Android 7.1 Nougat out of the box. It also comes with the latest MIUI 9 that lets you customize the phone as per your needs. 

Battery & Connectivity:

The Redmi Y1 is powered by 3080mAh non-removable battery. It neither supports fast charging nor offers wireless charging. It is a dual sim smartphone that supports nano sim type. Connectivity options on the phone include 4G LTE, 3G, 2G, WiFi, Bluetooth & VoLTE.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) about Redmi Y1:

1. Will this phone work with Reliance Jio network?

Ans: Yes, you can use Reliance Jio as the Redmi Y1 supports VoLTE.

2. Does the phone have a Hybrid second slot?

Ans: No, you can insert two sim cards & one microSD card in their respective slots.

3. How is the camera for selfies?

Ans: The Redmi Y1 offers 16MP front camera with LED flash that caters to your selfie needs.

4. Is the battery removable?

Ans: No, the device doesn’t let user to remove the battery

5. What type of charging connector do I need?

Ans: For charging, a standard Micro USB port is needed.

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Xiaomi Redmi Y1 Ratings

User Reviews for Xiaomi Redmi Y1 (Total: 4)
By Amit Kumar on February 3, 2018
Best buy. Bought this phone 1year ago. It's back camera is very good. Having a battery backup which can stand for 2 days. We can play heavy games in it without lagging.
The Good
  • Good camera
  • Great processor.
  • Battery backup is awesome.
  • Finger print sensor is very fast
  • Fast charging.
  • Easy connectivity.
The Bad
  • Camera is not so good in dim light.
  • Sound volume is not up to the mark.
Was this review helpful?20
By Prem Rajput on March 6, 2018 | Verified Owner
A selfie focussed smartphone with front selfie flash. The specs are good enough to run every single thing smoothly without any lag. Camera performance is good under daylight but not in low light. Good device for those who are selfie-obsessed. For other users, go look somewhere else. this is not the device for you
The Good
  • Good display
  • Front flash for selfies
The Bad
  • Average camera performance under low light
  • Battery life is poor
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By Kris Dev on March 6, 2018 | Verified Owner
Xiaomi Redmi Y1 is a first device by the brand which focuses on cameras. It is designed for those who are obsessed with Selfies. There is a front flash on the device. In all, the sepcs are good but when it comes to performance, the devices is not able to win.
The Good
  • Good display
  • Camera works fine under daylight conditions
  • Portrait mode
The Bad
  • Cameras can be improved a little
  • Average battery life
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By Akanksha Gupta on March 23, 2018
This phone is really well when you don't want to go for an expensive one that could burn a hole in your pocket. Perfect screen size of 5.5 inches with 32 GB RAM and latest android version. A user friendly phone.
The Good
  • Good screen size
  • User friendly
  • Front camera
The Bad
  • Back camera quality
  • Sound and volume quality
  • Doesn't support a few apps
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