The front-facing camera features a 16MP sensor with f/2.0 aperture and Beautify 3.0 technology that allows you to enhance your beauty. You will be impressed with the colors, contrast and viewing angles of its display. The fingerprint scanner is very reliable. You can not only improve your smartphone’s security with its help but also use it as a way to purchase things.
Xiaomi Redmi Y1
16MP front-facing camera
Xiaomi Redmi Y1 features a 13MP rear-facing sensor with f/2. aperture, phase detection autofocus, and HDR support. The front-facing camera features a 16MP sensor with f/2.0 aperture and Beautify 3.0 technology that allows you to enhance your beauty. If you like to take selfies, you will also be happy to hear that this smartphone can take photos in most lighting conditions. And its wide-angle lens is great for taking group selfies.
If you are familiar with Xiaomi smartphones, you will notice much of the familiair screen design language used on the Xiaomi Redmi Y1. The smartphone offers a
5.5-inchFull HD display with 1280×720 pixel resolution. It is protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 4. You will be impressed by its colors, contrast and viewing angles. And one of the best parts of the screen is that it can adjust brightness according to the surrounding light and offers good outdoor visibility.
Whopping 3080mah battery
You will never have to worry about making the smartphone work from sunrise to sundown because Xiaomi Redmi Y1 comes with a massive 3080mAh battery. Due to an energy-efficient processor and power-optimized MIUI, it is unlikely that you will run out of juice fast, while taking photos with the camera or watching videos. The smartphone offers 10 hours of video playback, 12 hours of gaming, and 21 hours of reading.
Powerful octa-core Snapdragon processor
The phone comes with a strong processor to ensure you can run the apps and games of any kind. Xiaomi Redmi Y1 is fast and incredibly versatile owing to Snapdragon 435 processor paired with 3GB/4GB of RAM and 32GB/64GB of storage space. And if you need more storage, you can insert a MicroSD card. Gaming performance is extraordinary due to Adreno 505 graphics chip. You will not notice a single stutter. This smartphone is a real powerhouse. Such a beasty combination of a central processor, GPU and memory chip make wonders to it.
Thin and durable body
When you hold Xiaomi Redmi Y1, you know there is not many smartphones like this one. It has a metal frame that gives it a premium look. The surface of the smartphone is inviting to touch and its display is gorgeous. Xiaomi Redmi Y1 is tall (153mm) and skinny (7.7mm) and surely more compact than most smartphones out there. It is comfortable to hold and the metal doesn’t feel slippery. The colors to choose from are gold and silver.
Superfast fingerprint scanner
Many of the design elements that you are used to seeing in Xiaomi smartphones are here as well, including a modern fingerprint scanner on the back cover. The fingerprint scanner is very reliable. You can not only enhance your smartphone’s security with its help but also use it as a way to purchase things.
Well-optimized MIUI 9
Out of the box, Redmi Y1 runs MIUI 9 software. One of its best features is customizability and multi-level optimization. For example, you can change the name of your SIM networks if you don’t like the given names. You can also customize the look of the main menu and you can install beta versions of MIUI.
*To be confirmed
153×76.2×7.7 mm (6.02×3.00×0.30 in)
153 g (5.29 oz)
Nano-SIM + Nano-SIM + expandable microSD card (Two 4G networks cannot be used simultaneously.
When using two SIM cards, one will support 4G while the other will not.)
IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors,
5.5 inches, 13.9 cm (~71.5% screen-to-body ratio)
1280×720 pixels (~267 ppi pixel density)
MIUI 9.0 Android OS, v7.0 (Nougat)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 435
Octa-core 8x ARM Cortex A53
microSD, up to 128 GB
13 MP, f/2.2, phase detection autofocus, low light enhancement, HDR, real-time filters, LED flash
Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
1080p / 720p, 30fps
16 MP, f/2.0, 76.4 °wide-angle lens
Video call with real-time beautify
Wi-Fi 801.11 b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
4.2, Bluetooth HID
Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, Ambient light sensor,Infrared
3080mAh (typ) / 3000mAh (min)
Standby time: 10days
1 x Phone
1 x Power adapter
1 x USB cable
1 x SIM needle
1 x User manual