Due to the craze of smartphones with good selfie camera, companies are launching such type of smartphones regularly. Xiaomi has also launched such a Selfie camera focused low budget smartphone which is Redmi Y1, while it has also launched an affordable version Redmi Y1 Lite at Rs 6,999. Redmi Y1 launched at price Rs 8,999 is definitely a good option for selfie lovers and you should also go through its other features. Redmi Y1 weights at 153 grams. It comes out of the box with MIUI 9 which is based on Android Nougat 7.1.2 operating system.
Redmi Y1 comes with 5.5 inch display screen having resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. Display screen is protected with Gorilla Glass. It is a 2.5D curved display screen having good viewing angles.
This new Xiaomi smartphone is powered with Qualcomm Snapdragon Octa Core 64 bit processor which is clocked at 1.4GHz. It comes with Adreno 505 GPU. It comes with 3GB RAM and internal memory of 32GB. You can get external memory up to 128GB using microSD card. As per the information available, another variant of Redmi Y1 which will get available later is provided with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage space priced at Rs 10,999. People with budget lesser than Rs 10,000 may prefer to go for the 3GB RAM version as it is comes under Rs 10,000.
The rear camera is a 13MP camera having aperture f/2.2. The front camera is a 16MP camera with f/2.0 aperture. You’ll be able to do FHD video recording with this smartphone. Beauty 3.0 and other good features of the selfie camera will allow you to click some of the best photos.
Redmi Y1 has got Dual Nano SIM slots, while it has also got a micro SD slot which will allow you to get storage space up to 128GB. The connectivity features available in this device are 3G, 4G VoLTE, WiFi, GPS, Bluetooth etc. The battery may not be a very powerful one, but it is decent one as it is a 3080 mAh battery.
Sensors available in Xiaomi Redmi Y1 are Gyro, Light, Proximity, Accelerometer, Step and Hall.
Many people will like to do comparison of Redmi Y1 and Redmi Y1 Lite before making the final decision. You now already know the pros of Redmi Y1, the pros of Redmi Y1 Lite which comes at an affordable price are 5.5 inch display, 2GB RAM, 16GB internal storage space and 13MP rear camera. Unlike the 16 megapixel camera provided in Redmi Y1, this Lite version comes with 5MP front camera.
At price Rs 8,999, Redmi Y1 is definitely a good option as it has good storage space, 3GB RAM and a superb selfie camera. Do let me know your thoughts about this selfie camera focused smartphone.