Xiaomi Redmi Y1 specs: 16MP front camera with LED flash and Snapdragon 435

By | 2nd November 2017

The Redmi Y1 brings a great selfie camera to the budget segment.

The Xiaomi Redmi Y1 is now official in India, and like the rest of Xiaomi's offerings, you get great value for your money. The highlight of the phone is a 16MP front camera, which has an LED flash module that lets you take decent selfies in low-light scenarios.

The rest of the specs are in line with other Redmi devices in this segment: you get 3GB of RAM and 32GB storage, along with a decent-sized 3080mAh battery. Xiaomi is also rolling out the global version of MIUI 9 with the device, and there are a lot of new features to look forward to on the software front as well. Here's a detailed look at the specs on offer with the Redmi Y1:

CategorySpec
Operating SystemMIUI 9 atop Android 7.1.2 Nougat
Display5.5-inch IPS LCD 1280 x 720 (236ppi)
Gorilla Glass, 2.5D curved glass
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 435
Octa-core Cortex A53
GPUAdreno 505
RAM3GB/4GB
Storage32GB/64GB
ExpandableYes, up to 256GB (dedicated slot)
Battery3080mAh
ChargingMicroUSB
Rear Camera13MP f/2.2, PDAF
Dual-tone flash
1080p video
Front Camera16MP f/2.0
1080p video
Single LED flash
ConnectivityWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2
IR blaster, 3.5mm jack
GPS/AGPS, GLONASS, BeiDou
SecurityOne-touch fingerprint sensor at the back
SIMDual SIM slot
Dimensions153 x 76.2 x 7.7mm
Weight153g
ColorsGold, Dark Grey

The Redmi Y1 will be going up for sale in the country for ₹8,999, and ₹10,999 for the 4GB variant with 64GB storage. Interested in knowing more about the device? Read our preview:

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