Xiaomi’s mid budget devices, the Redmi Y1 and Redmi Y1 Lite will be available for sale today via Amazon. The Redmi Y1 is a selfie centric device which comes in two configurations of 4GB RAM/64GB ROM and 3GB RAM/32GB ROM at a price of Rs 10,999 and Rs 8,999 respectively. The Redmi Y1 Lite comes in only one configuration of 2GB RAM/16GB ROM and will be available at Rs 6,999.Click here to buy Redmi Y1 from Amazon at Rs 8,999.Buy Redmi Y1 lite from amazon at Rs 6,999.
In terms of specifications, the Xiaomi Redmi Y1 features a 16MP front facing camera along with a selfie flash and sports a 13MP rear facing camera. It sports a 5.5-inch HD display and is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 SoC. The device supports dual SIM connectivity and features a dedicated microSD card slot. It is backed by 3080mAh battery and runs on MIUI 9.
The Redmi Y1 Lite is a souped down version of the standard Redmi Y1 and comes with a 5MP front facing camera Instead of a 16MP front facing camera. The Y1 Lite sports the same 5.5-inch HD screen and a 3080mAh battery. It is powered by a Snapdragon 425 SoC with 2GB of RAM, and offers 16GB of internal storage. The device is equipped with a 13MP rear camera and runs on MIUI 9.
Apart from the Redmi Y1 series smartphones, Xiaomi also offers the Redmi 4 and the recently launched Redmi 5A in the sub-10k segment. The Redmi 4 is priced starting at Rs 6,999, while the Redmi 5A starts at Rs 4,999. You can check out our comparison of the three phones here.