Xiaomi Redmi Y1 (4GB RAM + 64GB)
Xiaomi Redmi Y1 4GB RAM Price in India
- Dual Sim, VoLTE, 4G, 3G, Wi-Fi
- Octa Core, 1.4 GHz Processor
- 4 GB RAM, 64 GB inbuilt
- 3080 mAh Battery
- Android, v7.0
- Memory Card Supported
- 13 MP Rear + 16 MP Front Camera
- 5.5 inches, 720 x 1280 px displa
Xiaomi Redmi Y1 64GB smartphone has a 5.50-inch touchscreen display with 720 x 1280 pixels resolution. Under the hood, the device is powered by octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 processor with 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal storage expandable up to 128 GB via a microSD card. The Xiaomi Redmi Y1 has a 13 MP rear camera with PDAF and dual LED flash. It also has a 16 MP front shooter for selfies lovers. The camera has features like Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR and panorama shot.
The Xiaomi Redmi Y1 runs Android 7.0 out of the box with the company’s proprietary MIUI 9 on top and is powered by a 3080 mAh non-removable battery. The device can deliver 240 hours of standby time, 32 hours of talk time and music play for over 75 hours. The smartphone has sleek dimensions of 153.00 x 76.20 x 7.70 mm and weighs just 153.00 grams.
Xiaomi Redmi Y1 4GB RAM Key Specs
- Snapdragon 435 processor
- 4GB RAM
- 64GB internal storage
- 3080 mAh battery
- 13 M.Pixels rear & 16 M.Pixels selfie
- 5.5 inch screen
- Dual SIM (Nano SIM)
- Android OS, 7.1.1 (Nougat)
Redmi Y1 Review: Xiaomi’s SelfY Solution
Make no mistake, Xiaomi has shown its capability to make excellent phones that stand the test of time and continue to remain relevant even years after release. Devices such as the Redmi Note 3 and Redmi Note 4 have continued to dominate the mid-range segment and will continue to do so, as they are miles ahead of the curve compared to other devices priced similarly. Enter the Xiaomi Redmi Y1, a device that has similar specifications to the Redmi 4A. I was a bit sceptical, initially, when I heard about the device’s release during Xiaomi’s recent press release. The specifications did look underwhelming, barring the secondary camera. Let’s take a quick look at the specifications the Xiaomi Redmi Y1 brings to the table.My expectations from the device weren’t very high, to begin with, but thankfully it did a decent-ish job for the most part, with a few minor kinks here and there, which I’ll explain in detail in a bit.
Xiaomi Redmi Y1: Design and Build Quality
I’m not going to sugar-coat this in any way. The Redmi Y1 feels cheap. The polycarbonate body is sturdy and survived a few drops without so much as a scratch, but that’s not the impression one would get holding the phone for the first time. The display, despite lacking Gorilla Glass protection, held its own every time the device was dropped. Granted that the drops were not deliberate and the device never landed screen first, the display is sturdy and should survive mild drops.
The bottom portion of the phone houses the stereo speakers, mic, and the micro USB port. On the left side, we have the SIM and microSD card tray, bundled together in one neat little slot. The volume rockers and power buttons are on the right edge and have a nice tactile feel to them, though it’s easy to get confused between the two at times. On the top, we have the IR blaster and the (soon to be dead) 3.5mm audio jack. The front and rear camera, along with the LED flashes are coplanar with the top antenna band, while the capacitive buttons on the bottom are coplanar with the bottom antenna band. The design is no different from your standard garden variety Xiaomi device, which seems to work well.