Xiaomi Redmi Y1 is a stylish smartphone loaded with great specifications inside out. You can save a good amount of songs, movies and videos as a massive storage is present under the hood. The addition of a front flash makes the device great for low light video calling. The two good quality cameras, at both ends, capture outstanding photos and record high-resolution videos. You can play heavy games as well as do multitasking without much lags as the powerful configuration comes to the fore. However, a better battery backup would have been a blessing in disguise for the users buying it.
The Xiaomi Redmi Y1 features a 5.5-inch IPS LCD HD display (720 x 1280 pixels) and is available in Gold and Dark Grey coloured options. The screen is protected by a Corning Gorilla Glass and a fingerprint sensor is perfectly placed below the rear camera module.
A 13MP (f/2.0) primary camera is armed with the smartphone which can capture mesmerizing images and shoot full HD videos at a speed of 30fps. For selfie lovers, a 16MP (f/2.0) front camera, with an LED flash, is present above the display screen.
The Xiaomi Redmi Y1 comes with a lot of connectivity options on offer. The options include 4G with VoLTE, Wi-Fi, mobile hotspot, Bluetooth, GPS and MicroUSB.
The smartphone is driven by a 1.4GHz Cortex A53, octa-core processor. This set is placed on a chipset of Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 MSM8940 and is paired with a 4GB RAM, thus taking care the overall performance of the device including the gaming. Addressing the graphical needs, the device is equipped with Adreno 505 GPU. The phone boots on MIUI 9 user interface, which is based on the Android v7.1.1 (Nougat) operating system.
The smartphone gets its required power from a 3,080mAh li-ion battery, which keeps the show running for long hours. The Xiaomi Redmi Y1 houses a 64GB inbuilt storage which can be further upgraded with a memory card of up to 128GB.