As for the specifications, the dual-SIM (Nano) supporting Xiaomi Redmi Y1 runs MIUI based on Android OS and sports a 5.5-inch HD (720×1280 pixels) display with Corning Gorilla Glass protection on top. Powering the budget device is an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 processor along with 3GB RAM and Adreno 505 GPU.
Users can also expand the inbuilt storage of the smartphone with a microSD card. Selfie lovers get a 16MP front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture, 76.4-degree wide angle sensor and a dedicated flash along with the Beautify feature. There is a 13MP rear camera with PDAF and f/2.2 aperture.
On the security front, the smartphone has a fingerprint sensor at the back. He Redmi Y1 is available in Gold and Dark Grey colour variant. There is an infrared sensor included as well.
The Redmi Y1 Lite has a less powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 processor along with 2GB RAM and 16GB inbuilt storage. It is backed by a 3080mAh battery, supports microSD card and has a 13MP rear camera. The display specifications remain the same as the Redmi Y1.