• #Xiaomi Sale

    Xiaomi Redmi Y1, Redmi Y1 Lite go on sale for first time in India

    Thu, 09 Nov 2017 09:46 IST

    The sale began at 12 pm today. Launched at an event in Delhi this year, India is one of the first countries to receive the device.

    Xiaomi Redmi Y1, Redmi Y1 Lite go on sale for first time in India
    Xiaomi’s budgeted smartphone Redmi Y1 and Redmi Y1 Lite will goes on to first sale today

    Chinese technology giant Xiaomi’s budgeted smartphone Redmi Y1 and Redmi Y1 Lite will go on their first sale today on Amazon and Mi.com.

    The prices start at Rs 6,999 and goes all the way to Rs 10,999.

    The latest Y series gadgets introduced by Xiaomi are placed close to the other Redmi series devices in the segment. However, these devices have been tweaked to appeal young consumers.

    The sale began at 12 pm today. Launched at an event in Delhi this year, India is one of the first countries to receive the device.

    Considering how previous Xiaomi devices got sold out, the Redmi Y1 and Redmi Y1 Lite are expected to go out of stock in a matter of minutes. To have a better chance at buying the device, the user is advised to sign in before time, enter the address and card details before 12pm.

    Here are the specifications of Xiaomi Redmi Y1:

    • Xiaomi Redmi Y1 has a 16Megapixel front facing camera and a 16Megapixel primary camera.
    • The device not only features a high definition module but also performs better in terms of low-light pictures.
    • The front facing camera will come with an LED flash and a 76.4 degree wide angle lens.
    • The device comes with curved edges and sports a fingerprint sensor on the rear panel.
    • The gadget sports a 5.5 inch HD display which will be covered by a Corning Gorilla Glass.
    • The device uses aluminum alloy mid-frame for better heat dissipation.
    • The Xiaomi Redmi Y1 will be powered by octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 SoC.
    • The latest-gen processor will be couple with either 3GB RAM and 32GB internal storage, or 4GB RAM with 64GB internal storage.
    • The 3GB variant will be priced at Rs 8,999, whereas the higher 4GB variant will be available at Rs 10,999.
    • The device comes with a dedicated RedmicroSD card slot with dual nano SIM support.
    • Xiaomi will also offer an infrared remote with the device.

    The Redmi Y1 will be available at a price of Rs 8,999 for 32GB variant and Rs 10,999 for 64GB variant.

    Here are the specifications of Redmi Y1 Lite:

    • Redmi Y1 Lite will come with a price tag of Rs 6,999.
    • With this, buyers will have three variants of the Redmi Y1 series to choose from.
    • The lighter variant of the Redmi Y-series, Redmi Y1 Lite will weigh at a little 150 grams.
    • The screen on Redmi Y1 Lite will sport the same 5.5-inch HD screen with Corning Gorilla Glass as seen on the Redmi Y1.
    • The primary camera on the lighter variant of Redmi Y-series will be a 13Megapixel shooter.
    • No details were disclosed about the selfie camera on the Redmi Y1 Lite, though.
    • The processor on Xiaomi Redmi Y1 Lite will be a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 425, along with 2GB of RAM and 16GB internal storage.
    • The powerhouse on this device will be a 3080mAh battery which can last a day.

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