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Xiaomi Redmi Y1 (2017) review

Android OS v7.1.1 (Nougat)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 MSM8940
3 GB / 32 GB
5.5 inches 720 x 1280 px

The detailed specifications, photos and introductory video of the Xiaomi Redmi Y1 (REDMIY1). The list of the competitors most often compared to the Xiaomi Redmi Y1 smartphone.

The Xiaomi Redmi Y1 (REDMIY1) smartphone released in 2017. It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 MSM8940 chipset, 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal storage.

The Xiaomi Redmi Y1 runs on Android OS v7.1.1 (Nougat) out of the box. It comes with a Li-Po 3080 mAh, non-removable battery. It features a 5.5 inches IPS display with 720 x 1280 px resolution. The IPS technology is one of the most leading LCD technologies in the world.

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Xiaomi Redmi Y1 (REDMIY1) specifications

Brand
Xiaomi
Name
Redmi Y1
Type
REDMIY1
Launch
2017

Body

Weight
153 g
Dimensions
153 x 76.2 x 7.7 mm
Colors
gold
gray
SIM type
Nano SIM

System

The Xiaomi Redmi Y1 runs on Android OS v7.1.1 (Nougat) out of the box, but the Redmi Y1's firmware can be upgraded to a newer version of OS.

OS
Android OS v7.1.1 (Nougat)
Chipset
Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 MSM8940
CPU
Octa-core, Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53, Quad-core 1.1 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU
Adreno 505

Display

Screen size is measured in inches, diagonally from corner to corner. The 5.5 inches IPS capacitive touch screen with 720 x 1280 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Technology
IPS
Size
5.5 inches
Resolution
720 x 1280 px
Multitouch
yes

Memory

The smartphone's memory (3 GB) cannot be expanded, but the storage (32 GB) can be expanded with a microSD card.

RAM
3 GB
Internal storage
32 GB
External storage
microSD

Camera

The camera of the Xiaomi Redmi Y1 is equipped with autofocus. Autofocus is a camera feature that fine-tunes the focus of the camera, it is a nice feature of this smartphone.

Front camera
16 MP
Rear camera
13 MP
4160 x 3120 px
autofocus
Flash
Dual LED

Connectivity

Redmi Y1 is 3G and 4G capable. This smartphone has a built-in GPS receiver. GPS is a satellite based navigation system that allows the determination of the exact geographical location on Earth. This Xiaomi smartphone has FM radio receiver.

GSM
850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Mobile network
2G / 3G / 4G
WLAN
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n
Bluetooth
v4.2, A2DP
GPS
A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou
NFC
no
FM radio
yes
USB
microUSB 2.0, USB host
Audio
3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Po 3080 mAh, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup.

Type
Li-Po 3080 mAh, non-removable

Features

The smartphone sensors measure physical quantities and transmit them to the application processor. The phones's accelerometer is a built-in electronic component that measures tilt and motion. A fingerprint sensor is one of the easiest and most secure ways to protect your smartphone. The proximity sensor detects when a user is holding the phone near their face during a call and turns off the display to prevent keypad presses and battery consumption from the display. The Redmi Y1 has Dual SIM capability, which means that you can insert two different SIM cards and use them both from one phone.

Sensors
accelerometer
compass
fingerprint
gyroscope
hall
light
proximity
Specials
Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Dual SIM
MIUI 9
IR Remote

Links

Official site
http://www.mi.com/

The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the Xiaomi Redmi Y1, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

Xiaomi Redmi Y1 (REDMIY1) pictures

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