Xiaomi Redmi Y1 Specifications Price in Nigeria UK India and USA

Xiaomi Redmi Y1 is a device made for photo enthusiast and selfie lovers alike, with the system packing a 16 MegaPixel Selfie shooter with a Selfie LED, a beauty 3.0 enhancer feature, also under the hood is an Octa-Core Processor unit tagged along with 3/4GB worth of RAM for Multi tasking.

Xiaomi Redmi Y1 Key Features

  • 5.5-inch IPS Display, 720 x 1280 pixels (236 ppi)
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 Octa-core CPU
  • Android 7.0 (Nougat), MIUI 9.0 with 3GB / 4GB RAM
  • 32GB / 64GB built-in Storage, supports up to 256GB microSD card
  • 13MP Rear Camera and 16MP Front Camera
  • Fingerprint Scanner (Rear)
  • 4G LTE Data
  • 3080 mAh Li-ion Battery


The Xiaomi Redmi Y1 rocks a metallic design on its body build, looking quite glossy especially when looking at it from the rear. It is quite slim with 7.7 millimetres along its width and the weight is decent at 153 grams.

Xiaomi Redmi Y1 Specifications Price in Nigeria UK India and USA


The Xiaomi Redmi Y1 rocks a huge 5.5-inch IPS display which  gives an ample space for content viewing. It comes with a resolution of 1,280 x 720 pixels which is quite a little bit disappointing considering the fact that most phones comes with a 1080P resolution, but this is a budget phone after all. There is Corning Gorilla Glass 3 to protect against scratches.


The Xiaomi Redmi Y1 features a high resolution 16MP selfie camera with LED selfie light. This does incredibly well in low  lighting conditions and poorly lit room. Also a Beautify 3.0 feature included to help improve selfie quality.

The rear camera features a 13MP sensor was expecting a dual rear camera but its a budget phone. It gets the support of LED flash and phase detection auto-focus to enhance image quality. Both the selfie and main cameras shoot Full HD (1080p) videos.

Hardware and SoC

Performance appears to be on point with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 chipset on board the Xiaomi Redmi Y1. The octa-core processor runs at a maximum speed of 1.4 GHz. An Adreno 505 GPU takes charge of graphics crunching games and crisp fluid display content.

It comes with 3GB or 4GB RAM, depending on the variant. Storage is ample as well at 32 GB or 64 GB depending on the variant too, which is also expandable via an external Sdcard slot to 256GB. The Xiaomi Redmi Y1 boots Android 7.0 Nougat with MIUI 9.0 skin on top.

Other Features

There is a 3,080mAh Li-Ion battery providing juice to get the phone running. Xiaomi says it optimized its Redmi Y1 for longer battery lifespan. The Xiaomi Redmi Y1 promises up to 12 hours of gaming and 10 days standby time.

The mobile phone features a fingerprint scanner on the rear for fast unlocking. Xiaomi Redmi Y1 also has non-hybrid dual SIM slots. Connectivity options include 4G LTE, Bluetooth 4.2 and Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n with Wi-Fi Direct.

Pricing and Availability

The Xiaomi Redmi Y1 is a variant of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A targeted at the Indian market. The Xiaomi Redmi Y1 will not be available in Nigeria and Kenya. You can buy the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A instead. The Xiaomi Redmi Y1 price in India starts at Rs. 6,999.

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Xiaomi Redmi Y1 Specifications

Here are a few specs of the Xiaomi Redmi Y1:

General Features

  • Platform: Android 7.0 (Nougat), MIUI 9.0
  • Processor: Octa-core Processor: 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53 (Qualcomm MSM8940 Snapdragon 435)
  • GPU: Adreno 505
  • Memory: 3 GB RAM or 4 GB RAM
  • Colours: Gold, Dark Grey, Silver, Rose Gold
  • Dimension: 153 x 76.2 x 7.7 mm
  • Weight: 153 g
  • SIM Type: Nano-SIM
  • SIM Count: Dual SIM, Dual stand-by


  • Display: 5.5 inches, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors, 720 x 1280 pixels (236 ppi)
  • Screen Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 3


  • Rear Camera: 13 MP Camera, f/2.2, 1080p HD Video@30fps
  • Rear Camera Features: Geo-tagging, phase detection autofocus, LED flash, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama,
  • Front Camera: 16 MP Camera, f/2.0


  • Built-in Storage: 32 GB or 64 GB
  • Memory Card Support: Yes, up to 256 GB

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: Yes
  • 3G WCDMA: Yes
  • 4G LTE: Yes, LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 38(2600), 40(2300)

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
  • HSPA+: Yes
  • 4G LTE: Yes
  • WLAN: Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth v4.2, A2DP, LE
  • NFC: No
  • Infrared Blaster: No
  • USB Port: Yes, microUSB 2.0


  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes


  • Music Player: Yes, MP3/WAV/eAAC+/Flac player
  • Video Player: Yes, XviD/MP4/H.264 player
  • FM Radio: Yes
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes


  • Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
  • Maps: Yes

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass: Yes
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: Yes
  • Barometer: No
  • SpO2: No
  • Pedometer: No
  • Heart Rate Monitor: No
  • Gyroscope: Yes
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes (Rear)
  • Iris Scanner: No
  • Face Unlock: No

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
  • Wireless Charging: No
  • Built-in Mobile Payment: No
  • Water Resistant: No
  • Dust Resistant: No
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Document Viewer: Yes


  • Battery: 3080 mAh Li-Ion Battery (Non Removable)
  • Talktime: Up to 240 hour
  • Standby Time: Up to 32 hour


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