Redmi Y1 Lite with 5.5″ display, Infrared sensor launched

The Xiaomi has also launched the company’s latest smartphone, Xiaomi Redmi Y1 Lite in India. It sports 5.5-inch HD screen, packs 13-megapixel primary camera with LED Flash, PDAF and 5-megapixel front camera.

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It is powered by a combination of 2 GB RAM and Snapdragon 425 processor besides running on MIUI 8 which is based on Android 7.1.1 (Nougat) out of the box. Unlike the Redmi Y1 smartphone, the Lite version doesn’t have a fingerprint sensor.

Let us now have a detailed look at the specifications of Xiaomi Redmi Y1 Lite.

Xiaomi Redmi Y1 Lite specifications


The smartphone sports a 5.5-inch HD display at a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels with Corning Gorilla Glass protection, 70 % NTSC color gamut, 1000:1 contrast ratio and 450 nits brightness.


It is powered by 1.4GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 425 Mobile Platform with Adreno 308 GPU and runs on MIUI 8 which is based on Android 7.1.1 (Nougat) out of the box. The OS can be upgraded later to MIUI 9.


The mobile comes with 2 GB RAM and 16 GB ROM. The internal memory can be expanded to 128 GB using the microSD card.

redmi y1 lite


It has 13MP rear camera with LED Flash, f/2.2 aperture, PDAF and 5MP front-facing camera

Connectivity and sensors

The mobile is equipped with an Infrared sensor on board besides supporting 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS / GLONASS and Dual SIM connectivity features.

Battery and Dimensions

The mobile packs 3080mAh (typical) / 3000mAh (minimum) battery and weighs 150 grams with 153× 76.2 × 7.55mm size measurements.

Price and availability

Xiaomi Redmi Y1 Lite will be available in Dark Gray and Gold colors at a price of Rs 6999 exclusively via and from November 8.

Share us your views on the Xiaomi Redmi Y1 Lite in the comments section below.


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