Compare Redmi Y1 vs Redmi Y1 Lite | Specifications




Redmi Y1 and Redmi Y1 Lite are Xiaomi’s new range of Y series smartphones in India. Both the smartphones are placed in the sub Rs. 10,000 segment and typical of Xiaomi, feature hardware that gives them an edge over the competition.

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Redmi Y1 price is Rs. 8,999 for the 32GB/3GB variant and Rs. 10,999 for the 64GB/4GB variant. As for the Redmi Y1 Lite price in India, you will have to shell out Rs. 6,999 for the handset with 16GB storage and 2GB RAM.

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The highlight of the Redmi Y1 is the 16-megapixel front camera with f/2.0 aperture, 76.4-degree wide-angle lens, and LED selfie light. The front shooter comes with 36 smart beautify profiles and can use the beautification feature in real time during video calls. It also has face recognition and selfie countdown features. On the other hand, the Redmi Y1 Lite has a 5-megapixel selfie camera without the front LED flash or the wide-angle lens. However, the sensor still has f/2.0 aperture to take in more light while taking selfies. Other software features, such as the facial recognition, real-time beautification, and selfie countdown, are present in the Lite model as well.

The Redmi Y1 Lite is powered by the quad-core Snapdragon 425 chipset and comes with 2GB RAM and 16GB internal storage. On the other hand, the Redmi Y1 packs the octa-core Snapdragon 435 chipset under the hood, and will be available in two variants – 3GB RAM + 32GB inbuilt storage and 4GB RAM + 64GB internal storage.

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As for the display panel, both the MIUI 9 handsets sport a 5.5-inch HD (720×1280 pixel) display with 1000:1 contrast ratio and 450-nits brightness. However, the Lite model does not feature the 2.5D curved glass design in front that its sibling does. Another difference, though extremely minor, is that the Lite variant weighs 150 grams and has 7.55mm thickness, while the Redmi Y1 weighs 150 grams and is 7.7mm thick.

Both the handsets feature a 13-megapixel rear camera sensor with f/2.2 aperture and phase-detection autofocus, and real-time filters. If you want to expand storage, the two Redmi Y-series phones come with support for microSD cards of up to 128GB capacities and dedicated slots. The battery capacity for both models is 3080mAh, but the Redmi Y1 is claimed to deliver 35 hours of battery life and the Lite model 32 hours. Connectivity features are common between the two, and include the likes of 4G VoLTE, dual SIM (Nano + Nano) functionality, Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth 4.2, Micro-USB 2.0 port, and 3.5mm audio jack.



Redmi Y1Redmi Y1 Lite
5.5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD 2.5D curved glass display, 450 nits brightness, 1000: 1 Contrast ratio, 70% NTSC color gamut, Corning Gorilla Glass protection5.5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD display, 450 nits brightness, 1000: 1 Contrast ratio, 70% NTSC color gamut, Corning Gorilla Glass protection
1.4GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 435 Mobile Platform with Adreno 505 GPU1.4GHz Quad-Core Snapdragon 425 Mobile Platform with Adreno 308 GPU
3GB RAM with 32GB internal storage, 4GB RAM with 64GB storage, expandable memory up to 128GB with microSD2GB RAM, 16GB internal storage, expandable memory up to 128GB with microSD
Android 7.1.2 (Nougat) with MIUI 8, upgradable to MIUI 9Android 7.1.1 (Nougat) with MIUI 8, upgradable to MIUI 9
Dual SIMDual SIM
13MP rear camera with LED Flash, f/2.2 aperture, PDAF13MP rear camera with LED Flash, f/2.2 aperture, PDAF
16MP front-facing camera with LED flash, OmniVision sensor, f/2.0 aperture, 76.4-degree wide-angle lens5MP front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture
Fingerprint sensor, Infrared sensorInfrared sensor
Dimensions: 153× 76.2 × 7.7mm; Weight: 153gDimensions: 153× 76.2 × 7.55mm; Weight: 150g
4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS / GLOASS4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS / GLONASS
3080mAh (typical) / 3000mAh (minimum) battery3080mAh (typical) / 3000mAh (minimum) battery

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