xiaomi redmi y1 lite
xiaomi redmi y1 lite

Xiaomi Redmi Y1 Lite also gets the glorious chance of debuting Xiaomi’s new selfie-focused series alongside the Xiaomi Redmi Y1. Xiaomi Redmi Y1 was seen to have 16MP selfie camera, 5.5 inches HD display, MIUI 9 user interface and on and on and on. From its name, you guess instantly that this smartphone is a lighter version of the Redmi Y1. Well, just to point out the obvious, it is a trimmed down version of the Redmi Y1. In this article, Redmi Y1 Lite will be reviewed and the difference from the Redmi Y1 will be stated clearly. Stay in line.


Its design and outlook is like the Redmi Y1. The location of the fingerprint scanner, front camera, android navigation buttons, rear camera and even the LED flash. Sporting the same colour variants as the Redmi Y1, Redmi Y1 Lite has Gold and Dark Grey.

The display has 5.5 inches size coupled with 1280 x 720 pixels resolution. Its screen is protected by the third version of Corning Gorilla Glass. The screen has the multi-touch input and a screen-to-body ratio of 69%. The smartphone’s display has 16 million display colours and a 2.5D Curved Glass.


In this area, the Android v7.1.2 Nougat OS is what remains the same in the two debut smartphones. The CPU powering this smartphone is a Quad core 1.3GHz ARM Cortex-A53. The processor type is the 64-bit type. The chipset used on this version of the smartphone is the Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 SoC unlike the Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 SoC used in the Redmi Y1. This CPU also makes use of the 28nm process technology. Qualcomm Adreno 505 is the graphics agent on the smartphone.

Unlike the Redmi Y1, this smartphone has no variance in the memory lane. The memory factor on the smartphone hits a 2GB average RAM responsible for the multi-tasking roles. The internal storage has a 16GB capacity for storing files. It can also be expanded to 256GB if a micro SD card is employed.


The front camera has a 16MP sensor for capturing selfies while the rear has a 13MP shooter for capturing images from its point of view. The rear camera has a dual LED flash for brightening images in low light conditions. Features such as PDAF, wide angle lens, panorama and HDR are some of the features of the smartphone’s camera. There is 2G GSM and 3G HSDPA network types on the smartphone as well as 4G LTE connectivity.


The smartphone uses a non-removable Lithium Ion 3,080mAh battery as its power source. The battery lacks no Quick Charge technology to boost the charge time.

Xiaomi Redmi Y1 Full Technical Specifications


Device TypeSmartphone
ModelXiaomi Y1 Lite
Announced2nd November, 2017
StatusLaunching Soon


2G NetworkGSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G NetworkHSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz
4G NetworkLTE: 3(1800), 5(850), 40(2300) MHz
SIM TypeNano SIM
SIM CountDual SIM


2GGPRS Up to 32 to 48 kbps; EDGE – up to 236.8 kbps
3GUp to 42.2 Mbps (HSDPA), 5.76 Mbps;(HSUPA)
4GUp to 150 Mbps
SpeedHSPA 42.2 Mbps
Web BrowserYes, HTML5


Weight150 g
Body MaterialAluminium Alloy
ColoursGold, Dark Grey


Display TypeIPS LCD Capacitive touchscreen
Size5.5” HD
Resolution1280 * 720 pixels
Colors16M colors
Pixel Density~267 ppi pixel density
Touch ScreenYes
ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass 3
FeaturesMulti-touch input, Scratch Resistant, 2.5D Curved Glass
Secondary DisplayNo


Primary13 MP
FeaturesHDR, autofocus, Geo-tagging, ISO, panorama camera with LED flash
FlashYes, Dual-LED flash
Secondary16 MP


Operating SystemAndroid OS, 7.1.2 Nougat OS
User InterfaceMIUI 9.0
Java SupportNo


ChipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 425
CPUQuad core 1.30GHz ARM Cortex-A53
GPUQualcomm Adreno 505
RAM (Memory)2 GB RAM
Internal Storage16 GB
Card SlotExpandable to 256GB
SensorsFingerprint sensor, accelerometer, proximity, compass, ambient light sensor
ControlsLock Button, and Volume Key


BluetoothYes, Bluetooth v4.2, A2DP (Advance Audio Distribution Profile), LE Profile
Wi-FiYes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Dual Band
Wi-fi HotspotYes
USB TypeMicro USB v2.0
Wireless Chargingn/a


Battery TypeLi-Ion Battery
Capacity3,080 mAh Battery
StandbyUp to 241 hours
Talk TimeUp to 30 hours
Music PlayUp to 66.5 hours


SMSYes (threaded view)
EmailYes, IMAP4, POP3, SMTP


Audio PlaybackYes, MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, MIDI, WAV, AC3, FLAC
Video PlaybackYes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player
Video Outn/a
FM RadioYes, Stereo FM radio with RDS
Alert TypesVibration, Ringtones
Ring TonesMP3, WAV
HandsfreeYes, 3.5mm Jack

Other Features

– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FlAC player
– DivX/Xvid/MP4/H.265 player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer

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When Xiaomi Redmi Y1 gets released, there is high chance it will be sold at $139 that’s about NGN50,000.

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