Xiaomi Redmi Y1 Mobile Phone Review

Team Storytap 2017-11-02

Xiaomi Redmi Y1 Mobile Phone Review

Xiaomi Redmi Y1


Models: Xiaomi Redmi Y1
  1. Xiaomi Redmi Y1(3GB ram + 32GB phone storage)
  2. Xiaomi Redmi Y1(4GB ram+ 64GB phone storage)

Price: ₹ 8,999 for 3GB model & ₹ 10,999 for 4GB model
Colors: Gold & Dark grey
Available: Amazon and Mi from 8th November 2017

What We Liked

  • Display: The Redmi Y1 has a 5.5 inch Full HD display with protective glass.
  • Display Features: Night display, Reading mode, Color temperature adjustment these are some useful features.
  • Performance: This smartphone is powered by octa core 1.4 Ghz processor with 3GB & 4 GB RAM makes glitch free multi-tasking but not for gamers.
  • Camera: This device is designed to capture any moment with both side LED flash, 13MP rear camera & 16 MP front camera is superior for perfect selfie.
  • Battery Life: It has a 3080mAh battery, which is sufficient for daily use.
  • Sound Quality: The sound quality is good.
  • Fingerprint Scanner: The position is perfect for using your index finger to unlock.
  • Dual Apps: Xiaomi Redmi Y1 allows you to create and sign into dual accounts for any app. That includes WhatsApp, Facebook, and more!
  • Triple Card Slots: The Xiaomi Redmi Y1 is equipped with three card slots, Two of the card slots support (Nano+Nano) sim, third slot supports external MicroSD memory card upto 128GB.
  • Sensors: Phone comes with all sensors include Gyroscope, Accelerometer, Proximity sensor, Ambient light sensor, Electronic compass, Fingerprint sensor, Hall sensor.
  • IR Blaster Support: Which let you control a variety of electronic devices such as television, home theater, air conditioner, set top boxes etc.
  • USB OTG Support: You can attach auxiliary storage device using OTG cable.

What We Didn't Like

  • No Earphones: This device doesn't comes with earphones, you have to buy from external source.


Specification 3GB model 4GB model
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 64-bit Octa Core 1.4 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 64-bit Octa Core 1.4 GHz
Ram 3GB 4GB
Battery Capacity 3080mAh 3080mAh
Storage Space 32GB 64GB
Fingerprint Scanner Yes Yes
Camera 13MP, 16MP front 13MP, 16MP front
Sim support dual 4G VOLTE dual 4G VOLTE
Operating System Android 7.0 Android 7.0

Final Verdict

Overall Xiaomi lives up to the expecations again and this is a really good phone with all features under budget of 10k. We would highly recommend buying this device.

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