Xiaomi Redmi Y1 was released in November 2017. The smartphone runs Android 7.0 Nougat. In addition to that, it supports dual sim cards, both are nano sims. The device weighs 153 grams and has a thickness of 7.7mm. The body is made of metal. Here, we will take a look at the specifications of the Xiaomi Redmi Y1, its price in Kenya and features.
Xiaomi Redmi Y1 comes with a 5.5 inch display. With that, you get a resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels. You get an IPS LCD display that is capacitive, and supports multi touch. The screen is also protected using corning Gorilla glass. This prevents scratches and cracks form minor falls.
Performance wise, you get an octa core processor. This is clocked at 1.4GHz. For games and graphic intensive apps, you get an Adreno 505 GPU. This ensures high frame rates and smooth gameplay. The device comes with 3GB RAM. This amount will enable you to run several applications at the same time without lags and relaunches.
Speaking of the storage, you get 32GB. This will definitely be enough for the average user. However, you can expand it using a memory card. It supports a maximum of 128GB.
When it comes to the cameras, you get 13 megapixel at the rear. This primary camera comes with features such as panorama, geotagging, HDR and touch to focus. In addition, you get an LED Flash for taking images in low light conditions.
The Xiaomi Redmi Y1 is powered by a 3080mAh battery. If used moderately, this can last the whole day. This is because of the efficient processor and operating system.
The handset also comes with 4G LTE, translating to faster connectivity and download speeds.
Xiaomi Redmi Y1 Price in Kenya
The price of the Xiaomi Redmi Y1 in Kenya is around KSh. 16,000. For that amount, the device is worth ordering. You get high quality cameras, good display and performance. The build quality of the smartphone is also premium.
Xiaomi Redmi Y1 Specifications
|Operating System||Android OS, v7.0 (Nougat)|
|Device type||Smart Phone|
|Sim||Dual Sim (Nano + Nano)|
|Global Release Date||March 23, 1900|
|Kenyan Release Date||2017|
|Dimensions||153 x 76.2 x 7.7 mm|
|Screen size||5.5 inches|
|Screen resolution||720 x 1280 pixels|
|Technology (Display Type)||IPS LCD (Corning Gorilla Glass)|
|CPU||Octa Core Processor|
|Chipset||Qualcomm Snapdragon 435|
|Internal Storage||32 GB Storage|
|RAM||3 GB RAM|
|External Storage||Up to 128 GB|
|Card Slot||microSD Card|
|Messaging||SMS, MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM, RSS|
|Primary camera||13 MP Camera|
|Front Camera||16 MP Camera with LED Flash|
|Camera Features||Geo Tagging, HDR|
|Audio Player||AAC, AMR, eAAC+, FLAC, MIDI, MP3, OGG, WAV, WMA|
|Video Player||3GPP, AVI, H.263, H.264, M4V, MKV, MPEG4|
|Audio Jack||3.5mm Audio Jack|
|Type||Non-removable Li-Po 3080 mAh battery|
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot|
|GPS Facility||with A-GPS support, GLONASS|
|3G||HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz|
|2G||GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz(dual sim)|