Xiaomi Redmi Y1 Lite is just the lite variant of Redmi Y1. It comes with mid ranged specs at affordable price of just Rs. 6999. The phone comes with dedicated dual SIM slots with separate microSD slot. The phone is running on Android 7.1.1 Nougat OS with MIUI 8. According to Xiaomi the phone will soon be upgraded to MIUI 9. Unfortunately, there doesn’t seems to be any Fingerprint sensor on this phone but it does have Infrared sensor.
The new Redmi Y1 Lite features a 5.5 inch HD display with 450 nits brightness, 1000: 1 Contrast ratio, 70% NTSC color gamut and 1280 x 720 pixels resolution. The display is protected with Corning Gorilla Glass for better durability. Xiaomi has powered the phone with 1.4GHz Quad-Core Snapdragon 425 Mobile Platform teamed up by Adreno 308 GPU and 2GB of RAM along with 16GB internal storage memory. We can expand the storage up to 128GB using microSD card.
Under the hood, Redmi Y1 Lite carries a 13 Megapixel primary camera with LED Flash, f/2.2 aperture and PDAF. There’s also a 5 Megapixel front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture for Selfies. As per connectivity, it supports 4G VoLTE along with other connectivity features like WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2 and GPS / GLONASS. The phone is backed up with 3080mAh battery.
Xiaomi Redmi Y1 Lite Specifications:
- Android 7.1.1 Nougat OS with MIUI 8, Upgradable to MIUI 9
- Dual SIM Support
- 5.5 inch HD display with 450 nits brightness, 1000: 1 Contrast ratio, 70% NTSC color gamut protected with Corning Gorilla Glass
- 1280 x 720 pixels resolution
- 1.4GHz Quad-Core Snapdragon 425 Mobile Platform with Adreno 308 GPU
- 2GB of RAM
- 16GB internal storage memory, Expandable up to 128GB using microSD card
- 13 Megapixel rear camera with LED Flash, f/2.2 aperture and PDAF
- 5 Megapixel front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture
- Infrared sensor
- 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2 and GPS / GLONASS
- 3080mAh battery
To make the most out of your new Redmi Y1 Lite, you must download its Official PC Suite along with the latest USB Drivers from this page. It is free and takes just a single click. Using this PC Suite not only you can keep the phone optimized for performance with Firmware updates and security patches, but it also lets you flash developer ROMs without any expertise to test out the new features before the world does. By doing this using PC Suite, you dont even break the phone’s warranty. PC suite also lets you send or receive SMS from computer, lets you edit phone’s calendar or notes, lets you install, remove or update installed apps instantly and do much more.
Xiaomi PC Suite allows you to Synchronize all essential data from phone such as bookmarks, contacts, emails, notes, calendar, messages, etc with PC or programs like MS Office. You can even sync all these data with major cloud services including Google, Microsoft, Yahoo and more so that you can access your data anytime from anywhere. Using this small tool you can even keep all your multimedia files synced and updated between phone and PC. You can also share mobile internet instantly to PCs or laptop over USB. There’s much more you can do. USB Driver on other hand is must too because it is the one that connects your Xiaomi phone with computer. Without drivers, there wont be any connectivity, not over WiFi. Moreover, you also need this drivers for performing development tasks like Rooting or installing Custom ROMs.