Frequently Asked question: Redmi Y1

This week, Xiaomi launched their new smartphone - Redmi Y1. The smartphone comes with the latest trend of better selfie camera with a 5.5-inch HD display. Redmi Y1 powered by 1.4GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 435 with Adreno 505 GPU. 

Redmi Y1

The phone available in two variants 3GB / 32GB at Rs. 8,999 and 4GB / 64GB at Rs. 10,999 respectively. In this post we try to answer all the commonly asked questions that help you to decide this phone can be your next smartphone or not.

Q. Is Redmi Y1 come with full HD screen?
A. No, The smartphone comes with HD screen resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels and also Gorilla Glass protection.

Q. Does Redmi Y1 support dual SIM cards?
A. Yes, It support dual sim.

Q. Does it support VoLTE?
A. Yes, you can us Jio sim in it.
Q. Does it have a hybrid slot?
A. No, It has a dedicated MicroSD slot and two Nano SIM slot.

Q. What is the maximum expandable storage size?
A. You can expand its storage capacity up to 128GB using a MicroSD card.
Q. What is the OS version in Redmi Y1?
A. Currently, it's run by Android 7.1.1 Nougat with MIUI 8 on top.

Q. How are the cameras of Redmi Y1?
A. The device is a selfie centric, so it comes with a 16MP front-facing camera with LED flash, OmniVision sensor, f/2.0 aperture, 76.4-degree wide-angle lens and a 13MP rear camera with LED Flash, f/2.2 aperture.

Q. Does it's cameras are capable to capture 4k videos?
A. No, the both cameras are not capable to capture 4k videos.

Q. What is the battery capacity on the smartphone?
A. The device is powered by a 3,080mAh non-removable battery.

Q. Does it have fingerprint scanner?
A. Yes, it comes with a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor.

Q. Is the Redmi Y1 water resistant?
A. No, Redmi Y1 has no any IP certification.

Q. Does it support 3.5mm headphone jack?
A. Yes, it comes with 3.5mm headphone jack.

Q. Does it have NFC?
A. No, it does not support NFC connectivity.

Q. Does it comes with OTG support?
A. Yes, OTG cable not included but it support OTG.

Q. Is there possible to share Internet via hotspot?
A. Yes, mobile Internet can be share using hotspot.

Q. Will the Redmi Y1 be available on offline stores?
A. Yes, the Redmi Y1 will also be available at offline stores. You can start buying from November 8 via Amazon, Mi Home stores and the company have also partnered with some offline channels including Reliance Digital.

Hope those answers will help you. If you have any other question(s) about Redmi Y1, please let us know us in the comment box.