Xiaomi Y1 – The Start of Selfie Series By Xiaomi

The Xiaomi Y1 was released in November 2017. This new smartphone is all packed with great specs and have pretty great performance. So, if you are thinking of buying this phone, we will provide you all the required details.

Display and Battery

The Xiaomi Y1 has a 5.5 inches FHD Display Display with the resolution of 1280 x 720 Pixels. The phone’s display shows a good response to Multitouch and it comes with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection.

Talking about its battery, The Xiaomi Y1 has a 5,500 mAh li-ion battery. The battery is non-removable and can be charged quickly by using the fast charger. The Xiaomi Y1 battery will last for a day easily.

Storage and Processor

The Xiaomi Y1 is having the following storage options:-

  • 3 GB RAM + 32 GB Storage
  • 4 GB RAM + 64 GB Storage

There is a option for expanding the storage to 256 GB by using the micro sd- card.

Xiaomi Y1 is having a Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 MSM8940 chipset. This of Octa-core processor has the clock speed 1.4GHz ARM Cortex-A53. The Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 MSM8940 will be enough for multi-tasking and high end gaming. For all the graphical requirements, the Xiaomi Y1 has the GPU of Qualcomm Adreno 505.

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Camera and Sensors

The Xiaomi Y1 has a 13 Megapixels with single-LED primary camera. The Xiaomi Y1 camera has features like Geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, panorama, auto-HDR etc.  The camera is even capable of recording the videos [email protected] As far as the secondary camera is concerned, The Xiaomi Y1 packs 16 Megapixel Front Camera with Screen Flash for taking selfies and high quality video calling.

The Xiaomi Y1 is all packed with sensors like  Proximity Sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Ambient Light, Gyroscope, Fingerprint (Rear Mounted).

Connectivity and OS

The connectivity options In Xiaomi Y1 include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth-v4.2, GPS, USB. The Xiaomi Y1 will operate on Android OS, 7.0 (Nougat).

Other Features and Price

The Xiaomi Y1 is available Gold, Dark Grey. The Price of Xiaomi Y1 is $139 Approx.

Xiaomi Y1

The detailed specifications of Xiaomi Y1 are as :-

General Features

Launching DateNovember 2017
Body dimension6.02 in x 3.00 in x 0.30 in
Weight153 gm
Battery TypeNon-Removable
Capacity of Battery3,080 mAh


Hardware Details

ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 435 MSM8940
Processor SpeedOcta-Core 1.4GHz ARM Cortex-A53
Internal Storage32 GB/64 GB
Card SlotYes
Expandable Memory up to 256 GB


Operating System

SoftwareAndroid 7.0 (Nougat)



Primary Camera13 Megapixels
Secondary Camera16 Megapixels
Camera FeaturesGeo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, panorama, auto-HDR


Connectivity Options

BluetoothYes, v4.2
GPSYes, with A-GPS, GPS
WLANYes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Hotspot
USB OTGYes, Micro USB v2.0 With Charging and Mass Storage Function
Headphone3.5 mm Jack
Number of SIM’s2
SIM TypeNano
SIM TypeNano

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Compass / MagnetometerYes
Proximity SensorYes
Temperature SensorNo
Fingerprint sensor Yes


Other Features

Available colours                                                             Gold, Dark Grey
Talk timeUpto 30 hrs
Price$139 Approx
Screen ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass 3


*Disclaimer The above information may not be 100% correct .

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