Xiaomi Redmi Y1 32GB comes with a 5.5-inch capacitive IPS LCD touchscreen that exhibits a resolution of 720 x 1,280 pixels, along with a density of 267 PPI. The display is protected by a Corning Gorilla Glass to avoid scratch and minor knocks. It is available in Gold and Dark Grey colour options. At the rear panel, a fingerprint sensor is available which enhances the security of the smartphone.
The Xiaomi Redmi Y1 32GB boots on Android v7.1.1 (Nougat) and is powered by a 1.4GHz, octa-core, Cortex A53 processor that is placed on a chipset of Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 MSM8940. The processor is assisted by Adreno 505 graphics engine that enables a great gaming experience and also a 3GB of RAM that helps in running multiple apps at a time.
The Xiaomi Redmi Y1 32GB comes with a 13MP primary camera with 2.2F aperture. The camera is also equipped with features like phase detection autofocus, LED flash and High Dynamic Range mode (HDR). Another key attraction in the smartphone is the 16MP front camera which is given selfie light for taking gorgeous selfies. This front camera is also useful for video calling over the internet.
The smartphone has a 32GB internal storage capacity which can be expanded up to 128GB by inserting a microSD card.
The smartphone is backed by a 3,080mAh Li-ion battery which provides a long battery life of up to 32 hours of talk time and 240 hours of standby time.
At the connectivity section, the smartphone has a lot of connectivity features on offer, such as - 4G with voice over LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n, mobile hotspot, GPS with A-GPS, Glonass, and a micro USB 2.0 slot.