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Xiaomi Redmi Y1 Note 5A Specs + Pros and Cons Reviews

Xiaomi Redmi Y1 Note 5A Specs

Xiaomi Redmi Y1 Note 5A Specs

Date Released: 2017, November

DisplayTypeIPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size5.5 inches, 83.4 cm2 (~71.5% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution720 x 1280 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~267 ppi density)
ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass 3
- MIUI 9.1, 9.2
BodyDimensions153 x 76.2 x 7.7 mm (6.02 x 3.00 x 0.30 in)
Weight153 g (5.40 oz)
BuildAluminum frame, plastic back
SIMDual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
CameraPrimary13 MP, f/2.2, phase detection autofocus, LED flash
Secondary16 MP, f/2.0, 1080p
FeaturesGeo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
MemoryExternal SlotmicroSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
Internal64 GB, 4 GB RAM or 32 GB, 3 GB RAM
NetworkTechnologyGSM / HSPA / LTE
BatteryNon-removable Li-Ion 3080 mAh battery
Available ColorGold, Dark Grey, Silver, Rose Gold
PlatformOSAndroid 7.1.2 (Nougat)
ChipsetQualcomm MSM8940 Snapdragon 435
CPUOcta-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUAdreno 505
SoundAlert TypesVibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
3.5mm JackYes
- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
COMMSWLANWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth4.2, A2DP, LE
RadioFM radio
USBmicroUSB 2.0
Infrared portYes
FeaturesSensorsFingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
MessagingSMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM

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Xiaomi Redmi Y1 Note 5A Reviews

One of the latest phone that the Xiaomi has is the Xiaomi Redmi Y1 (Note 5A) along with its Lite version the Xiaomi Redmi Y1 Lite. Another flagship of smartphone released by the Xiaomi company with affordable price, sleek design and great specs and features to offer. Xiaomi might not popular in many countries compared to others smartphone brand. But it is very popular in China where the Xaiomi smartphone begun. All Xiaomi smartphone device has great specs and features to keep pace with others brand name.

Xiaomi Redmi Y1 Note 5A Specs was released last November 2017 with a 5.5 inches screen size and 720 x 1280 pixels, 16:9 ratio, 267PPi density for the resolution specs. The screen is protected and built with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 MIUI 9.1, 9.2. The body is built on Aluminum frame and plastic cover at the back portion. It is a Dual Sim smartphone that has dual standby features. Running with an OS version of Android 7.1.2 Nougat and 1.4GHz Octa-core for the processor. Xiaomi Redmi Y1 (Note 5A) memory specs are 3GB RAM with 32GB internal memory and 4GB RAM with 64GB internal memory.

The camera quality for the primary is 13MP f/2.2 phase detection autofocus with LED Flash. Basic features included Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR and panorama is present. The secondary or the front camera has 16MP f/2.0 1080p, higher quality compared to the primary camera but it doesn’t have LED Flash which the Xiaomi Redmi Y1 Note 5A Specs might not good in capturing photos in the dark area. All the sound features are present along with the dedicated mic to use as the noise cancellation for the background during call time.

Wifi, Bluetooth, GPS, Radio, USB and even Infrared port is supported of the Xiaomi Redmi Y1 (Note 5A). It has a dedicated fingerprint scanner at the back of the device where can be useful to unlock the phone without typing your password. Xiaomi Redmi Y1 Note 5A Specs has a built-in battery with the capacity of 3030mAh Li-Ion. User color preferences can choose among the 4 variations. Xiaomi Redmi Y1 (Note 5A) might not be popular along with the other brand name it has great specs and features to offer at an affordable price to offer in the market.

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  • Big screen size (5.5 inches)
  • Protected and built with Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  • Android OS version along with an Octa-core processor
  • RAM and Internal memory capacity
  • 16MP front cam
  • Fingerprint scanner supported


  • Non-removable battery
  • Does not support fast charging features
  • Built with plastic (back portion cover)


Design look and Feel - 61%
Specs and Performance - 63%
Best Android Phones - 63%



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