Xiaomi Redmi 1S, the most affordable Android Smartphone form the Chinese maker enters Indian market. Currently, it is available exclusively on Flipkart for Rs. 5999. Considering the specs offered, it is a value for money handset.
Xiaomi Redmi 1S sports a 4.7-inch, 1280 x 720, Multi-touch IPS display with AGC Dragontrail scratch-resistant glass. It is powered by an 1.6GHz quad-core Snapdragon 400 MSM8228 processor with Cortex-A7 core alongside Adreno 305 GPU and 1GB of RAM. For storage, it has an 8GB of flash memory that can be expanded up to 64GB using a MicroSD card. Under the hood, it runs on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean with Mi's unique interface.
The Smartphone features an 8MP auto-focus rear camera with f/2.2 aperture, 28mm wide angle lens, 1.4um sensor and LED flash. There's also a 1.6MP front-facing camera. Both the cameras are capable of recording videos at 720p. Rounding the specs are, dual SIM (3G + GSM), Wi-Fi (802.11b/g/n), Bluetooth 4.0LE, Wi-Fi direct, GPS, GLONASS and 2000mAh Li-ion battery.
Xiaomi Redmi 1S Key Specifications:
- Dual SIM functionality (3G + GSM)
- Android 4.3 Jelly Bean with MiUI 5
- 4.7-inch, 1280 x 720, Multi-touch IPS display
- AGC Dragontrail scratch-resistant glass
- 1.6GHz quad-core Snapdragon 400 MSM8228 processor with Cortex-A7 core
- Adreno 305 GPU
- 1GB of RAM
- 8GB of Internal memory
- Up to 64GB MicroSD support
- 8MP auto-focus rear camera with f/2.2 aperture, 28mm wide angle lens and LED flash
- 1.6MP front-facing camera with 720p video capabilities
- 3G-HSPA+, Wi-Fi (802.11b/g/n), Bluetooth 4.0LE, Wi-Fi direct
- 3.5mm audio jack
- FM radio
- GPS and GLONASS
- 2000mAh Li-ion battery
- Dimensions: 69 x 137 x 9.9 mm; 158 g
Xiaomi Redmi 1S will be available in Grey color with a range of colorful replacement back cover. It is now on sale in Flipkart for Rs. 5,999 (~USD $99).