Xiaomi Redmi 1S

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Redmi 1S


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OS Android v4.3, Jelly Bean
Shades Black, White, Red
Battery Li-ion 2000 mAh
Rear Camera 8 MP
Front Camera 1.6 MP
Primary Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels, Digital zoom, Autofocus, LED flash
Display Size 4.7 inch
Internal Storage 8 GB
Processor 1.6 GHz, Quad-core Cortex-A7
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Released July, 2014
Announced May, 2014
Languages Multi-Llanguages (English, Hindi)
OS Android v4.3, Jelly Bean
Box Content Handset, Charger, Battery, Headset, USB cable, User manual, Warranty card
Shades Black, White, Red
Processor & Sound
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8228
Processor 1.6 GHz, Quad-core Cortex-A7
Graphics Processor Adreno 305
Auto Focus
Camera Flash LED
Rear Camera 8 MP
Digital Zoom
Camera Resolution 3264x2448 pixels
Front Camera 1.6 MP
Resolution (Front) 1350x1150 pixels
Video Resolution 1080p @ 30fps
Face Detection
Video Resolution (Front) 720p @ 30fps
Smile Detection
Touch Focus
Primary Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels, Digital zoom, Autofocus, LED flash
Camera Features Zero shutter lag, High dynamic range (HDR), Real-time filters, 1.4 µm pixel size, ƒ/2.2 aperture
Display Colours 16 Million
Display Resolution (H) 720 pixels
Display Resolution (V) 1280 pixels
Display Size 4.7 inch
Pixels Per Inch Density 312 ppi
Scratch Resistant
Screen Protection AGC Dragontrail glass, MIUI 5.0
Display Features Capacitive Touchscreen
Display Type IPS
RAM & Storage
Call Log
Internal Storage 8 GB
Memory Card MicroSD, upto 32 GB
Phonebook Capacity Unlimited
Dimensions & Weight
Height 137 mm
Thickness 9.9 mm
Width 69 mm
Weight 158 gms
Battery Size & Backup
Maximum Standby Time 72 hours
Battery Li-ion 2000 mAh
Internet & Connectivity
Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP, LE
Browser HTML5
USB microUSB v2.0, USB Host
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 2100 MHz
Networks 2G + 3G, Dual SIM, Dual standby
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot
Data Speed HSPA +42Mbps
Alarm Clock
Noise Cancellation With dedicated mic
SNS Integration
Office Applications Document viewe
Voice Memo
Voice Dialing
Other Features Gmail, Mi Sound Hi-Fi System, Make Android yours, Eco-friendly box
3.5mm Jack/Port
Image Viewer
Music Player
Video Player
Video Recording
Image/Video Editor
Voice Recording
Ringtones Polyphonic, MP3
Predictive Text Input
T9 Dictionary
Messaging SMS, MMS, IM, Email, Push Email
Social Networking Facebook, Twitter
Accelerometer Sensor
Proximity Sensor
Gyro Sensor
Ambient Light Sensor

Xiaomi Redmi 1S Review

24 Jul, 14 04:23 PM


Dual SIM Smartphone Powered By Quad Core Processor
By Natasha

Xiaomi is a Chinese electronics company which is headquartered in Beijing, China. It is one of the biggest electronics company that designs and develops cellular mobile phones. The company has launched three new smartphones in the mobile market in July, 2014 and Redmi 1S is one of them. The Xiaomi's Redmi 1S comes in a pack with a charger, battery, head-set, USB cable, user manual and warranty card. Let's take a closer look at the specifications of the phone.

Design and Display

The sheer slimness and compact form factor of phone will amaze you. The device is light and can easily fit into most palms. The Redmi 1S comes with a height of 137mm, width of 69mm and thickness of 9.9 mm as its dimensions along with a weight of 158grams. The front panel is dominated by a 4.7-inch IPS LCD screen with three soft keys for options, home and back along with recent apps at the bottom. The display offers crisp visual experience with its 1280x720 pixels HD resolution and 312 ppi pixel density.

Hardware and Software

The Xiaomi Redmi 1S is powered by a Quad-core processor which has a 1.6 GHz clock speed. It comes equipped with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8228 chip-set and Adreno 305 GPU for stunning performance and graphics. The phone has a massive RAM of 1 GB which is coupled to an internal memory of 8 GB. The users can add up to 32 GB of memory using a micro SD card. It is based on the Android version 4.3 Jelly Bean operating system.

Telephony and Messaging

The Xiaomi Redmi 1S comes with dual SIM capabilities which works efficiently with GSM and WCDMA networks. The user can store an unlimited number of contacts to its phonebook memory. The device offers SMS, MMS, IM and email like services for messaging and emailing.


The 8 MP rear camera comes with a number of features like auto-focus, touch-focus, Geo-tagging, HDR, face recognition, smile detection, Zero shutter lag and real-time filters. The images are crisp and show vivid colors along with a 3264x2448 pixels resolution. There is a LED flash for low light conditions. The secondary camera has a 2 MP count with 1600x1200 pixels resolution which allows the user to take selfies and video conferencing.


The device gives an enhanced browsing, gaming and watching experience. Music playback is good as well, but the experience is better with the supplied earphones. It uses the same sound technology which is used by Bentley, Rolls-Royce and BMW. There is a FM radio to satisfy the music buffs. Videos and Games look exceptionally good on its large screen. A number of apps comes pre-loaded on the phone including the Facebook, Gmail, Twitter and many more.

Connectivity and Battery

On the connectivity front, the Redmi S1 offers GPRS, EDGE, 3G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot, micro USB v2.0, Bluetooth v4.0 with A2DP and LE. It also has GPS, A-GPS and GLONASS capabilities for improved navigation. Backing the device is an Li-ion 2000 mAh battery which assures a good battery life with 72 hours of standby time.

Shades and Price

The Xiaomi Redmi 1S is dipped in three good looking shades: Black, White and Red. You can purchase this Android flagship at a price tag of Rs. 7,000 approx, may vary. Overall, it is a great package from Xiaomi in this price range.

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