Xiaomi has launched its 2nd handset ‘Redmi 1S’ in India for Rs 5999 only. Seeing the huge success of Xiaomi Mi3, the company made right decision at right time to launch it in Indian market. The Redmi 1S, which was priced at Rs 6999 at the time of unveiling in july, now available in the market at RS. 1,000 less and coming with price tag of Rs 5999.
The phone is beating directly Moto E and Lumia 530 and emerging as the best entry level phone.
Xiaomi Redmi 1S does not look stylish as its elder flagship, Mi3 that comes with a metallic unibody. This low range device is housed with a plastic body. On the other side, you get the removable battery option with a micro SD card slot. It comes with color variations like Lumia 530 including Red, Yellow and Cyan. It is slimmer and handy than Moto E.
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Xiaomi Redmi 1S Price : Rs. 5,999
Now, here we come to display part. It sports a 4.7 inch HD screen with 720×1280 pixels resolution. The display comes with pixel density of 312ppi, which is being said center of attraction. The device packs an IPS display, which shows millions of color and different viewing angles. The display seems really new and fresh.
Processor And RAM
The processor and RAM are believed the main part of any device, whether it phone or other gadgets. Xiaomi phones are known for its fast processing and one touch response. The company always produced very smart devices with powerful hardware at affordable prices. This Rs. 5,999 phone is powered by Quad-core Snapdragon 400 chipset processor clocked at 1.6 GHz that is generally found in 15K range phones. The Adreno 305 graphics and 1 GB of RAM make it more utility phone compared to others costliest phones. There is no doubt that the Redmi 1S clearly winner of this year.
The Redmi 1S is equipped with 8 Megapixel autofocus primary camera along with LED flash. Xiaomi has fixed a front-facing camera that is good for video calling too. The 8 MP camera is capable to record HD videos at 30 fps. On the other side, the Lumia 530 and Moto E offer only 5 MP camera. Both phones lack LED flash and autofocus feature. The video recording of both phones also is not quite impressive as well as Redmi 1S. The Redmi 1S is having some camera features such as 1.4 µm pixel size, touch focus, geo-tagging, face and smile detection, HDR.
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Xiaomi Redmi 1S is packed with 8GB of internal memory which can be expanded up to 64 GB via a micro SD card. The Nokia Lumia 530 and Moto E come with only 4 GB of internal storage but also supports micro SD card.
There is one area where the Redmi 1S is beaten by its rivals. Redmi 1S runs on Android 4.3 jelly Bean with a MIUI skin on top, whereas Moto E comes with Android 4.4 KitKat and Nokia’s all latest handsets run on latest windows phone 8.1 OS including Lumia 530.
Battery and Connectivity
The device is housed with 2000mAh battery and offers good talk time and stand by time. This is a dual-SIM phone (WCDMA for 3D + GSM for 2G). The phone is equipped with all the connectivity options including GPRS, EDGE, 2G/3G, WLAN (Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot), Bluetooth v4.0, Micro USB 2.0 and on the go.
Hope, above specifications will help you to know very well about Xiaomi Redmi 1S. The hardware and overall performance seems great but OS is a loose point of the phone. There is no other device is available in the market at this price so you can buy this. The phone is available online for sale.