Xiaomi Redmi 1S

Xiaomi is not a new name when talking about Xiaomi Redmi 1S, the name has been regular in the market in the recent past where the manufacturing company has sold loads of phones in very short time. The number of new registrations for this brand was very high in India. The phone itself has been made from high quality material which gives it an excellent look and unique style.

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The following are some of the exceptional features that make Xiaomi Redmi 1S to stand out as a unique phone in the brand name Xiaomi:

Display:  Xiaomi Redmi 1S has a 4.7” IPS 720p capacitive touch-screen display with 312pi pixel density. All these have been incorporated with AGC Dragontrail glass that protects it from scratches. This screen is further enhanced with proximity and ambient light sensors.

Design: Xiaomi Redmi 1S runs on Android version 4.3 Jelly Bean with MIUI v.5.  It is somewhat huge and heavy although it appears little bit compact for its screen size. Xiaomi Redmi 1S spreads on 137 x 69 x 9.9 mm a bit thicker than Xiaomi Mi 4. The phone weighs 158g. The front part of the phone is covered with AGC Dragontrail glass where the screen ends on a slim frame of glossy plastic which is black in color.

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Hardware: This phone has been fixed with Qualcomm snapdragon 400 chipset with quad-core processor that runs the 1.6 GHz quad-core Cortex-A7 CPU with 1GB of RAM and Adreno 05 GPU which powers this device. It has got an expandable memory of up to 32GB via a microSD slot with an 8GB in-built memory.

Camera: This phone has been fitted with very decent 8Mega Pixel camera that has a LED flash and capacity of 1080p video capture as well as a front-facing camera of 1.6 mp with 720 video recording.

Connectivity: Xiaomi Redmi 1S comes as a Dual-SIM phone that is dual stand-by. The phone works with mini SIM-cards. Like most of the Xiaomi brands the 3G speeds for data works on the first SIM only. The phone supports 3G: 1900/2100, 21 Mbps HSDPA on the first SIM and Tri-band GPRS/GSM/EDGE 900/1800/1900 MHz on both SIMS. Other connectivity features include, hotspot, Wi-Fi direct and Wi-Fi b/g/n as well as GPS, GLONASS and Bluetooth.

Battery: Xiaomi Redmi 1S has been fitted with decent 2,000mAh battery which is removable. This implies that you can replace it whenever you are in need of.

Multimedia: Xiaomi Redmi 1S comes with stereo radio, MP4 and MP3 players, Google talk apps and YouTube. Other supported audio formats include WMV, WAV, WMA and AAC+.

Other features: Cloud Messaging, Google Maps, Google Search, Google apps, email, Push Email, IM Messaging, document Viewer, Predictive text input and Gmail.

Pros:

  • Beautiful colors,
  • Dual-SIM,
  • Active noise cancellation with the assistance of a fanatical microphone.

Cons:

  • Thick and heavy,
  • No Kit Kat,
  • No LTE.

Verdict: Xiaomi Redmi 1S can serve as the best gift to your dear one, they will find nothing special than this phone.