Mi India will today launch its much anticipated Redmi 1s in India. The Redmi 1s smartphone will compete with the Motorola Moto E, Asus Zenfone 4, Micromax Canvas Fire 2 and more such devices which comes with Android KitKat version and are priced below Rs 8,000. Redmi 1s is listed at Flipkart for Rs 6,999 but is not available for purchase. It is expected to be available for purchase today itself after the formal launch.
Mi’s Redmi 1s comes with a 4.7-inch IPS display with 1280×720 pixel resolution. This smartphone houses a quad-core 1.6 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 mobile chipset and 1 GB RAM. By default, the Redmi 1s offers 8 GB built-in storage and comes with memory card slot. The Redmi 1s will run the MIUI based on the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean version.
At the rear, Redmi 1s packs an 8 megapixel camera with f/2.2 aperture and an LED flash. The camera offers burst mode, auto-focus, zero shutter lag, HDR and real-time filters. In the front, it has a 1.6 megapixel camera for video calling and self portraits.
Other features include Bluetooth 4.0 Low Energy, WiFi, and GPS with A-GPS and GLONASS support. MI has added a 2000 mAh battery and offers support for 3G network SIM along with a 2G network SIM.