by Vineesh C    Published on July 15th, 2014   and last updated on April 17th, 2015

Xiaomi Redmi 1S Price and Specifications

Xiaomi Redmi 1SXiaomi Redmi 1S Overview

Xiaomi launched their latest android smartphone Xiaomi Redmi 1S in India. the phone has Android v4.3 (Jelly Bean) OS, 4.7 Inches display, 1.6 GHz Quad-core Processor, 1GB RAM, 8MP rear camera, 8GB Internal storage and 2000mAh Li-Po battery.

Xiaomi Redmi 1S – The Wonder Phone

Xiaomi Redmi 1S is a wonder phone for the price tag of just Rs. 5,999/-. This new mobile brand – Xiaomi may make hits, only with this phone. When we talking about the specifications, features, design and price, everything is well perfect in this phone. We cant find even a single drawback on these sides.

Processor and RAM

Xiaomi already have various feature rich android smartphones in their product range. But this is really different. Powering the Xiaomi Redmi 1S huge and strong 1.6 GHz Quad-core Processor and it works in support with 1GB RAM for fast and non stop performance on use.

Operating System 

The phone runs on Android v4.3 (Jelly Bean) Operating system. One who looks for drawbacks, more than advantages may find it, that the  Xiaomi Redmi 1S does not runs on Kitkat OS. But for this price range and with other spec that is not a matter.

Display and SIM

Xiaomi Redmi 1S features Dual SIM (GSM + WCDMA) support for easy calls. The display of this cheap android phone is 4.7 Inches capacitive touch screen – that is big and wider as costly phones. On external Xiaomi Redmi 1S  looks stunning with its brilliant finishing magic.


Next is about the storage option in Xiaomi Redmi 1S . Don’t think it is a low cost phone comes with less internal memory. The internal memory is very high than you may think. It gets 8GB internal storage, and also another Expandable up to 32GB via microSD card for all your data storage needs.

Camera and Battery

Camera used in Xiaomi Redmi 1S  is a 8MP rear camera with LED flash, which ensures high clarity images and videos. Enjoy video calls with its brilliant 1.6MP front camera. Nonstop talking and long hours of back up is ensured in  Xiaomi Redmi 1S  by its power pack –  2000mAh Li-Po battery.

Connectivity and Data

Additionally Xiaomi Redmi 1S features good connectivity options and data usage options. It is packed with 2G and 3G connectivity, GPS, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, USB etc. There is no NFC connectivity option. But that is not the matter in this price range.

Our Verdict

If you are going to buy a new android mobile with a concern to budget and focus on features and specifications, rather than brand names – we suggest you to go for Xiaomi Redmi 1S. We would love to know your comments, opinions and experiences with Xiaomi Redmi 1S as soon as possible. 

Xiaomi Redmi 1S key Features

  • Android v4.3 (Jelly Bean) OS
  • Dual SIM (GSM + WCDMA) Network support
  • 4.7 Inches capacitive touch screen
  • 1.6 GHz Quad-core Processor
  • 1GB RAM
  • 8GB internal storage, Expandable up to 32GB via microSD card
  • 8MP rear and 1.6MP front camera with LED flash
  • 2000mAh Li-Po battery

Xiaomi Redmi 1S Specifications


Xiaomi Redmi 1S

Operating System (OS) Android v4.3 (Jelly Bean) OS with MIUI V5
Preloaded Apps Yes
Processor 1.6 GHz Quad-core
Chipset MSM8228 Qualcomm Snapdragon 400
GPU Adreno 305
Sensors Proximity, accelerometer, gyro, compass, light sensor
Screen Size & Resolutions 4.7 Inches, 1280×720 pixels resolutions, 312 ppi
Display Technology IPS LCD capacitive touch screen
Rear camera 8 MP
Front camera 1.6 MP
Camera features LED flash, autofocus, ƒ/2.2 aperture lens, digital zoom, geo-tagging, touch focus, video calling, panorama, frace detection, Burst mode, HDR, 1080p@30fps video recording, 1.4 µm pixel size
Inbuilt Capacity 8 GB
Expandable Capacity Expandable up to 32 GB via microSD card
  Mobile Network
Mobile Network Support 2G: GSM 900/1800/1900 MHz
3G: WCDMA 900/2100 MHz
GPRS/EDGE (Class 12)
SIM Card Type Dual SIM (GSM + WCDMA), Dual Standby
Internet Speed HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Wi-Fi direct
Bluetooth Bluetooth v3.0 with HS Profile
USB microUSB v2.0 with OTG Support
3.5mm audio jack Yes
  Audio & Video
FM Radio Yes
Audio Playback Formats MP3, AAC, AAC+, EAAC+, AMR, WB-AMR, MIDI, OGG
Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
Video Playback Formats 3GP, MP4, WMV, MOV, FLV, XviD
Battery 2000mAh Li-Po battery
Talk Time:-
Standby Time: Up to 2-3 days
  Dimensions & Weight
Dimensions 137x69x9.9 mm
Weight 158 grams

Xiaomi Redmi 1S Price in India On 17 April 2015: Rs. 5,999/-

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8 thoughts on “Xiaomi Redmi 1S Price and Specifications

  1. linthum
    July 15, 2014 at 3:03 pm

    Nideesh Can you please tell when will the phone be launched? Any dates you think it might be?

    1. Nideesh
      July 15, 2014 at 3:24 pm

      Launched today in India …

  2. Ameer Abdul Sathar
    July 15, 2014 at 3:18 pm

    xiaomi redmi 1s is the best one from xiaomi and the price is good in India.

  3. Anonymous
    August 12, 2014 at 5:03 pm

    Xiaomi Redmi 1S great phone

  4. Rajesh Ranjan
    August 21, 2014 at 3:48 pm

    when will be launched in India and available online market. I need redme 1s

  5. laxmi
    October 14, 2014 at 8:15 pm

    Please give me inform of video calling available from Red mi 1S mobile yes or not? I am deaf person… most urgent inform me.

      March 2, 2015 at 4:43 pm


      March 2, 2015 at 4:45 pm


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