Super affordable, super stylish that we can say about Xiaomi smartphones. After the initial launch of Mi3 in India, the company has now introduced Redmi 1s and Redmi Note Android powered smartphones/Phablet in India. Redmi 1s is an entry-level smartphone priced at Rs 5,999 and got one of best hardware under that segment. On the other hand Redmi Note is basically a phablet with its 5.5 inch display which also carries 8 core processor in it and priced at Rs 9,999.

Redmi 1s

Redmi an entry-level Android smartphone, but features one of the best hardware under that segment. It spots a 4.7 inch 720p IPS display with 312 ppi that can deliver superfine text and crisp photos. Under the hood it got a 1.6 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor with Cortex-A7 core and 1GB RAM. The graphics side of the smartphone is powered by Adreno 305 GPU. It got 8GB of internal storage that can be further expanded up to 64GB using microSD card. On the back it got a 8 megapixel camera with an extra-large 1.4m sensor and a 5 plastic lens. On the front it got a 1.6 megapixel camera which is perfect for HD video chatting or taking selfie.

Xiaomi launches Redmi 1s at Rs 6,999 & Redmi Note at Rs 9,999 in India

Another highlighted feature Mi Sound Hi-Fi System on the device with Dirac sound technologies that makes the audio output to adapt to the type of headphones users use.

On the connectivity side Redmi 1s got dual-SIM capability and supports 3G, 2G networks along with WiFi and Bluetooth 4.0LE. The smartphone runs on Android 4.3 with company’s MIUI version 5 with Google Play store support. It brings heavy customisation to the stock Android with minimal bloatwares. Company has designed MIUI based on the feedback they got from over 35 million Xiaomi users. Xiaomi also know for their quick updates and regular feature addition on their smartphones.

  • 4.7 inch IPS display (1280 x 720 pixels)
  • 1.6 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor with 1GB RAM
  • Adreno 305 GPU
  • Android 4.3 Jelly Bean optimized with MIUI
  • 8MP camera on back with LED flash and 1.6 MP front camera
  • 8GB internal storage that can be expanded using microSD
  • Dual SIM
  • 3G, 2G, WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0LE
  • GPS+AGPS+GLONASS
  • 2000mAh changeable Li-ion battery

Redmi Note

Redmi Note – it’s the common mans phablet with its 5.5 inch HD IPS display and with Glass-film-film (GFF) architecture, pixels sit closer to the glass, which allows colors to pop off the screen. It’s powered 1.7GHz Mediatek 6592 8-core processor with 2GB RAM and Mali-450 GPU. The device got 8GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 32GB using microSD card. One can also taking amazing photos with its 13 megapixel camera on back that got a 28 millimeter wide-angle lens and ƒ/2.2 aperture. On the front it got a 5 megapixel camera for video chatting and taking selfies.

Redmi Note India features, pricing and specification

On the connectivity side Redmi Note got dual-SIM capability and supports 3G, 2G networks along with WiFi and Bluetooth 4.0LE. The smartphone runs on Android 4.3 with company’s MIUI version 5 with Google Play store support.

  • 5.5 inch IPS display (1280×720)
  • 1.7 GHz 8-core MTK MT6592 CPU with 2GB RAM
  • ARM Mali-450 GPU
  • Android 4.3 Jelly Bean optimized with MIUI
  • 13MP back camera with LED flash and 5 MP front camera
  • 8GB internal storage that can be expanded using microSD
  • Dual SIM
  • 3G, 2G, WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0LE
  • GPS+AGPS+GLONASS
  • 3100mAh Lithium-polymer battery

Xiaomi Redmi 1s and Redmi Note will be available to purchase exclusively at India’s top online retailer Flipkart and also on Xiaomi’s website.

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