Xiaomi Redmi 1S

price N/A launch Sep, 2014

phonecurry editor's note based on opinion across 8 expert review(s)

WHAT WE LIKED
  • Simple design
  • Good build quality
  • Excellent, high resolution display, protected by AGC Dragontrail 2 glass (scratch-proof)
  • Android interface with the MIUI which offers lot of depth and a ton of features
  • Smooth, slick performance
  • Excellent, best-in-class camera
  • Decent loudspeaker
  • Good audio quality
  • Decent battery life

WHAT WE DIDN'T
  • A bit heavy
  • Tends to pick up fingerprint smudges

8 expert review(s)


video review

source: @iGyaan
OS
Smartphone OSAndroid 4.3, Upgradeable to 4.4
Display
TouchscreenYes (Capacitive)
Screen Size4.7 inches
Screen Resolution720x1280 pixels (~ 312 pixels per inch)
Display Features
  • IPS
  • Scratch Resistant (AGC Dragontrail scratch-Resistant glass)
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Proximity
  • Ambient Light
  • Gyroscope
Processor/RAM
Processor1.6 GHz, Quad Core, Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8228
GPUAdreno 305
RAM1 GB
Memory
Internal Memory8 GB
Expandable Memory Slotup to 64 GB
Battery
Battery Capacity2000 mAh
Dimensions
Weight158 gm
Thickness9.9 mm
Camera
Camera8.0 MP
Camera Auto-FocusYes
Camera FlashYes
HD Video RecordingYes (Full HD)
Other Camera Features
  • 1.4 um pixel size
  • Touch Focus
  • Face Detection
  • Smile Detection
  • HDR
  • F/2.2 Aperture
  • Zero Shutter Lag
  • Burst Mode (8 frames/second)
  • Real-time Filters
  • ISO Photographic
  • White Balance
  • Focus Mode
  • Multi-scene Modes
  • Wide-angle (28mm)
Secondary Camera1.6 MP
Secondary Camera Features
  • HD Video Recording
Connectivity
BluetoothYes
USBYes
WiFiYes
3GYes
2G Internet (GPRS/EDGE)Yes
GPSYes + GLONASS
CompassYes
More
App StoreGoogle Play Store
Dual SIMGSM+GSM
Noise FiltrationYes
Torch/FlashlightYes
FM RadioYes
More
  • WiFi Direct
  • USB On-The-Go
Note: All brand quality factors listed below are already taken into account (with appropriate weightage) when calculating the magic score for a phone!
brand rating
4.29/5
(Very Good)
average phonecurry internal rating for phones launched by this brand in the last 12 months
brand perception
Good
brand perception among consumers, based on surveys
service quality rating
Ok
service & support quality rating, based on user surveys