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Xiaomi Redmi 1S 4G, compact pack of power

Editor Rating: 3.9 / 5



Recently Xiaomi launched one of the most powerful smartphones in very affordable price. The handset is packed with latest technology and provides the great and well balance configuration to the users. However Xiaomi is new in the field of smartphones and phablets manufacturing but they take impressive place in the markets in very short time. Before this handset Xiaomi already revealed the complete range of other economical handsets with good configuration. Xiaomi increases number of users day by day by providing giant handsets according to the configuration. The handsets are the monsters in features but they are easily available in low price. Let’s have a look what Xiaomi Redmi 1S 4g has offer to the users.






Operating system

Android OS, 4.4 KitKat

Weight & Dimension

158 grams, 137 x 69 x 9.9mm

Display size & Pixels

4.7 inches , 720 pixels resolution

Display Type

HD IPS capacitive touch screen


1.3GHz quad-core

Chip Set

MediaTek MTK6582


Mali-400 GPU


1GB RAM, 8 GB on board, 32 GB external


8 Mega pixel, Secondary 1.6 mega pixel


2,200mAh battery

SIM Options

Single SIM



Available Colors

Red, White, and Black




Design And display


Xiaomi also follows the latest trend and makes the handsets with slim body and gives them a sleek appearance. The handset Xiaomi Redmi 1S 4G is made up with the shiny plastic body but it does not mean that the handset presents a cheap look. The quality plastic material to give the shiny and glossy look to the handset and due to its plastic body the handset carries low weight as 158 grams only which is quite reasonable for these types of large handsets. The handset dimensions measure 137 x 69 x 9.9mm equally which gives the perfect look to the handset. The handset has 4.7 inches HD IPS capacitive touch screen with 720 pixels resolution. The handset gives the perfect display quality to the users in every conditions of light.

Software and User interface

The handset runs Android OS, 4.4 KitKat operating system. This is the default operating system and its pre installed by the company. This is one of the easiest operating systems and consumes low power for working. The processor works fine with this operating system. The company combined their own designed user interface know as MIUI V5. This is another perfect combination present in the handset. This interface provides complete guideline to the users if they are stuck up while using the handset operating system. The interface has another attraction that is the color quality. This interface is full with colors and users feel happy to use this interface with Android 4.4KitKat operating system.

Processor and Memory


Latest handsets are equipped with good and well balanced processor, chipset and GPU and these three elements make the handset perfect with the smart combination of supported RAM, on board memory as well as external memory. The handset is embedded with 1.3GHz quad-core processor, MediaTek MTK6582 chipset and Mali-400 GPU. This is the enough configurations for this mid even low range handset. Company placed 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB on board memory in the handset and facilitated the users to increase the on board memory up to 32 GB via microSD card. Users can easily download the game files, music and movies according to their choice.


 Xiaomi always places the balance camera on the handsets. Xiaomi Redmi 1S 4G comes with 8 mega pixel rear and 1.6 mega pixel with 3264 x 2448 pixels, autofocus and LED flash. The camera pixels are well enough to capture the moment as users require.

Xiaomi Redmi 1S 4G is energized with 2,200mAh battery. There is no information available about the stand by and talk time of the battery and neither the information is available that the battery is removable or non removable but it is expected after observing the capacity of the battery that the battery provides the sufficient talk time and standby time to the users and keeps them busy to play with their Xiaomi Redmi 1S 4G.

SIM’s Function and Networks

 Amazingly the China made handset supports the single SIM option. The predecessor Xiaomi Redmi 1S comes with dual SIM option but this handset has a single SIM slot and users will be able to use 1 number at a time. The handset supports 4G connectivity but there is another blunder found in the handset. The 4G connectivity only supports the local network which means the handset 4G connectivity is only compactable with CHINA 4G networks but it is expected that the handset supports some other 4G networks as well. 

Available colors and price

The handset is available in three sharp colors; black, white and red. The color gives the emulsion and shiny look to the handset. The company fixes $130 for this pack of technology. There is no doubt that Xiaomi provides the latest technology line and makes it available in a very economical price.  



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