After the launch of Mi 3, Xiaomi hasn’t relent in bringing its best budget smartphones to India market. The company has launched two new smartphones in India, the Redmi Note and Redmi 1S at a price of Rs 9,999 (approx $167) and Rs 6,999 (approx $117) respectively. The Xiaomi Redmi Note was first launch in March 2014 in China but will be available in India starting from August.

The Xiaomi Redmi Note features a 5.5-inch IPS LCD display with a screen resolution of 720×1280 pixels and 241ppi pixel density, it offers dual SIM functionality and runs Android 4.2 Jelly bean out-of-the-box overlayed with the company’s MIUI 5.0 Skin.

The Redmi Note by Xiaomi is powered by 1.7GHz octa-core MediaTek MTK6592 processor, slammed with 2GB of RAM. It comes with 8GB of inbuilt storage which is expandable up to 32GB via MicroSD card.

The smartphone sports a 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, and there is 5-megapixel secondary front camera onboard too. Connectivity included are Bluetooth v4.0, GPS, WiFi with Hotspot, 3G, OTG, and Micro-USB. It is backed by a 3100mAh Li-Po battery.

Unlike the Redmi Note, the Redmi 1S features a lower 4.7-inch IPS LCD display with same screen resolution found in Redmi Note, its screen is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 2. It offers dual SIM functionality and runs Android 4.3 Jelly bean overlayed with MIUI 5.0 UI. It comes with 8GB of internal storage which can be further expanded up to 32GB via MicroSD card.

The Xiaomi Redmi 1S is powered by a 1.6GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor, coupled with 1GB of RAM. It sports a 8-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and 1.3-megapixel front-facing camera. Connectivity options included with the Redmi 1S are Bluetooth v4.0, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, 3G, GPS, OTG, Micro-USB and FM radio. It is backed by 2400mAh battery.

The Xiaomi Redmi 1S will be available starting from early of August.

Xiaomi Redmi Note Key Specs

  • 5.5-inch HD IPS display
  • 1.7GHz octa-core processor
  • 2GB of RAM
  • 8GB of inbuilt storage
  • 13-megapixel rear camera
  • 5-megapixel front camera
  • Android 4.2 Jelly bean
  • Dual SIM support

Xiaomi Redmi 1S Key Specs

  • 4.7-inch HD IPS display
  • 1.6GHz quad-core processor
  • 1GB of RAM
  • 8GB of inbuilt storage
  • 8-megapixel rear camera
  • 1.3-megapixel front camera
  • Android 4.3 Jelly bean
  • Dual SIM support
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