The device with 137 x 69 x 9.9 mm (5.39 x 2.72 x 0.39 in) dimension weighs about 158 grams. It boasts an IPS LCD Capacitive touch screen display of 4.7 inches with 720 x 1280 pixels resolution and about 312 ppi pixel densities. You can bag the Xiaomi Redmi 1s just at Rs. 6,999.
Storage, Connectivity, Camera, etc:
The multi-touch device is well protected through AGC Dragontrail glass. It offers 8 GB native memory support that can be expanded up to 32 GB though the microSD card support. In terms of connectivity, the device brings the options like GPRS, EDGE, HSDPA,HSUPA, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot, Bluetooth 4.0, and microUSB v2.0.
Coming to the shooters, the device sports an 8 MP option at the main end with LED flash, autofocus offering outputs of 3264 x 2448 pixels resolution. Additionally, there is geo-tagging, touch focus, and face detection, smile detection, and HDR options available as well along 1.6 MP front facing snapper. You can make videos of 720p at 30 fps.
Operating System, Processor, Graphics, Battery, and application:
Taking a sight over the platforms, the device plays through Android 4.3 Jelly Bean operating system. It packs Qualcomm MSM8228 Snapdragon chipset running through quad core Cortex A7 processor clocked at 1.6 GHz. For the satisfaction of gaming freak users the device makes the Adreno 305 GPU available with it. There is SMS, MMS, Email, Push Mail, and IM available as the messaging options.
The device hits stores in various colour options like Black, Red, Gray, Blue, Green, and Yellow. You can get Java through Java MIDP emulator. Coming to the application parts the device has document viewing options like Word, Excel, PDF, etc, Search options, Maps, Mail, G Talk, You Tube, Picasa, and many others. It gets powered by an efficient Lithium Ion 2000 mAh battery.
It won’t be really fair to complain too much regarding a device that carries such a scrapped price tag. Playing with Android 4.3 Jelly Bean platform and running through quad core Cortex processor is excellent to see. It offers a great battery back-up as well.
The interface is not of the sleekest side, but the cheap price over shadows the issue.