Xiaomi has announced the launch of its much awaited Redmi 1S smartphone in Indian market. The smartphone will be available at a price of INR 5,999, which is INR 1,000 less than the earlier revealed price.
Xiaomi will be following the same weekly sales model, as followed for Mi 3 smartphone in the country. The customers interested in purchasing the smartphone will have to register every week to get one at Flipkart. Registrations for the first sale start today at 6PM and the phone will go on sale exclusively at Flipkart on September 2.
Just to recap the specs, it runs on Android 4.3-based MIUI v5 and is powered by 1.6GHz quad-core Snapdragon 400 processor. In addition, it comes with a 4.7-inch 720p HD display, 1GB of RAM, 8GB of internal storage with an option to expand via microSD card and 2000 mAh battery. It also packs 8MP rear camera, and 1.6MP front camera.
In terms of connectivity, it offers 3G, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS and USB OTG connectivity. It will be available only in Grey colour option.
Xiaomi has also informed that accessories of Redmi 1S will also be sold along with the smartphone. The coloured back covers will be available at INR 469, Screen protector at INR 179, Silica gel covers at INR 359 and Flip covers at INR 559.