Xiaomi likely to launch Redmi 1S on August 25 in India

Xiaomi-Redmi-1s-inviteXiaomi, the Chinese smartphone maker, has started sending out invites to the press in the Indian market for the likely launch of Redmi 1S phone. The company is organising press events at Bangalore and Delhi on August 25 and August 26 respectively. It is expected that Xiaomi will detail the Redmi 1S India release plans at these events.

This dual-SIM smartphone has been priced at INR 6,999 and is likely to follow same market strategy as followed for Mi 3 and will be sold exclusively at online retailer Flipkart.

To remind you, Xiaomi Redmi 1S 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.