Redmi 1S will be available for online flash sale today at 2PM (GMT+5:30). Xiaomi has prepared 50 000 units for the event. The Chinese company is famous with its flash sales and hunger marketing. Usually the handsets are snapped out within minutes (even seconds). Although Xiaomi has some issue with the authorities in India and was temporary banned, seems that the Chinese giant won’t slow down. Earlier it was said that Xaiomi infringements on Ericsson patents and the Indian regulators banned the Chinese from importing, advertising and selling their devices in India. However the ban was lift temporary until January, when the case will be further revised. Meanwhile Xiaomi are free to sell their smartphones and looks like they are not wasting time.
If you’ve never heard about Xiaomi or their top-seller Redmi 1S, here a little bit more information.
Xiaomi is the fastest growing smartphone manufacturer, which is currently on the 3rd place behind Samsung and Apple. Xiaomi is famous with its low price smartphones and the affordable flagships they offer. The company doesn’t have big smartphones portfolio, but they managed to attract attention with the unbelievable value-to-money low cost smartphones.
Currently their bestselling smartphone is Redmi 1S. It is successor of the other low cost Xiaomi smartphone – Redmi. It is equipped with 4.7 inches screen with HD resolution (720×1280 pixels). At the same time you get Snapdragon 600 processor, which is pretty unusual for most of the Chinese smartphones. The processor is quad-core and it’s clocked at 1.5GHz. Redmi 1S is also equipped with 1GB RAM for multitasking and 8GB internal memory. Of course there’s a slot for microSD card. The phone has two cameras – 8MP back one with flashlight and 1.6MP front one. The handset is powered by 2000mAh removable battery. The build quality doesn’t look impressive, but it cost less than $100 during the flash sale today. Let’s see how long will it take before Xioami sells out all available Redmi 1S handsets.
Source Xiaomi India. Please note that the information may be missing from the source link, if you check it after the sale