Xiaomi announced the launch of its Redmi 1S smartphone on August 26 in India. The smartphone will be available for sale on September 4 at a price of INR 5,999. The company has now informed that a total of 40,000 units will be available as a part of the first sale on Tuesday.
To remind you, Xiaomi will be following the same weekly sales model with Redmi 1S, which was followed for Mi 3 smartphone in the country and the customers interested in purchasing the smartphone will have to register every week to get the phone at Flipkart. Registrations for the first sale are already in progress and 1,00,000 people have already registered for it.
Coming on the specs, the Xiaomi Redmi 1S smartphone runs on Android 4.3-based MIUI v5 and is powered by 1.6GHz quad-core Snapdragon 400 processor. In addition, Redmi 1S packs a 4.7-inch 720p HD display, 1GB of RAM, 8GB of internal memory with an option to expand via microSD card, 8MP rear camera, 1.6MP front camera and 2000 mAh battery.
Xiaomi will also be offering accessories for Redmi 1S on same day. 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.