Xiaomi Mi-1S – Specs Review: new version of Mi-1 Phone

For all of us, that dearly waits for the Xiaomi Mi-2 official market release, well what the heck! Xiaomi did announced another variation or update of their popular Xiaomi Mi-1. Here goes the Xiaomi Mi-1S entering the scene.

Here’s a short round-up of the Xiaomi Mi-1S highlights:

  • 1.7 GHz dual-core Qualcomm MSM8260 processor
  • 4.0 inch Sharp ASV TFT screen
  • 1GB DDR3 RAM
  • 8MP rear camera, auto focus, LED flashlight, 2MP front camera
  • High capacity Li-ion battery, 1930mAh
  • MIUI V4, base on Android 4.0 ICS OS
Xiaomi Mi One S aka Mi1-S

Xiaomi Mi One S aka Mi1-S

The pre-order from Xiaomi themselves had already ended. But some online Chinese shops are already accepting pre-orders of this Xiaomi Mi-1S with lead time of until the end of this month, September.

It was said that the Xiaomi M1S (Mi-ONE S) is not just an upgrade of the previously popular Xiaomi Mi-1. The new Xiaomi Mi-ONE S has a new design and match with that is its remarkable specs.

The Mi-1S sports a 4-inch dispaly and a powerful 1.7 GHz Qualcomm dual-core processor. It also has the latest MIUI V4 which base on Android 4.0 OS installed, one of the most perfectly and nicely looking Android user-interface.

Xiaomi Mi1 Specs and Features

Model: Xiaomi M1S (Mi-ONE S)

  • Carrier: Unlocked Android smartphone
  • Phone Style: Bar, touchscreen, 4.0 inch multi-touch capacitive screen
  • Operating System: MIUI (Base Android 4.0 ICS OS)
  • Processor: 1.7 GHz dual-core Qualcomm MSM8260 processor


  • Screen Size: 4.0″ touchscreen
  • Display resolution: ASV SHARP TFT screen
  • Color Support: 16 million colors
  • Screen Technology: Multi-touch screen, capacitive


  • Camera Resulotion: 8.0 megapixel rear camera
  • 2.0 megapixel front camera


  • Connectivity Technology: GSM + WCDMA 3G network
  • Network Band: GSM 850/900/1800/1900 MHz & WCDMA 850/1900/2100 MHz
  • Data Technology: GPRS / EDGE / HSPA+
  • Bluetooth: Bluetooth 2.1
  • WLan: Wi-Fi IEEE 802.11 b/g/n
  • USB: USB 2.0


  • Video Player: AVI、MP4、3GP、MOV、MKV、FLV
  • Audio Player: FLAC、APE、MP3、OGG、AMR、AAC
  • Image: JPG、PNG、BMP、GIF
  • Ringing Tones: Downloadable
  • Message: SMS, MMS, Email
  • Phone Book: More than 10000 contacts
  • Brower: HTML
  • Game: Downloadable, Google Market
  • Radio: FM Radio
  • G-sensor: Yes
  • Interface/Port: 3.5mm earphone jack / mini USB


  • Battery: Li-on battery, 1930mAh
  • Standby Time: 100-150 hours


  • Built-in Memory: 1GB DDR3 RAM,
  • Memory Card: Support microSD/microSDHC memory card, up to 32GB


  • Dimensions:125 * 63 * 11.9mm
  • Weight: 105g

Package contents

  • 1 * Xiaomi M1S Android Phone
  • 1 * Battery
  • 1 * Travel Charger
  • 1 * USB Data Cable
  • 1 * Headphone
  • 1 * Manual (Chinese)

I saw it being sold at Android sale for almost 300USD. I cannot quote the real pricing of this Mi1S phone, but we will update this post once it hits other listing so we can know the lowest pricing we could get.

So what about you? Are you getting this instead of the Xiaomi Mi-2?

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