Redmi 1

The Xiaomi Redmi 1 (also called Hongmi or Original Redmi) is a smartphone released in July 2013 in China And August 2013 in Global, developed by the Chinese smartphone company Xiaomi Inc.. It is the first product of the Redmi series of smartphones. It comes with a 4.7-inch 720x1080 IPS screen, a MediaTek MT6589T Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A7 processor and originally runs Android 4.2.2 Jellybean with the MIUI v5 user interface, upgradeable to Android 4.4.2 Kitkat with the MIUI 9 user interface.[citation needed]

CodenameWCDMA: HM2013023
TD-SCDMA: HM2013022
Compatible networksHM2013022: GSM 900/1800/1900MHz
TD-SCDMA 1900/2100MHz
HM2013023: GSM 900/1800/1900MHz
WCDMA 900/2100MHz
First releasedChina: 31 July 2013; 6 years ago (2013-07-31)
Global: 15 September 2013; 6 years ago (2013-09-15)
SuccessorXiaomi Redmi 1S
Form factorSlate
Dimensions137 mm (5.4 in) H
69 mm (2.7 in) W
9.9 mm (0.39 in) D
Mass158 g (5.6 oz)
Operating systemOriginal: Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean with MIUI v5 user interface
Current: Android 4.4.2 KitKat with MIUI 6 user interface (Stable version) and MIUI 9 user interface (Developed version)
System on chipMediatek MT6589T
CPU1.5Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A7
GPU357Mhz Single-core PowerVR SGX 544MP
Memory1GB LPDDR2
Storage4GB eMMC 2.0
Removable storageSupports up to 32 GB
Battery2,050 mAh, 7.6 Wh, 3.896 V, internal rechargeable Li-Poly, user-replaceable, Battery Scale:100
Data inputsMulti-touch capacitive touchscreen;
Digital compass;
Proximity sensor;
Push buttons;
capacitive touch-sensitive buttons
Display4.70 in (119 mm) IPS LCD with Corning Gorilla Glass
720x1280px (312 ppi), Made by Sharp/AUO
Rear camera8 Megapixel auto-focus, 3264x2448px, 1.4μm Pixel Size, F/2.2 Optic, Samsung S5K3H2 or OmniVision OV8825 sensor, with LED flash
Front camera1.3 Megapixel fixed-focus, 1280x960px, Aptina MT9M114 sensor
ConnectivityGPS / GLONASS, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n 2.4Ghz only, Mediatek MT6628QP combo chip, Bluetooth 4.0 BLE, Micro-USB

Noted for its low price, Redmi 1 was an extremely popular and a demanded smartphone.[citation needed] Xiaomi opted to sell the smartphone online in order to comply with their minimal capital input.[citation needed]



The Redmi 1 offers Android 4.2.2 Jellybean with the MIUI v5 user interface, upgradeable to Android 4.4.2 Kitkat with the MIUI 9 user interface.


The Redmi 1 has a plastic chassis that is 5.39 in (137 mm) long, 2.72 in (69 mm) wide, and 0.39 in (9.9 mm) thick, and weighs 158 g (5.6 oz). The screen is a 4.7-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, supporting 16-million colors at a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels, equating to around 312 pixel-per-inch density. The device features a Mediatek MT6589T which comprises 1.5 GHz Cortex-A7 quad-core central processing unit (CPU) and an Imagination Technologies PowerVR SGX544MP graphics processing unit (GPU), in conjunction with an accelerometer, gyroscope, compass and a proximity sensor. The device is also equipped with 1 GB RAM and 4 GB internal storage, supporting microSD expansion up to 64 GB. Other features include a microphone, GPS, an 8-megapixel rear camera with auto-focus and LED flash, and a 1.3-megapixel front camera. The rear camera is capable of recording videos at 1080p resolution, while the front camera supports 720p resolution recording. The rear of the smartphone features a plain plastic surface with a brushed metal Xiaomi logo at the center-bottom of the rear cover. The smartphone is shipped with a 1,000 mA AC power charger, for charging its 2000/2,050 mAh(min/typ) battery.

Parts Provider

  • Processor: Mediatek
  • Modem: Mediatek
  • PMIC: Mediatek
  • Wifi/Bluetooth: Mediatek
  • Connectivity: Mediatek
  • Audio: Mediatek
  • RAM: Samsung, Micron
  • Storage: Samsung, Micron
  • Display panel: Sharp, AUO
  • Touch: Focaltech
  • Camera: Samsung, OmniVision, Atmel
  • Battery: Coslight


Xiaomi Redmi 1S is an Android smartphone developed and produced by Xiaomi. The Xiaomi Redmi 1S was announced in May 2014.

See also