Hugo Barra, the Vice President of Xiaomi International has brought us a good news, especially to mi fans. The Xiaomi Redmi 1S and Redmi Note will be start selling in Malaysia market soon.
The Redmi 1S has a 4.7-inch HD IPS display; a Snapdragon 400 1.6GHz quad-core processor; 1GB of RAM and 8GB of storage; and has two SIM slots. Apart from that, it has a 8MP rear camera and a 2,000mAh removable battery.
As for the Redmi Note, it has a 5.5-inch HD IPS display, a MediaTek MT6592 1.7GHz octa-core processor; 2GB of RAM and 8GB of storage; and similar to the Redmi 1S, has dual-SIM slots. In addition, it has a 13MP camera at the rear and a 5MP camera at the front. In terms of battery, it is powered by a 3,200mAh removable battery.
Both phones feature removable back covers and the company will be selling colorful back covers for these phones very soon. Barra also revealed that the company is in the midst of setting up dedicated service centers, or more affectionately known as Mi Homes around Malaysia. He added that it is likely for the first Mi Home, which serves as premises for the company to sell accessories for their products and as a pick-up point for online orders in Malaysia to be opened in KL around September.