Xiaomi Qin 1: Meet Xiaomi’s First Feature Phone
Xiaomi Qin 1 has been announced by Xiaomi as the first phone from the new Qin feature phone series from the company. This is somewhat shocking, but Xiaomi always surprises us with stuff like this.
This phone is a crowdfunded device that was designed by Xiaomi with AI capabilities and Radio for feature phone lovers. The name sounds more like “chin” in English, let’s find out more.
Xiaomi Qin 1 Key Specs and Features
・2.8-inch screen, 240 x 320 pixels
・Nucleus OS with 8MB RAM
・Single-core MediaTek MT6260A
・16MB built-in storage
・1480mAh Removable Li-Ion Battery
Design And Display
The Qin 1 is a feature phone quite alright but it looks so sleek and portable. Although it’s quite bulky by the sides, measuring 8.5mm in thickness just like most feature phones.
It doesn’t come with any camera configuration, this makes the back look plain and boring. There’s no audio jack as well, just speakers, no privacy when listening to the radio here.
Turning to the front, it has a small screen with the standard keyboard underneath. If you still use featurephone then you might love this, the screen has been enhanced as well. The 2.8-inch screen has 240 x 320 pixels in resolution.
Hardware and Software
It’s powered by the MediaTek MT6260A, this comes with a single core and does the job effortlessly. It boasts of 8MB RAM and 16MB storage space to store files. It also runs on Nucleus OS.
Network And Connectivity
The Qin 1 accommodates dual Micro SIM. It has support for Bluetooth 4.2, 3.5mm jack, USB Type C port and Wi-Fi.
Battery, Price And Availability
The Xiaomi Qin 1 is powered by a removable Li-Ion 1480mAh battery. Xiaomi Qin 1 will be available on shopping stores, starting from $29 to $39, that’s about (N9,000 – N12,000).
Full Specification Of Xiaomi Qin 1
・Announced: August, 2018
・Status: Available. August, 2018
・Network Technology: GSM / WCDMA / LTE
・3G Support: WCDMA: B1 2100MHz / B8 900 MHz / 1900 MHz / 850 MHz
・4G Support: No
・Dual SIM Support: Yes (Micro + Micro)
・Material Type: Plastic
・Dimensions: 132 x 53.8 x 8.5 mm
・Colour: Black, White
・Screen Type: Standard screen
・Resolution: 240 x 320 pixels
・Pixel Density: –
・Screen to Body Ratio: –
・Operating system: Nucleus
・Chipset type: MediaTek MT6260A
・Graphics Processing Unit: –
・Memory Card Slot: No
・Internal storage: 16MB
・Fingerprint Sensor: –
・Standby Time: –
・Fast Charging: No