Xiaomi Qin 1S was introduced alongside the Qin 1 as a budget-friendly feature phone from Xiaomi. This new feature phone from Xiaomi is called Qin, pronounced like “chin” in English.
The phones are a crowdfunded device that was designed by Xiaomi with AI capabilities. The Qin 1S comes with 4G Radio, VoLTE, a better chipset, bigger RAM and storage space. Let’s find out more.
Xiaomi Qin 1S Key Specs and Features
・2.8-inch screen, 240 x 320 pixels
・Nucleus OS with 256MB RAM
・Dual-core Spreadtrum SC9820
・512MB built-in storage
・1480mAh Removable Li-Ion Battery
Design And Display
The Qin 1s looks exactly like the Qin 1 we reviewed earlier, there’s no much difference in terms of design. There’s no camera whatsoever in sight as well. It measures 8.5mm in thickness just like most feature phones.
IThere’s no audio jack as well, just speakers, no privacy when listening to radio or music here. Xiaomi didn’t bother adding some touches to the body, I mean, it’s a feature phone.
Turning to the front, it’s equipped with a small screen with the standard keyboard underneath. The 2.8-inch screen has 240 x 320 pixels in resolution and displays everything you’re typing.
Hardware and Software
Under the hood, Xiaomi brought on a powerful Spreadtrum SC9820 chip with, dual-core processor clocking at 1.2GHz. It boasts of a bigger 256MB RAM and 512MB storage space to store more files. It still runs on Nucleus OS nonetheless.
Network And Connectivity
The Qin 1S accommodates dual Micro SIM. It has support for Bluetooth 4.2, 3.5mm jack, USB Type C port, GPS and Wi-Fi.
Battery, Price And Availability
The Xiaomi Qin 1S 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 1S
・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: VoLTE
・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
・Processor: dual-core 1.2GHz
・Chipset type: Spreadtrum SC9820
・Graphics Processing Unit: –
・Memory Card Slot: No
・Internal storage: 512MB
・Fingerprint Sensor: –
・Standby Time: –
・Fast Charging: No