Phone Comparison - Apple iPhone 4S vs Xiaomi Redmi 1S vs Xiaomi Redmi Note

general General Info

Manufacturer Apple Xiaomi Xiaomi
Announced October 2011 May 2014 March 2014
Status Available - October 2011 Available - May 2014 Available - March 2014
Colors Black, White Black, Chinese Red, Metallic Gray/ blue, green, yellow panels Various
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 115.2 x 58.6 x 9.3 mm
(4.54 x 2.31 x 0.37 in)
137 x 69 x 9.9 mm
(5.39 x 2.72 x 0.39 in)
154 x 78.7 x 9.45 mm
(6.06 x 3.1 x 0.37 in)
Weight 140 g (4.94 oz) 158 g (5.57 oz) 199 g (7.02 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 1900 / 2100
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS iOS 5 Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.2 (Jelly Bean)
Processor 1 GHz dual-core ARM Cortex-A9 processor, Apple A5 chipset Quad-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A7, Qualcomm MSM8228 Snapdragon Octa-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A7 / Octa-core 1.7 GHz Cortex-A7, Mediatek MT6592
GPU PowerVR SGX543MP2 Adreno 305 Mali-450MP4
RAM 512 MB 1 GB 1/2 GB
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB storage 8 GB 8 GB
External Memory No microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type LED-backlit IPS TFT IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 2 IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors capacitive touchscreen 16M colors 16M colors
Size 3.5 inches 4.7 inches 5.5 inches
Resolution 640 x 960 pixels (330 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (267 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 53.92% 64.61% 68.82%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio No FM radio FM Radio
Games Downloadable, incl. motion-bas Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Touch Focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, HDR Auto focus, 1.4 ┬Ám Pixel Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, LED video light, video stabilization, geo-tagging 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, VGA [Similar] 1.3 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar] 5 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 14.4 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps HSDPA, HSUPA HSPA+
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP v4.0, A2DP, LE v4.0, A2DP, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, v2.0 microUSB v2.0, USB On-the-go microUSB v2.0, USB On-the-go
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS Yes, with A-GPS
Browser HTML (Safari) HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Call Records 100 received, dialed and missed calls Practically unlimited Practically unlimited
Internal 16/32/64 GB storage, 512 MB RAM 8 GB, 1 GB RAM 8 GB, 1/2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 32 GB
USB OTG - Supported Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC not supported NFC not supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Po Li-Po Battery Li-Po Battery
Capacity 1432 mAh 2000 mAh 3100 mAh
Stand by Up to 200 h (2G)
Up to 200 h (3G)
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Talk Time Up to 14 h (2G)
Up to 8 h (3G)
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