Phone Comparison - Xiaomi Redmi 1S vs Xiaomi Redmi 2 vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 2

general General Info

Manufacturer Xiaomi Xiaomi Xiaomi
Announced May 2014 January 2015 August 2015
Status Available - May 2014 Available - January 2015 Available - August 2015
Price - Rs. 5,999 ($88.22) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 9,700 ($141.99) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, Chinese Red, Metallic Gray/ blue, green, yellow panels Black, White, Yellow, Pink, Green Black, White, Yellow, Mint Green, Blue
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 137 x 69 x 9.9 mm
(5.39 x 2.72 x 0.39 in)
134 x 67.2 x 9.4 mm
(5.28 x 2.65 x 0.37 in)
152 x 76 x 8.3 mm
(5.98 x 2.99 x 0.33 in)
Weight 158 g (5.57 oz) 133 g (4.69 oz) 160 g (5.64 oz)
2G Network GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100
TD-SCDMA 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100, TD-SCDMA
4G Network - LTE 1800 / 2600 TD-LTE 1900 / 2300 / 2500 / 2600 (Bands 3, 7, 38, 39, 40, 41) LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.4 (KitKat) Android OS, v5.0 (Lollipop) based MIUI 7
Processor Quad-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A7, Qualcomm MSM8228 Snapdragon Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410 Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53, Mediatek MT6795
GPU Adreno 305 Adreno 306 PowerVR G6200
RAM 1 GB 1 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 8 GB 8 GB 16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 32 GB Yes

display Display

Type IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 2 IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.7 inches 4.7 inches 5.5 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 64.61% 67.83% 72.02%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio FM radio FM Radio FM radio
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, 1.4 ┬Ám Pixel Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR, Sony Sensor, Panorama, Real-time HDR Phase Detection Auto focus (PDAF), Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, HDR
Video 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p 1080p@30fps
Front Camera 1.3 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar] 2 MP, 720p [Similar] 5 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, HSUPA HSPA, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps TD-SCDMA
Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP, LE v4.0, A2DP v4.0, A2DP, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0, USB On-the-go microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0, USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 8 GB, 1 GB RAM 8 GB, 1 GB RAM / 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 32 GB Yes
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 Li-Po Battery Li-Po Battery Li-Po Battery
Capacity 2000 mAh 2200 mAh 3060 mAh
Stand by - - -
Talk Time - - -