Xiaomi launched the Redmi 1S in India at an affordable price and nearly at the same price Lumia 520 & Lumia 525 doing well in their segment. In fact, Lumia 520 is the best-selling smartphone from Microsoft, earlier it was Nokia. Xiaomi runs on Android with MIUI V5 on top of it while the Lumia 520 & Lumia 525 runs on Windows Phone 8 operating system. In this post I’m not comparing Android OS with Windows Phone OS, just comparing the smartphones based on specifications and apart from this, I’m also sharing the discounted pricing of devices.
Do Read: Lumia 520 vs Lumia 525
Xiaomi Redmi 1S has better specs when compared with Lumia 520 & Lumia 525. Xiaomi Redmi 1S has bigger display, better battery backup and above all better camera when compared with Windows Phone devices – Lumia 520 & Lumia 525. If we talk about price, Xiaomi Redmi 1S is much more affordable smartphone in comparison to Lumia 520 & Lumia 525. Until & unless you are not an Android fan or Windows fan, then there is no issue is picking up the best smartphone in such a price range.
Discounted Pricing of Xiaomi Redmi 1S vs Lumia 520 vs Lumia 525
|Xiaomi Redmi 1S||Lumia 520||Lumia 525|
|$171.90 (Buy Now)||$154.95 (Buy Now)|
|Not Available||INR 9,229 (Buy Now)|
|INR 6,999 (Buy Now)||Rs. 7,499 (Buy Now)||INR 8,715 (Buy Now)|
Comparing Specifications of Xiaomi Redmi 1S vs Lumia 520 vs Lumia 525
|Xiaomi Redmi 1S|
|Display||4.7-inch IPS display with resolution of 1,280 x 720 pixels||4.0-inch IPS LCD display with resolution of 480 x 800 pixels at 235ppi||4.0-inch IPS LCD display with resolution of 480 x 800 pixels at 235ppi|
|Processor||1.6GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 (MSM8228) processor with Adreno 305 GPU||1GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8227||1GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 MSM8227 processor|
|Memory||1GB RAM, 8GB internal memory which is expandable up to 64GB via microSD card||512MB RAM, 8GB internal storage which is expandable up to 64GB via microSD card||1GB RAM, 8GB internal storage which is expandable up to 64GB via microSD card|
|Operating System||Android 4.3 Jelly Bean with MIUI on top of it||Windows Phone 8||Windows Phone 8|
|Camera||8MP rear-camera with LED flash, BSI sensor, f/2.2 aperture 1.4ųm sensor, 1080p video recording and 1.6MP front-facing camera||5MP rear-camera with autofocus, records video at 720p||5MP rear-camera with autofocus, records video at 720p|
|Connectivity||3G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, USB OTG||3G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, USB 2.0||3G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, USB 2.0|