Xiaomi Mi 1

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Xiaomi Mi1 is a high-end, Android smartphone produced by Xiaomi. Mi1 uses a Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 dual core, 1.5 GHz as its CPU and an Adreno 220 as its GPU.[1] The device is sold at a price of ¥1999 ($13) in the beginning. When it was released,[2] the device received 300,000+ pre-orders in the first 34 hours.

Xiaomi Mi1
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The picture of the smartphone, Xiaomi Mi1.
Compatible networksGSM, UMTS, CDMA2000
First released16 August, 2011
Availability by regionChina 1 October, 2011
SuccessorXiaomi Mi 1S
Dimensions125 mm (4.9 in) H

63 mm (2.5 in) W

11.9 mm (0.47 in) D
Mass149 gram
Operating systemOriginal: MIUI V2.3 (Android 2.3 Gingerbread), Current: MIUI V5 (Android 4.1 Jelly Bean)
CPUQualcomm MSM8260, MSM8660 (CDMA2000 version for China Telecom) Snapdragon S3 Dual Core @ 1.5GHz / S3 Dual Core @ 1.7GHz for MI-OneS
GPUAdreno 220
Memory1 GB RAM
Data inputsTouch screen
DisplaySharp Inc. LCD 4.0in @ 480px x 854px (245 ppi) 16M colors (Toshiba for part/all the later production)
Rear camera8 Megapixels F2.4 Lens, 1080p/30fps video recording
Front camera2 Megapixels
Made in China

On 20 December 2011, the company announced a partnership with Chinese telco China Unicom. The plan was to offer one million custom Mi1 models at ¥2699 ($18) at Unicom stores on various two to three-year term contracts.

Specifications[change | change source]

Hardware[change | change source]

The casing of the Xiaomi Mi1 is mostly made from plastic, with SIM card slots located inside. The microUSB port is located at the bottom of the device with the audio jack located at the top of the device. The volume keys were located on the right side of device meanwhile the power key was located at the top of the device. Near the top of the device are a front-facing camera and proximity sensors. The device is widely available in white, pink, blue, yellow, purple and grey color finishes. The device's display is a 4-inch, TFT fingertip touchscreen with a resolution of ~245ppi.

The model is one of two variations of the Xiaomi Mi1 Xiaomi created before creating the Xiaomi Mi2. The device comes a 1930mAh battery.

Software[change | change source]

The Xiaomi Mi1 ships with Android and Xiaomi's MIUI user experience.

Updates[change | change source]

Updates for the Xiaomi Mi1 is available in three channels: stable, developer and daily. New stable builds are usually available every month with major changes between each update, new developer builds are usually available every week with small but sometimes large features added between each update and new beta builds are usually available every Wednesdays and usually only contain small fixes and optimizations. Beta builds are only available to some beta testers selected on MIUI's community forums. To update between versions, users usually use an over-the-air updater application.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Xiaomi Phone faster, cheaper than iPhone4 - China - Chinadaily.com.cn". www.chinadaily.com.cn. Retrieved 2022-10-24.
  2. "Xiaomi Phone with MIUI OS: a $310 Android with 1.5GHz dual-core SoC and other surprises". Engadget. Retrieved 2022-10-24.