World's third largest smartphone distributor Xiaomi is planning to roll out its MIUI 6 for Redmi 1S, later this week. This MIUI version was launched last year, and it will be in beta version in this point. It is said in the next few weeks, more users will be upgraded to this new MIUI version.Also the company has promised, that this update will be rolled out to the entire Xiaomi smartphone line up in the future.
MIUI 6 is less-distracting, simpler UI, Colors play a big part of MIUI 6, while many apps appear white or grey key accents are colored in red, orange and a spectrum of other colors. Some apps even appear to have an immersive parallax effect - the Clock for one. The phonebook has become more powerful - it allows you to identify unknown callers, mark service numbers (as banks, scams, sales) and see a visible menu of your carrier's hotline (instead of having to listen to "for business questions select 8").
MIUI 6 has new gestures for the homescreen along with a redesigned notification shade with toggles for various settings. The notification center shows notifications on the lockscreen and there's themes support for the UI with more than 5,000 available as of now.
Redmi 1S sports a 4.7-inch display with a resolution of 1280x720 pixels which translates 312ppi. Redmi 1S is clocked at 1.6GHz quad-core snapdragon 400 processor and Adreno 305 GPU alongside 1GB of RAM.
It employs 8MP rear camera, 1.6MP front snapper and runs on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean on top of MIUI 5. Further, it carries a dimension of 137 x 69 x 9.9mm and weighs around 158grams. Priced at Rs 5,999, this dual SIM smartphone is juiced with a 2000mAh battery and is available exclusively on e-commerce site Flipkart.