Top 5 alternatives for Xiaomi Redmi 1s 2014

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Xiaomi Redmi 1s is now a dream for every new mobile buyer. But the flash sales only lets 40000 lucky users to get hands on it. Today we bring in Top 5 alternatives for people who can’t wait for the flash sales and get lucky to buy one for themselves.

Top 5 alternatives for Xiaomi Redmi 1s 2014

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1.Motorola Moto E

The Moto E was launched in May 2014 and the phone was a big hit in the budget phone range. Owing to this the Moto E followed Moto G’s success steps and soon became an eye candy for future phone buyers.

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Moto E comes with a 4.3inches Capacitive touchscreen with a resolution of 540x960p. Moto E has a 1GB RAM along with 4GB of internal storage and SD card support too.  The phone runs on a Qualcomm Snapdragon Dual-core 1.2 GHz  CPU complimented with a Adeno 302 GPU which is considerable to support heavy tasks.

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The back of the phone has a 5MP camera without LED flash which is quite a turn-off and no secondary camera provided either. The phone is also dual-sim supported. Moto E comes with the latest Android 4.4.4 KitKat OS. It has a 1980mAh battery which will help you use the phone for at least a day.

Buy Moto E – Rs 6,999 now 

2.Micromax Canvas A1

Earlier this month, there were lot of reports claiming that Android One smartphones will be released into market from Sept 15th on wards and it happened Yesterday, Initially Micromax launched its Android One, we can say an Add up to its Canvas series and it was released exclusively through Amazon, and after its release the stock went off like that, but now it’s in stock again!


This Android One smartphone from Micromax is a 4.5 inch FWVGA capacitive touchscreen with a display resolution of 480 x 854 pixels, as like Moto E, Canvas A1 has 1 GB RAM, and has an internal storage of 4 GB, but it can be expandable using microSD up to 32 GBsss

It runs on 1.3 GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6582 processor and operates on Android v 4.4.4 Kitkat and as it’s from Google, we can get direct updates (OTA) and the Android L is confirmed, it also features a 2 MP front camera for selfie lovers and also for video calls, On the rear side the primary camera is of  5 MP with a resolution of 2560 x 1920 pixels (the best from Micromax)

Buy Micromax Canvas A1 – Rs. 6,499/- now

3.Spice Android 1 Dream UNO Mi-498

We can say this is the first Android One smartphone that is leaked before the release of other Android One smartphones, and it’s mistakenly placed to sale in Flipkart before a day of its release, we already know that Google tied up with Micromax, Karbonn and Spice to make budget friendly smartphones with high quality hardware and best software, this Android One smartphone is from Spice which we can say another alternative for Redmi 1s, Spice also launched it’s android one smartphone – Spice Android 1 Dream UNO with a price tag of Rs. 6, 299/- via Flipkart


It features a 4.5 inch LCD capacitive touch screen with a display resolution of 480 x 854 pixels, as like previous smartphones in the list, it has 1 GB RAM, 4 GB ROM and there is a microSD slot to expand the memory up to 32 GB, It runs on 1.3 GHz quad-core processor with an Android OS v 4.4.4 kitkat (Android L update confirmed)spice

It also features a 2 MP front camera for video calls, slefies and the rear camera is of 5 MP which has the ability to record videos in 720P HD , the best thing we need to talk about is the battery life, and it has a stand by time of 160 hours (in 2G)

Buy Spice Dream UNO Mi-498 – Rs. 6,299/- now

4.Karbonn Sparkle V Blue

As like the Micromax and spice released their Android One smartphones, the one that left is Karbonn which is also in the list of top 5 alternatives for the Apple of china Xiaomi’s Redmi 1s, Karbonn launched it’s Android One smartphone – Karbonn Sparkle V Blue at a budget friendly price tag of just Rs, 6,399/-



This Android One smartphone is a 4.5 inch IPS Display with same resolution like Micromax’s and spice’s smartphones in this list. and the tech specs are also similar to other android one smartphones like 1 GB of RAM, 4 GB of ROM etc, but the manufacturer is Karbonn

Buy Karbonn Sparkle V A1- Rs.6,399/- now

You can read the complete Review of Karbonn Sparkle V A1 here

5.Asus Zenfone 4

Asus Zenfone 4 has been a rival to the Moto E since  it’s launch and now it became a good competitor to Redmi 1s too, as they are of the same price tag Rs. 5, 999/-asus-zenfone-4we have made many comparisons with the Zenfone 4, and here are the tech specs in short:

  • A 4′ capacitive touch screen with a 480p display
  • 1 GB of RAM | 4 GB of ROM | microSD slot available (upto 32 GB)
  • Runs on 1.2 GHz dual core processor (Intel)
  • Android v 4.4 Kitkat
  • 0.3 MP front camera | 5 MP primary camera

Buy Asus Zenfone 4- Rs. 5,999/- now

and you can read the complete review of Asus Zenfone 4 here

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