Xiaomi Hongmi 4.7-inch Quad-Core Smartphone for $US131

Chinese phone maker Xiaomi has announced its release of another of its budget smartphone, titled the Xiaomi Hongmi (Red Rice). This new budget-friendly smartphone comes equipped with dual-SIM capability and is presently available in China for the price of 799 Chinese Yuan which is about (US$131).

Xiaomi Hongmi Red RiceThe Xiaomi Hongmi (Red Rice) comes equipped with a 4.7-inch IPS touchscreen display with a 1280x720p resolution and protected by Gorilla Glass 2, its powered by a 28nm MediaTek MT6589 Turbo quad-core 1.5GHz processor, PowerVR SGX544 graphics card, 1GB of RAM and 4GB of onboard storage plus a microSD card slot that supports cards up to 32GB.

The Red Rice features dual-camera; which includes an 8-megapixel camera on the rear with F2.2 28mm lens and 1080p video recording, plus a 720p front-facing camera for self-portraits. It also comes with Bluetooth 4.0 connectivity, GPS/AGPS, and WiFi connectivity.

Xiaomi Hongmi Red Rice - BlackIt comes with a modified version of the Google Android Operating system dubbed Xiaomi’s MIUI V5 Android-based system, and will be available in the colors black, white and red and Xiaomi will release interchangeable shell in other colors as well.

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