iVoomi i1s vs Redmi 4: The Chinese smartphone maker iVoomi unveiled their two new smartphones in budget category iVoomi i1 and iVoomi i1s. The most highlighting features of these smartphones are 18:9 full view display and Dual rear cameras. It is rare to see these types of specifications in this price segment. But previously, we had seen these features in Infocus Vision 3. The iVoomi i1s comes with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of inbuilt storage and priced at Rs 6,999. The iVoomi i1 comes with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of inbuilt storage and priced at Rs 5,999. The ‘Notify Me’ option is available on Flipkart, sale starts at 12 Noon, 10th January. We previously compared iVoomi i1 with Xiaomi Redmi 5A. But In this price segment, we have an option of the Xiaomi Redmi 4 which is still a decent option in this price segment. The 3GB Variant of the Redmi 4 is priced at 8,999 Rs. Whereas the iVoomi i1s offers 3GB RAM and 32GB Storage and Redmi 4 offers 2GB of RAM and 16GB of inbuilt storage at 6,999 Rs. Should you buy this iVoomi i1s instead of Redmi 4? Let’s compare.
Display – iVoomi i1s vs Redmi 4:
The iVoomi i1s sports 5.45-inch HD(1280 x 640 pixels) display with 18:9 aspect ratio and minimal bezels. The Xiaomi Redmi 4 sports 5-inch HD (1280 x 720 pixels) display with 16:9 aspect ratio. So, in terms of design, the iVoomi i1s is slightly better because it has fewer bezels. But the resolution is better on Xiaomi Redmi 4. But this 32GB variant of the Xiaomi Redmi 4 is priced at 8,999 Rs. So, the iVoomi i1s offers bigger RAM and Storage at a lower price.
Software – iVoomi i1s vs Redmi 4:
The iVoomi i1s runs on Android Nougat 7.0 with their custom UI. The Redmi 4 runs on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow out of the box, upgradable to 7.1.2 (Nougat) with MIUI 9.1 on top. MIUI is Xiaomi’s own custom UI where you can get a lot of customizations.
Hardware – iVoomi i1s vs Redmi 4:
The iVoomi i1s is powered by MediaTek MT6737 quad-core SoC that is clocked at 1.3 GHz. The Redmi 4 brings Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 435 octa-core SoC that is clocked at 1.4 GHz. So the processor is slightly better on Xiaomi Redmi 4. Both the Redmi 4 and iVoomi i1s come with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of inbuilt storage that is expandable via MicroSD card. But iVoomi i1s offers a dedicated slot for microSD and Redmi 4 has the Hybrid solution.
Camera – iVoomi i1s vs Redmi 4:
The highlighting feature of this iVoomi i1s is its dual rear camera. It has the 13MP+2MP dual rear camera with soft flash and auto-focus along. This camera setup offers portrait mode, Bokeh mode, and Wide angle mode. For selfies, it offers an 8MP of selfie camera. The Xiaomi Redmi 4 offers a 13 MP rear camera with f/2.2 aperture, PDAF and LED flash. In front, it has 5 MP front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture.
Battery – iVoomi i1s vs Redmi4:
The iVoomi i1s packed by 3000 mAh of battery. But the Xiaomi Redmi 4 brings massive 4,100 mAh of a non-removable battery. So, the battery back will be better on this Redmi 4 device.
Full Specifications – iVoomi i1s vs Redmi 4:
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