The smartphone brand which has marked it’s blooming journey by giving the consumers the product based on their requirement, is now planning to offer a phone like Jio Phone with 4G, dual SIM and real-time voice translation service. We are talking about Xiaomi which is now ON for crowdfunding to deliver a low budget feature phone to the consumers. The crowd funded phone will be the first feature phone by the Chinese brand as the company has never sold a feature phone before. The best and the highlight feature of the smartphone is the availability of artificial intelligence technology which will translate as many as 17 languages on a real-time basis.
The crowd funded feature phones are named Xiaomi Qin1 and Xiaomi Qin1 s and are available for pre-order through Xiaomi Youpin. The color variants include White and Gray colors. Both the phones are third party phones manufactured and shipped by Shenzhen Duojiao Technology co. The price of the phones start at CNY 199 (Approx. INR 1990) and will start shipping from September 15.
Talking about the specifications and features of these low budget feature phones, the screen size is 2.8-inch IPS display with screen resolution of 240×320 pixels. The Xiaomi Qin1 is a 2G phone while the Qin1 s is a 4G phone in addition to the 3G support too. When it comes to the design, both the phones look alike and bear 8.5mm thickness. On the battery front, the phone is fuelled by a 1480mAh non-removable battery which the company claims to offer 15 days standby and 420 minutes of continuous calls.
On the connectivity front, the feature phone supports USB Type C which makes it the first feature phone with Type C port. The other connectivity options include WiFi, Bluetooth, IR feature which converts the phone into remote control, etc.