And in the frenetic rush in trying to impress with the most absurd smartphone, Xiaomi makes us go back to the past sponsoring a simple, retro device, but with a bit of smart technology of today's times. In fact, the company makes its own platform available crowdfunding, to the product that responds to the name QIN, an old-fashioned mobile phone with integrated virtual assistant Xiao AI, and sold for the price of 199 yuan (about 25 euro) with start of 15 September 2018 shipments.
Aesthetically, QIN might seem like a simple phone with "bar" design, just like the one that went out of fashion before the advent of current smartphones, but in any case manages to offer interesting features such as the presence of a IR transmitter which will therefore allow to take advantage of QIN as a remote control. We find a dowry color QVGA display from 2,8 inch with T9 keyboard, slim design, 3D stereo speakers (via the ear capsule) e hybrid SIM slot, that is, two SIM cards in nano format or 1 SIM and micro SD card.
Xiaomi launches QIN, the mobile from the past with a bit of future
The latter an almost obligatory choice since they complete the hardware equipment 512 MB of mass storage, 256 MB of RAM memory and processor SC9820E Cortex A53 in the 4G LTE variant while the variant with 2G connectivity we find the chipset MT6260A ARM7, 8 MB of RAM and 16 MB of ROM. QIN is proposed in 2 color variants including the white and black, while the operating system is MOCOR5 on Android base for the 4G model or Nuclues for the QIN 2G model.
Finally, there is no lack of level connectivity WiFi, Bluetooth 4.2 while the 4G variant also offers functionality VoLTE and GPS and if you are already wondering, I tell you now that nThere is no support for the 20 band. Finally we find a battery from 1480 mAh which can be loaded via the door USB Type-C. But the particularity lies in the AI voice capabilities that allow in addition to real-time search for news, weather and other also the translation into 17 languages. In addition, artificial intelligence will also allow you to answer specific questions or tell a story to your little Mi Fans.