At an event in New Delhi today, Xiaomi has finally launched the much awaited smartphone ‘Mi 4’ in India at a price of Rs. 19,999. The Xiaomi Mi 4 is the successor of Mi 3 that was launched here back in July. Xiaomi has received an overwhelming response from Indian audience since the launch of Mi 3 at a very affordable price. After Mi 3 was discontinued, Xiaomi managed to retain the attention by introducing the Redmi 1S and Redmi Note at a competitive pricing.
The Chinese smartphone manufacturer has now introduced Mi 4 in India that was announced in China, back in July last year. The Mi 4 is a high-end smartphone featuring a premium design, improved hardware specifications and a compact form-factor as compared to its predecessor Mi 3. Like other Mi phones, the Mi 4 will be exclusively available in India on Flipkart via the weekly flash sales model. The device will go on sale starting 10th February, registrations for which starts at 6PM today.
Mi 4 sports a 5-inch Full HD IPS display with a 1920×1080 resolution at 441ppi, is powered by a 2.5Ghz Quad-core Snapdragon 801 processor, Adreno 330 GPU, and 3 GB RAM. It runs on Android 4.4.4 KitKat optimized with MIUI 6 custom UI. The phone packs a 13MP camera with LED flash, wider f/1.8 aperture that performs better in low-light conditions and supports 4K (2160p) video recording. For selfies, there is an improved 8MP front camera that supports 1080p video recording. Comes with 16GB of internal storage, a 3080 mAh non-removable battery and IR blaster.
Moreover, Mi4 has interchangeable back covers that can be removed and changed with the help of a suction cup. In terms of design, it comprises a metal frame with chamfered edges and slim bezels.The Mi 4 measures 139.2 x 68.5 x 8.9 mm and weighs 149 grams, thus being significantly compact than Mi 3 which measures 144 x 73.6 x 8.1 mm. The device supports Qualcomm’s Quick Charge 2.0 technology for faster battery charging, i.e. 60% in 30 minutes using an appropriate charger.
Connectivity options include: 4G LTE, 3G/HSPA+(42Mbps), GPS + GLONASS, A-GPS, Bluetooth 4.0, Dual-band Wi-Fi, and support for micro SIM card.
Mi 4 comes only in White color. Stay tuned for more info!