The Chinese manufacturer has finally introduced Xiaomi Mi 4i as a more-affordable successor to Mi4, alternative which comes with a polycarbonate unibody. Officially made it at a dedicated event in New Delhi. More details on Xiaomi Mi 4i price, specs and other key features can be checked after this jump.
Xiaomi Mi 4i Specifications – A Gamut Of High-End Features
With a downgraded chipset of Snapdragon 615, the Mi 4i will get more powerful and important updates over the SoC – it is 64-bit. Packing an Octa-Core Cortex-A53 cores clocked at 1.7GHz CPU and the other four at 1.1 GHz, the device is integrated with a 2GB of RAM and a 16GB of internal storage. Coupled with Adreno 405 GPU for graphics.
The Xiaomi Mi 4i features a 5-inch Full HD OGS IPS display with a pixel density of 441ppi, and apart that, the panel on the phone comes with an adaptive brightness technology, called Sunlight screen, which evidently improves the legibility when outdoors. Essential for Sony gadgets of this technique which boils down to brightening darker areas under direct light.
Camera setup is also refreshed, whereas the Xiaomi Mi 4i now offers 13-megapixel rear camera with 7/2.0 with dual-tone LED flash for better brightness and balance in low light shots, and a 5MP F/1.8 front-facing sensor. On the software side as well a lot has changed on the camera app. Beautify and HDR have received a major overhaul. Low-light quality is optimized and the new image filters now come with an array of clever algorithms that are custom-tailored for the best possible results on facial features, effects, based on an estimation of your age and gender.
Connectivity options on the Xiaomi Mi 4i supports dual-SIM slots with 4G LTE networks on both of the SIMs, which also brings with it dual-band MU-MIMO WiFi a/b/g/n/ac support – ensuring the fastest local transfer speeds, Bluetooth 4.1, micro-USB 2.0 port supports USB host mode on-board.
The Xiaomi Mi 4i is backed by a powerful 3120mAh battery unit. Weighs 130 grams, and measures 138.1 mm x 69.6 mm x 7.8 mm. Under the hood, it is purely an Android 5.0 Lollipop based MIUI 6 smartphone and it is also developed and implemented with some interesting new features such as IVR (Interactive Voice Recognition), to simplify annoying service line calls.
The Xiaomi Mi 4i will be available in five different color options; White, Blue, Orange, Yellow and Pink. Priced at Rs 12,999 in India, the smartphone will cost $205 outside the country. Goes on sale via Flipkart on April 30. Registrations start today at 8PM IST.
Note: No details regarding Xiaomi Mi 4i global launch as yet. MIUI6 also includes support for six Indian languages – Hindi, Bengali, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada and Malayalam. Xiaomi also launched its Mi Band fitness tracker in India, available soon for Rs. 999.
Update: Xiaomi Mi 4i will also be available through Airtel Stores and The Mobile Store, Snapdeal and Amazon. It will launch in Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia in May.