Xiaomi Mi 4i was announced on April 23 in India, priced at Rs 12,999. The first flash sale is today (April 30) at 2PM exclusively on Flipkart.
According to Xiaomi, 40,000 units of Mi 4i will be up for grabs for its pilot flash sale. Over 300,000 consumers have registered for the same. The latest Xiaomi flagship device, specially made for India has generated a lot of interest among the Indian smartphone consumers.
The Xiaomi Mi 4i is expected to sell out in a couple of seconds. If you’re interested to purchase the device, do login to Flipkart at least 10 minutes before the sale i.e. at 1:50pm today. Also, get a reliable Internet connection, because at the end of the day, a couple of seconds will decide whether you will get your dream smartphone on its debut sale or not.
Do checkout our Xiaomi Mi 4i hands on and first impression. Our review is coming soon.
Xiaomi Mi 4i Specifications
The Mi 4i features a 5-inch Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) fully laminated OGS Sharp/JDI IPS display. It packs in a pixel density of 441ppi. The display comes with 178-degree wide-viewing angle and NTSC 95% ultra-high colour gamut. The phone also comes with sunlight display technology which improves screen readability using hardware-level technology to adjust contrast for each pixel in real-time.
The Mi 4i comes with a unibody design made with polycarbonate which is 7.8 mm thick and weighs 130 grams. At the back, it has a soft-touch matte finish with anti-grease coating for better grip. The smartphone is powered by an octa-core (1.7 GHz x 4 + 1.1 GHz x 4) 2nd Gen Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 64-bit processor. The new processor is designed in India by Qualcomm. It comes with 2GB of RAM and 16 GB internal storage with no option for expandable memory via microSD card. It will run on MIUI 6 based on Android 5.0 Lollipop OS out of the box. It is the first Mi device to ship with MIUI 6 based on Lollipop.
On the camera front, the Mi 4i has a 13 megapixel rear camera with dual two-tone LED flash. It has f/2.0 sensor size five-element lens. It also has the capability to record 1080p videos. On the front, it has a 5 megapixel front-facing camera with f/1.8 aperture along with 36 beauty profiles to smoothen skin, brighten eyes and more, which will result in better selfies.
The Mi 4i has 4G LTE, 3G, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.5 & 5 GHz), WiFi Direct, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS/GLONASS and USB OTG as connectivity options. The smartphone packs in a 3,120 mAh battery under the hood which will last up to 1.5 days of moderate usage, according to Xiaomi. It comes with Dual SIM along with Dual Standby which supports 2G, 3G and 4G LTE on both the SIM.