Xiaomi announced the Mi 4 priced at Rs 23,999 in India whose first flash sale took place on February 24, 2015. While the Mi 4 16GB is now sold via open sale (no registrations required), you still need to register to buy the 64GB variant.
The Mi 4 64GB will be available at 2PM on Flipkart. Registered users can buy the device for Rs 23,999. Previous week also it went on sale and was declared “Out of Stock” by the company but the number of units sold out was not announced. Today also the number of units available hasn’t been declared by Xiaomi.
Xiaomi has recently announced the Redmi 2 in India which goes on sale on March 24. Already, more than 1,00,000 users have registered for the first flash sale. We believe the Mi4 64GB will also go on open sale after today’s flash sale considering less demand. The Redmi Note 4G is also being sold via open sale on Flipkart.
Xiaomi has also announced the MiPad in India for Rs 12,999 on Flipkart which will go on open sale (no registrations required) on March 24, 2015. Lets recap the specifications of Mi 4 64GB variant.
Mi 4 64GB (3G variant) Specifications
The Mi 4 64GB has a stainless steel frame wrapped around the body with chamfered edges. It has a 5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD display similar to the Mi 3 with very high colour gamut (84% of NTSC range). The smartphone is powered by a 2.5 GHz quad-core Snapdragon 801 processor. It comes with 3GB of RAM and 64 GB internal storage with no option for expandable memory via microSD card. It will run on MIUI 6 based on Android 4.4 KitKat. Hopefully, MIUI 6 based on Android 5.0 Lollipop comes soon.
On the camera front, the Mi 4 64GB has a 13 megapixel rear camera with LED flash. It has f/1.8 sensor size which is a Sony IMX214 six-element lens. It also has the capability to record 4K videos. On the front, it has a 8 megapixel front-facing camera with f/1.8 sensor size and 80-degree wide-angle lens (Sony IMX219), which will result in better selfies and video calling.
The Mi 4 64GB has 3G, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n (2.5 & 5 GHz), WiFi Direct, Bluetooth, GPS as connectivity options. The smartphone packs in a 3,080 mAh battery under the hood.