Xiaomi Mi 4 (16GB) was officially launched in India back in January last year for Rs 19,999. After several price cuts, it was available for Rs 14,999 since June 2015. The smartphone can now be purchased for Rs 12,999 exclusively on Amazon India, starting from today and the offer lasts till February 19. The same offer is also applicable for Xiaomi Mi 4i and it is available for Rs 9,999.
Due to the Mi Week on Amazon India, you can also get Rs 1000 cashback (to be credited by May 15, 2016) for Standard Chartered Bank credit and debit cards on purchase of Redmi 2 Prime, Redmi Note Prime, Mi 4i and Mi 4. The offer is valid till February 19.
Xiaomi Mi 4 Specifications
The Mi 4 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 16 GB internal storage with no option for expandable memory via microSD card. It will run on MIUI 6 based on Android 4.4 KitKat.
On the camera front, the Mi 4 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 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.
The Xiaomi Mi 4 is a fantastic buy at Rs 12,999 or Rs 11,999 (if you use a Standard Chartered Bank credit or debit card) as it offers best in class display and camera. However, it does not come with Dual SIM and 4G LTE support.