Xiaomi Mi 4i gets a permanent price drop in India and will now cost Rs 11,999. The smartphone was launched in India for Rs 12,999 back in April. The company even launched the 32GB variant for Rs 14,999 in July.
Xiaomi sold the Mi 4i for as low as Rs 9,999 (with additional exchange offers and card discounts) during the festive season in India. However, it has finally seen a price drop today. It will go on sale starting from 00:00 hours on November 18 via Mi.com, its online partners including Flipkart, Amazon and Snapdeal and the Mobile Store and Airtel. In the past, we have witnessed price drop of most of the Xiaomi smartphones. Check out our Mi 4i impressions. The company has not launched any new smartphone in India since the launch of Mi 4i.
Xiaomi Mi 4i Specifications
The Xiaomi 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 runs on MIUI 6 based on Android 5.0 Lollipop OS out of the box. It is upgradable to MIUI 7.
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 Xiaomi Mi 4i has 4G LTE, 3G, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.5 and 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.