Xiaomi completes its first anniversary in India and they are celebrating it in style. To start off, the company has launched the Xiaomi Mi 4i 32GB variant.
The Xiaomi Mi 4i 32GB variant has been priced at Rs 14,999, which is Rs 2,000 higher than the 16GB model. The Mi 4 16GB is also available at Rs 14,999. So users need to make their decision based on storage capacity since both the smartphones do not support external storage. The Mi 4i 16GB is now on open sale.
The Mi 4i 32GB will go on its pilot flash sale on July 28 on Mi.com. Registrations are already underway. The company is also offering free Rs 500 Mi coupon with every purchase of Mi 4 16GB variant till July 24. The coupon can be used to buy Mi accessories. They are also giving a free phone case with Redmi 2 or Mi 4 purchase from their official website for a limited period to celebrate first Mi India anniversary.
Check out our Xiaomi Mi 4i hands on and first impressions (Video).
Xiaomi Mi 4i 32GB Specifications
The Xiaomi Mi 4i 32GB variant 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 32 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 Xiaomi Mi 4i 32GB variant 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.