Xiaomi Mi 4i was announced back in April in India and since then has gone on flash sales. Finally, the smartphone is going on open sale today and will be available for purchase without any registrations.
The Xiaomi Mi 4i is ditching the flash sales and now will be up grabs via open sale. It will be available on Mi.com as well as all their partners including Flipkart, Amazon India, Snapdeal, The Mobile Store and Airtel. It is priced at Rs 12,999. Check out our exclusive Mi 4i hands on.
Xiaomi Mi 4i Specifications and features
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 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 (1800/2600 MHz), 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.