Xiaomi is all set to widen its portfolio and make its presence more prominent in India. Soon after introducing the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4G, the company is now launching their flagship device, Xiaomi Mi 4. Mi 4 comes with Snapdragon 801 processor, and is priced less than Rs. 20,000. The exact price of the phone will be revealed tomorrow at the event scheduled in New Delhi tomorrow.
The specifications of the phone is at par with most of the flagship phones from multi-national brands. It features a 5 inch display that offers 1080p full HD resolution. As mentioned above, Xiaomi Mi4 is powered by a 2.5 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor paired with 3 GB of RAM. The is 16 GB of expandable storage memory. The phone comes fitted with 13 MP rear camera and an 8 MP front facing camera.
The company had recently encountered a road block when the sales of their phones in India was banned by the high court due to some patent infringement suit filed by Ericsson. The ban was later lifted allowing the company to sell phones that are powered by Snapdragon processors.
The company recently launched Mi Note in China that features a 5.7 inch and specifications that matches with that of Mi 4. Besides the Note, the company had recently launched the successor of hugely successful Redmi 1S which is called Redmi 2. The latest news on Redmi 2 is that the device is upgraded with 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage. We might see these devices in India in very near future.
Also see: Compare Xiaomi Mi 4 vs Xiaomi Mi 3
The phone will be sold through flash sales like the other Xiaomi phones in the country. With the launch of Mi 4, Xiaomi will have 3 devices on sale every week, other phones are Redmi 1S and Redmi Note 4G. The company had discontinued the sale of Redmi Note and Mi 3 earlier.
Xiaomi Mi 4 specifications
- 5 inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen display
- 1920 x 1280p resolution, `441 ppi pixel density, 16 M colors
- 2.5 GHz quad core Krait 400 CPU
- Adreno 330 GPU
- Qualcomm MSM8974AC Snapdragon 801 chipset
- Android v4.4.3 Kitkat, MIUI 5.0
- Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
- Bluetooth v4.0, GPS, MicroUSB v 2.0
- 13 MP rear camera
- 8 MP front camera
- Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
- 3080 mAh battery
- 139.2 x 68.5 x 8.9 mm dimensions
- 149 g weight
- Black, white colors