Xiaomi Mi 4i launched in India for Rs, 12,999 before a huge fan fare. The global launch of the phone which is inspired by India happened a short while ago at Siri Fort Auditorium, Delhi, India. Xiaomi Global Sales head, Hugo Barra, unveiled this device for the world. It will be available through all Xiaomi sales channels that includes Flipkart, Snapdeal, Mobilestore, Airtel and Amazon.in. The phone, however, will be available first on Flipkart followed by other channels. The registrations starts today at 8 PM on Flipkart and the sales commences on April 30.
Comparing the features of Mi 4i with iPhone at all possible levels Hugo Barra tried well to out do the imaginations of the audiences. Mi 4i comes with a 5 inch full HD OGS Sharp / JDI display that offers 178 degree wide viewing angle. The display uses Coring Gorilla Glass 3 and offers ~441 ppi pixel density. According to Barra Mi 4i uses a unique sunlight display which is the best under any lighting conditions while being 30% energy efficient.
Mi 4i is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 64-bit chipset that features 1.7 GHz Octa core CPU and Adreno GPU. There is 2 GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage memory.
Mi 4i comes with a 5 MP front camera. The camera comes with selfie timer — a feature that lets the user to hit the capture button and have time to capture the shot. It also comes with a beauty mode The rear camera has a 13 MP resolution with f/2.0 aperture lens and two tome flash.
The device is 7.8 mm thick and weighs just 130 grams. It has got a uni-body design. The body is made of polycarbonate. Mi 4i comes in 5 color variants — black, white, orange, light blue and pink. The battery is of 3120 mAh capacity. The battery quick charges to 40 percent in 1 hour and 100% in 3 hours. It lasts for almost a day and half on regular usage.
Xiaomi Mi 4i comes with MI UI6 based on Android 5.0 Lollipop. MIUI 6 works in Hindi, Bengali, Kannada, Telugu, Malayalam andTamil languages.
The phone supports 4G, 3G and 2G on both SIM slots. Other connectivity options includes WiFi 802.11ac, MIMO for faster wi-fi. Bluetooth 4.1, USB OTG, GPS and microUSB v2.0.
Mi 4i Benchmark scores
- Antutu – 40253
- Vellamo – 1665
- 3D mark – 5606
- Quadrant – 25686
- CFBench – 57216