Xiaomi, keeping with its track record, has come up with a new device, Xiaomi Mi 4i on 23rd April,2015.
The specifications of the new device as follows –
With the physical dimensions of 138.10 x 69.60 x 7.80 mm, the device weighs 130 grams. It will be available in a myriad of colors in Black, White, Orange, Light Blue and Pink. It features a unibody design with polycarbonate construction. It also features a anti grease coating along with a matte finish.
It sports a 5 inch Full HD Corning Concore IPS display at a 1920x1080 resolution. Pixel density of the screen is 441 ppi. The screen has Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. It also boasts of Sunlight Display feature which optimizes the display brightness under bright light.
The new device is powered by a64 Bit Octa Core Snapdragon 615 processor at a clock speed of 1.7 GHz. It has 4 cores operating at 1.1 GHz and rest 4 cores running at 1.7 GHz. The phone has 2 GB on board RAM. Graphics needs of the device are handled by Adreno 405 GPU. The device comes with a 16 GB internal memory. There is no word on the availability of expandable memory slot.
The device runs on Android 5.0 Lollipop. Customisation is provided by MiUI 6.0. There are rumours that the MiUI is a quite resource hungry. The phone supports 6 indian languages - Hindi, Bengali, Kannada, Telugu, Malayalam and Tamil. It is also supposed to have Visual IVR feature which helps in interacting with IVR menu in an visual style.
The phone carries a 13 MP rear camera with auto focus and dual tone flash. Other camera features as mentioned by Xiaomi include enhanced alignment, ghost removal, color correction and low light boosting. The device also carries a 5 MP front camera.
The device has a3120 mAh battery. It supports quick charging. As per Xiaomi, it can charge the battery to upto 40% in an hour and to 100% in 3 hours. The phone supports LTE on both the SIMs. It has support for Indian LTE services. Connectivity features include WiFi, Bluetooth 4.1, FM and micro USB. Sensors on the device include compass, accelerometer, proximity sensor, ambient light sensor and gyroscope.
Price And Availability
The device has been announced on April,23. It has been priced at Rs. 12999. First flash sale will be hed on Flipkart on April,30. Registrations have begun from April, 23. Xiaomi has also announced that the device will be available with with all the partners and also Mi.com soon.
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