Xiaomi Mi 4i is the latest version that is manufactured by the Chinese company and it has recently unveiled its product in India. Xiaomi is the Chinese Marketing Company that has initiated its sales by launching the first smartphone Xiaomi Mi1 in the month of August, 2011. Within less than 5 years, Xiaomi has released numerous versions of smartphones like Xiaomi Mi4, Xiaomi Mi 3, Redmi2, Redmi, Redmi 1S, etc. Even Xiaomi has launched many other gadgets like Xiaomi Power bank, headphones, Xiaomi Mi Fitness Band etc. Designing all such innovative products and smartphones, Xiaomi has reached a top level as a global manufacturing company in Chinese Smartphone market.
Xiaomi has unveiled the design and features of Xiaomi Mi 4i in the recent launch that was held in India. Xiaomi, which is an ambitious Chinese company, has designed its latest Mi 4i with unique features and specifications. During the launch, one of the partners of Xiaomi said that, “we always take a lot of inspiration from India and its culture. This inspiration has leaded us to design this Xiaomi Mi 4i smartphone.”
Features of Xiaomi Mi 4i
Xiaomi has designed Mi 4i with many built-in and striking features that entices the consumers to purchase the smartphone. Here, we are listing you the features and specifications of Xiaomi Mi 4i in detail.
Xiaomi Mi 4i comes with a 12.7cm sharp HD display that uses complete lamination technology for better contrasts. It has used a unique hardware-level technology that improves the readability even in sunlight. The display screen is safeguarded by a Corning OGS glass that protects the screen against scratches and damage.
Xiaomi Mi 4i runs Android 5.0.2 Lollipop out-of-the-box with the company’s own MIUI 6 on top. In terms of functionality, Mi 4i is very smooth and that gives access to relevant tools avoiding unnecessary bloats. It offers rich theme collection and provides proper customizing icons, dial pad, etc. The latest smartphone supports local languages such as Bengali, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada and Malayalam. Visual IVR is the additional handy feature that let users in India utilize the IVR services like the IRCTC in a more convenient and best way.
Mi 4i is powered by a 64-bit, 2nd Gen Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 Octa-core Processor. Xiaomi Mi 4i is a perfect ideal smartphone for its extreme performance. It includes performance cores at 1.7 GHz and power-saving cores at 1.1GHz and ensures its users a quick multitasking experience among applications.
This handset equips with a 13MP Sony/Samsung Camera which is very much useful for captivating images with high pixel clarity. It comes with an f/2.0 aperture along with two-tone flash that can assess the temperature of the room and replicates natural lighting. It is designed using innovative technologies that adapts for all conditions.
Xiaomi Mi 4i facilitates the users to browse websites, stream videos and download files as the device connects to 802.11 ac networks which are faster than 802.11 b/g/n speeds. It also provides Dual band 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz WI-FI that delivers faster, stable connections for HD video streaming or downloading large files.
4G Dual SIM:
The Xiaomi Mi 4i comes with a pair of slots that supports 4G dual SIM. It facilitates the users to connect your mobile to 4G LTE network. The Mi 4i supports up to 16 LTE bands that has the capability of providing ultra-fast internet connectivity.
Xiaomi Mi 4i comes with a non-removable battery with a capacity of 3,120mAh. Xiaomi claims this is the biggest battery ever seen in a 5-inch smartphone. The battery life for this Xiaomi Mi 4i lasts around 14 to 16 hours with typical smartphone usage. The battery of the handset depends on your usage.
Xiaomi Mi 4i Open Sale with “No Registrations”
Good News to all who are waiting for the Xiaomi Sensation, the Xiaomi Mi 4i. Now, the Xiaomi Mi 4i is not required of registrations. The open sale is being held on 25th and 26th of this Month i.e., 25-05-2015 and 26-05-2015. Xiaomi Mi 4i is exclusively available at a reasonable price of Rs. 12,999. Looks like companies are now making a shift towards open sale as Lenovo and Flipkart have also announced an open sale of the A6000 on the same days.
Another good thing is, Xiaomi has also announced an exchange offer campaign for those days on mobile phones, home appliances and accessories. At present, the Redmi Note 4G and Redmi 2 are also available on open sale, without any registrations. Mi 4 is also available on Flipkart with a discount price drop of Rs. 2000. Hurry up!!! Offer may expire any time.
Steps to purchase Xiaomi Mi 4i at Open Sale
Xiaomi has given an excellent opportunity to purchase Xiaomi Mi 4i at open sale on May 25 and 26 without any pre-registration process.
Step 1: Go to Flipkart Offers & Deals page to Avail this offer.
Step 2: Select products and Click on Buy now.
Step 3: Click Proceed to payment, Login or register.
Step 4: No Flipkart coupon code is required for this offer.
Step 5: Update or select shipping details.
Step 6: Pay the amount Select Cash on Delivery/Credit/Debit details.
Specifications of Mi 4i (White, 16 GB)
|SIM Size||Micro SIM|
|Model Name||Mi 4i|
|SIM Type||LTE + LTE, (Dual Standby)|
|Model ID||MZB4343IN / MZB4299IN|
|In the Box||Handset, Charger, USB Cable, User Guide|
|Video Player||Yes, Full HD|
|Music Player||Yes, Supports MP3|
|Video Recording||Yes, 1920 x 1080|
|Other Camera Features||Integrated Flash Support, Supports Beautify, Refocus, f/2.0, Sony/Samsung IMX214 Camera, 5-element Lens, Stacked CMOS Sensor, Full HD (Rear Camera)|
|HD Recording||HD, Full HD|
|Rear Camera||Yes, 13 MP|
|Front Facing Camera||Yes, 5 MP|
|INTERNET & CONNECTIVITY|
|Audio Jack||3.5 mm|
|Preinstalled Browser||MIUI Browser, Chrome Browser, Android|
|Bluetooth||Yes, v4.1, Supported Profiles (LE)|
|Navigation Technology||A-GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, with Google Maps|
|Wifi||Yes, 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac|
|USB Connectivity||Yes, OTG Compatible|
|Sensors||Gyroscope, Light Sensor, Accelerometer, eCompass, Proximity Sensor|
|Phone Book Memory||Yes|
|SAR Value||1.290 W/Kg|
|Additional Features||WLAN Support, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi Tethering, Voice Calling|
|Resolution||Full HD, 1920 x 1080 Pixels|
|Other Display Features||JDI Display, All New Sunlight Display, 441 PPI|
|Warranty Summary||1 year manufacturer warranty for Phone and 6 months warranty for in the box accessories|
|Type||Li-ion Polymer, 3120 mAh|
|MEMORY AND STORAGE|
|Memory||2 GB RAM, 16 GB ROM|
|User Memory||12.77 GB|
|Operating Freq||GSM – 850, 900, 1800, 1900; WCDMA – 2100; 4G: LTE (FDD) – Band 3 (1800), LTE (TD) – Band 40 (2300)|
|User Interface||MIUI 6|
|OS||Android v5.0.2 (Lollipop)|
|Processor||1.7 GHz + 2nd-gen Snapdragon 615 64-bit octa-core|
I have done much research over this Xiaomi Mi 4i smartphone and considered reviews from numerous websites. After referring all those reviews, it can be concluded that Xiaomi Mi 4i is an excellent choice for those who need a mobile at an affordable price.
- 4G Dual SIM
- Excellent Battery backup
- HD pixel quality Camera [Front and Rear]
- Good Display and Performance
- Affordable price
- No Headphones
- Gets warm while playing game
- Overheating Issue