Xiaomi launches Mi 4i in India. Priced at INR 12,999
April 23, 2015 Newsdesk 0
Xiaomi today launched a new flagship smartphone called the Mi 4i in India at a Global Mi Phone launch event. It is priced at a mouth watering price of INR 12,999.
Over the past few weeks, Xiaomi and Mi India have been running a campaign through its various social media channels and it went by the tagline- “i IS COMING”. They had projected it as a Global Mi Phone Premiere, and was scheduled to happen in New Delhi on the 23rd of April 2015.
At 4 pm today, the Global Mi Phone Premiere launch happened at the Siri Fort Auditorium in New Delhi. This was the first launch event by Xiaomi outside China, and their first Global launch. This clearly shows their intend to give more importance to remaining markets as well. Especially India, which is one of the biggest market for Smartphones and Technology now.
Mi 4i 16gb variant is launched at a very competitive and mouth watering price of INR 12,999. It would be available from 30th April on flipkart and later on Amazon, Snapdeal and on mi.com. Registration on flipkart starts from 23rd April 8 pm onwards – Register on Flipkart
UPDATE: Mi 4i 32gb is released at INR 14,999. It is available without registration on following websites.
UPDATE 2: Xiaomi has announced a price cut and now the Mi 4i 16gb is available at INR 11,999.
Mi 4i is launched first in India, and will be available in other markets after that. It has a uni-body design and it’s a light weight device. It is 7.8 mm thin and weighs just 130 grams. The body as a Soft-touch finish and is anti-grease. It would come in various different bright colors.
It is a Dual SIM, Dual 4G phone which supports 4G/3G/2G on both the SIMs.
It has a 5 inch full HD 1080 p display with 441 pixel density. The screen has fully laminated OGS display with Corning Concore for protection. It also has something called Sunlight Display which adapts to various lighting conditions and adjusts the screen to give a better quality display.
Mi 4i has a 13 megapixel Sony/Samsung CMOS camera which has an aperture value of f/2.0 and 5 element lens. It has a Dual tone flash just like the Mi Note which takes photo with Cold White and Warm White light and combines it to give a very real looking image. At the front, it has a 5 megapixel camera with an aperture value of f/1.8. It comes with Beautify feature to adjust skin tones.
Mi 4i comes with the 2nd Generation Snapdragon 615 processor. It is based on ARM Cortex A53 architecture. It has 4 performance cores at 1.7 GHz and 4 power saving cores at 1.1 Ghz. It has been engineered in India by Qualcomm India. It has 2 GB of DDR3 RAM and the Internal Memory capacity is 16 GB.
It comes pre-loaded with the first ever MIUI V6 based on Android Lollipop. A new feature called Visual IVR has been added especially for India for tackle with the cumbersome IVR menus which takes quite a lot of time to get the information that you need. MIUI V6 is also coming in 6 other Indian languages (Hindi, Bengali, Tamil, Kannada, Telugu & Malayalam).
Mi 4i Specifications
- 5 inch Full HD Display @ 441 ppi
- Fully laminated OGS display, Corning Concore
- 2 GB LPDD3 RAM
- 2nd Gen Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 Processor – Octa-core 64 bit 1.7 Ghz
- Dual Sim, Dual 4G
- 16 GB Internal Memory
- Sony/Samsung 13 megapixel rear camera, f/2.0 aperture.
- 5 megapixel front camera, f/1.8 aperture, 80 degree wide-angle
- 3120 mAh battery, supports Quick charge, 1.5 days of normal usage
- MIUI V6 running Android Lollipop 5.0.2
Apart from the Mi 4i, Xiaomi also launched the Mi Band in India at INR 999. This would be available from next month onwards through their Online partners.Xiaomi launches Mi 4i in India. Priced at INR 12,999 was last modified: December 17th, 2015 by Newsdesk