Xiaomi will be launching Mi 4 in India on January 28. As of now, there is no word on when the newly launched Mi Note and Note Pro will be made available in the country.
Since, Xiaomi sells its devices via Flipkart through flash sales, the Mi 4 will also be sold in a similar fashion. It is rumored that, Xiaomi will start selling the phone via Flipkart from February 3 after unveiling it on January 28. It is expected to be priced at around Rs 20,000.
Xiaomi Mi 4 offers a 5 inch IPS LCD display with full HD resolution. This Android 4.4.3 KitKat based handset, which comes with MIUI 5.0 interface, was once regarded as one of the fastest smartphone in the world with a 2.5 GHz Snapdragon 801 processor, Adreno 330 GPU, and 3 GB RAM. The handset comes in 16 GB and 64 GB storage versions and none of them have expandable storage slot.
The Mi 4, which was released in China last August, has a 13 megapixel rear camera with 1/3 inch sensor and an 8 megapixel front camera. This 149 grams weighing smartphone has a 3080 mAh battery that claims to offer up to 280 hours of 3G stand by. It comes with LTE capabilities and offers dual band WiFi, DLNA, WiFi Direct, WiFi Hotspot, Bluetooth 4.0 with A2DP, FM Radio, Infrared port, micro USB 2.0 port with USB host features, and GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS and Beidou.
The Xiaomi Mi 4 was listed on the company’s China website for $369.99 or Rs 22,948 for the 16 GB version while the 64 GB version has a price tag of $469.99 or Rs 29,212 approximately.