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Xiaomi Brings Out the Lighter ‘Mi 4i’ With a 13MP Rear Camera

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The time for which we all had been waiting for has come. Xiaomi has finally pulled the curtain off the ‘i’ mystery and showcased the world, Xiaomi Mi 4i. The Chinese electronics manufacturer has been teasing the device for quite some time. As speculated, the fresh handset is an affordable variant of Xiaomi Mi 4 and comes at a price of Rs. 12,999.

Talking about the exterior of the handset, the Mi 4i sports a polycarbonate unibody. It weighs a mere 130g and features dimensions 138.1mm x 69.6mm x 7.8mm. As compared to the original version, the Mi 4i is slightly smaller and lighter than Xiaomi Mi 4.

xiaomi mi 4i 1

The device has a 5-inch Full HD OGS IPS display with 441ppi pixel density. The screen comes with a new technology called Sunlight display that adjusts the brightness when outdoors. The processor powering the phone is a 64-bit octa-core Cortex-A53; the four cores clocked at 1.7 GHz and the other four at 1.1 GHz. The device has 2GB of RAM and 16GB of inbuilt storage onboard. The phone doesn’t have a MicroSD card slot. There is an Adreno 405 catering to graphics quality. On the software front, the Mi 4i runs on Android 5.0 Lollipop with the company’s MIUI 6 on top.

xiaomi mi 4i 2

Coming on to the camera, then the Mi 4i has a changes camera setup. The phone boasts a 13MP shooter with F/2.0 aperture along with dual-LED Flash and Autofocus, while the front is a 5MP shooter with F/1.8 aperture. The camera app has got some new features like image filters. Besides that the current tools have been modified to provide better picture quality such as HDR and Beautify.

The dual-SIM device is powered by a 3120mAh battery. Connectivity options include microUSB 2.0, Bluetooth 4.0 and Wi-Fi. The handset will be available in white, blue, orange, yellow and pink colour options. The handset will be available from April 30 on e-commerce site Flipkart. Meanwhile, users can register to for the same today from 8pm.

Check out its specs below:

Specs

Xiaomi Mi 4i

Display 5-inch Full-HD, 441ppi
Processor 64-bit octa-core Cortex-A53
RAM 2GB
Storage 16GB
Camera 13MP Rear, 5MP Front
Battery 3120mAh
Operating System Android 5.0 Lollipop with MIUI 6
Price Rs. 12,999
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Meenakshi Rawat
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17 comments
Gouse Pasha
Gouse Pasha

can anyone suggest which is best one in between Asus Zenfone 2 ZE550ML vs Xiaomi Mi4i? which has best camera?

Jayanand Supali
Jayanand Supali

that 13 Mp cam produces image of 5Mb size. then there might be some music you would like to have. Next the apps and the app data. oh did i forget, if you ever felt like recoding Full HD videos. Those take a lot of space. In essence 16gb internal memory is just not enough!!!! Its a big let down to have a good hardware phone with such a miniscule memory. Am using Mi3 with 16gb and am almost always hitting the bottom end of the internal memory. Its god damn painful. never again a phone with 16gb memory am gonna buy.

Pratyush Jhingran
Pratyush Jhingran

They forgot to write about , India specific- vissual IVR in the 4i . . . That was just mind blowing, how Barra illustrated it using indian railways. And also, that the 2nd gen. SD 615 is designed by Qualcom INDIA.

Divyank Sachdeva
Divyank Sachdeva

which one to buy now .. yureka / MI4i or asus zenfone 2 (2gb) vairiant ?

Pratyush Jhingran
Pratyush Jhingran

If Yu care more about performance ONLY!! go for 4i Else , if YU are missing : expendable memory , familiar andoid UI , & bigger screen , go for Yureka (YU must consider, both phones are expected to have almost same camera capabilities)

Divyank Sachdeva
Divyank Sachdeva

And the mi4i has a much better camera than that of yureka.

Pratyush Jhingran
Pratyush Jhingran

MAY! be YU r wrong. . . . . Coz. . . Yureka's camera is one of its major selling point!!! N m pretty sure. . . Tht if YU compare both cameras . . Yureka may win OR will be almost equal to 4i So. . . There's nothing to compare in camera department.

Pratyush Jhingran
Pratyush Jhingran

If YU just need a phone, then go with Zen. . . & if YU want to geek/tweak your phone, play high games, & also have a powerbank! YU need yureka(like me) . . . Else if, YU DON'T use too much apps/data storage. . Mi 4i is for yu (like my dad)

Divyank Sachdeva
Divyank Sachdeva

ok.. Thats the reason you(YU) are promoting yureka..because yu have it and for the camera I would say that The camera in the MI4i has F/1.8 (front 5mp) and F/2.0 (back 13mp) and the yureka has a 13mp F/2.2 camera .. In other words MI4i has an advantage in camera , processor and display when compared with yureka But the only drawback in MI4i is that there is no support for external SD card

Divyank Sachdeva
Divyank Sachdeva

I have used YU for about 7-8 days and there are still some bugs after the cm12 update and if YU are saying that the camera is the major selling than try to use that camera at night or in low light , YU will come to know about the actual camera quality of the phone.. But still its a good phone at that price tag

Rahul Srivastava
Rahul Srivastava

Wow, this is going to sell like hot cakes! Does it have expandable storage?

Naser Mohd Baig
Naser Mohd Baig

That is the main question, if it doesn't have expandable storage, then I am not going to buy it.