Xiaomi Officially Launches the Pocket Friendly Mi 4c
Over the past few weeks, Xiaomi had been dropping hints in bits and pieces regarding its latest smartphone. Finally, the Mi 4c with a 5 MP front camera and a USB Type-C connector charger has been launched today. It’s priced at around Rs 13,500 for 2GB RAM and 16GB Flash, and around Rs 15,500 for 3GB RAM and 32GB Flash. It will be available in four colours, namely, white, grey, pink, yellow, and blue.
The phone seems to have an edge over its OnePlus counterpart, OnePlus 2 which is priced at Rs. 24, 999. It offers similar, or even better features for a lower price. The specs of the phone are as follows:
|Specification||Xiaomi Mi 4c|
|Chipset||64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 808|
|RAM||2 GB/3 GB|
|Storage||16 GB/32 GB|
|Rear Camera||13 megapixel with a dual-tone flash|
|Front Camera||5 megapixel wide-angle|
|Operating System||MIUI 7.0 based on Android Lollilop|
|Price||Rs. 13,500 for 2GB RAM and 16GB FlashRs. 15,500 for 3 GB RAM and 32 GB Flash|
Mi 4c has a thickness of 7.8 mm and weighs 132 grams. It makes interesting use of different kinds of taps – a single tap clicks a picture whereas a double tap takes you back. The screen wakes up with a double tap.
The Sunlight Display of the phone provides “excellent visibility in bright conditions”, claims the Chinese company. Along with the USB connector which boasts of Quick Charge 2.0 fast charging, the phone is also equipped with 4G Dual Sim. In order to make all micro USB cables compatible with the Type-C port of the Mi 4c, Xiaomi offers a USB Type-C adapter at an estimated price of Rs. 50. If all this wasn’t enough, the phone also has an in-built IR blaster capable of supporting over 2000 appliances including dSLR cameras. Though the current versions of the phone has MIUI 6, Xiaomi ensures buyers that the MIUI 7 update would be made available very soon.
Watch this space for all the latest updates on Xiaomi’s newest addition to the smartphone industry.