Those wanting to get their hands on the latest Xiaomi sensation, the Mi 4i, can do so today and tomorrow on Flipkart, sans any registration. 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.
Besides, Xiaomi has also announced an exchange offer campaign for those days on mobile phones, home appliances and accessories. Currently, the Redmi Note 4G and Redmi 2 are also available via open sale, without any registrations. The Mi 4 is also available on Flipkart with a price drop of Rs 2,000.
The Xiaomi Mi 4i is the latest smartphone from the company to enter the Indian market, priced at Rs 12,999. In terms of specifications, the Mi 4i features a 5 inch HD display along with a pixel density that goes up to 441ppi. Xiaomi claims that the smartphone has a higher color saturation than iPhone 6. It is a fully laminated OGS. In other features, the Mi 4i comes with Sunlight Display, a technology which allows the phone to do dynamic tone mapping, which in turn, keeps the image quality balanced in bright sunlight.
The device is powered by a 64-bit second gen Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 processor. It comes with four performance cores at 1.7 GHz, and four power saving cores at 1.1 GHz. They have been designed by Qualcomm India. The device has 2GB RAM and includes 16GB on-board storage.
In terms of camera, the smartphone sports a 13MP rear camera with f/2.0 aperture and dual tone flash and also includes torch feature for low light focusing. It also gets improved HDR feature. For those selfie lovers, the Mi 4i sports a 5MP front facing camera. The beautify feature included comes with tools like wrinkle remover, skin smoothening and so on. It also gets a selfie timer feature.
The dual micro-SIM smartphone runs on Android’s latest Lollipop-based MIUI 6. In terms of connectivity, the device includes Bluetooth 4.1, 802.11ac, GPS/GLONASS, Wi-Fi Direct and USB on-the-go. A 3120mAh battery completes the package.