The Xioami Mi 4i is an affordable semi-flagship device that’s designed to provide everything in a single platter but at an affordable price. This phone basically shared the DNA of the Xiaomi Mi 4, but for it to be more affordable, some of the phone’s hardware are scaled down. The formula used in creating the Mi 4i was able to help come across its target in the market – the price conscious but quite demanding consumers. Surely, you’ll this phone too. Read more about it here!
Previously, Xiaomi officials tweeted about a new device coming soon but they did not confirm if it is the Redmi Note 4. But last year in November, the Redmi Note 4 was launched in China, and now starts selling in other countries like Nepal. Recently, Xiaomi just unveiled the device in India on May 16 and it has already sold over a million Redmi Note 4 units.
Xiaomi may have leaked Redmi Pro’s successor, the Redmi Pro 2, on their official website. Although they managed to take down the listing quickly, the hawk-eyed followers of the device already had gathered information on it. Based on the leak, the Redmi Pro 2 will sport a 5.5-inch AMOLED display and will house a whopping battery capacity of 4,100 mAh, which is a slight upgrade from its predecessor. It will wield a metallic body and a 2.5D screen with a curved glass surface.
|Release Date in Philippines|
|Processor frequency||1.7 GHz|
|Processor family||Qualcomm Snapdragon|
|Display diagonal||12.7 cm (5")|
|Display resolution||1920 x 1080 pixels|
|Pixel density||441 ppi|
|Ports & interfaces|
|USB connector type||Micro-USB|
|Headphone connectivity||3.5 mm|
|Weight & dimensions|
|SIM card capability||Dual SIM|
|SIM card type||MicroSIM|
|Wi-Fi standards||IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n|
|2G bands (primary SIM)||850,900,1800,1900 MHz|
|3G bands supported||850,900,1900,2100 MHz|
|RAM capacity||2 GB|
|Internal storage capacity||16 GB|
|Maximum memory card size||32 GB|
|Operating system installed||Android|
|Operating system version||5.1|
|Rear camera type||Single camera|
|Rear camera resolution (numeric)||13 MP|
|Front camera type||Single camera|
|Front camera resolution (numeric)||5 MP|
|Video recording modes||1080p|
|Battery technology||Lithium Polymer (LiPo)|
|Battery capacity||3120 mAh|
|Talk time (3G)||35 h|
|Continuous audio playback time||59 h|
|Continuous video playback time||11 h|
|Colour of product||Black|
The phone features a gorgeous 1080p display from Sharp JDI, packing a 441 pixels-per-inch pixel density. Its user interface looks even more gorgeous with its full lamination technology which enhances its contrast and Sunlight display. This technology makes use of hardware-driven algorithms to correct the contrast of its pixels in real time. To top it all, the phone is protected with a Corning Concore Glass.
The chipset that runs this device is twice as powerful as the standard of today’s smartphones. The Mi 4i is powered by a Snapdragon 615 which is equipped with 4 processors that are clocked at 1.7GHz and another 4 cores that are power efficient which runs at a processing speed of 1.1 GHz. As for its graphics department, the phone is packed with an Adreno 405 GPU which upholds the standard in 3D gaming in mobile phones today. Lastly, the phone’s processing specs are coupled with a 2GB RAM to handle a high number of applications running at the same time. This phone work great in handling your day to day tasks and hardcore gaming.
The Xiaomi Mi 4i borrows the expertise of Sony and Samsung’s Camera. The phone’s camera sports an artistic background blurring feature and innovative photography technology that could easily adapt to different situations in order to provide outstanding results even in low-light. Its two-tone flash can intelligently correct color inconsistencies when taking a photo in a dark scenario, for a more natural looking finish. As for its front camera, selfieholics will surely love the built-in tools that will make your selfies look even more fun and gorgeous.
It’s quite amazing to note how Mi 4i is able to maintain a slim profile yet carry a considerably huge battery capacity. This phone is fuelled by a 3120 mAH battery, which is sufficient enough to keep your phone running all day long with a single charge.
This phone doesn’t want to be remembered as the low-cost version of the Mi 4, and surely it can easily convince anyone that it isn’t. With promising specs and outstanding performance, surely this isn’t just a low-cost smartphone that everyone will look down to.