China’s Apple rated company Xiaomi has officially launched the Xiaomi Mi4 Smartphone. The phone is successor and upgraded version of Xiaomi Mi3 that recently launched in India. The phone will be available in Black and White color options. The device comes in two variants of 16GB and 64GB storage variants and are priced at 1999 Chinese Yuan (Rs. 19,400 / US$322) and 2499 Chinese Yuan (Rs. 24,300 / US$ 400) respectively.
The Xiaomi Mi4 will be made available initially via China Unicom from July 29, 2014 while operators will get the stocks from August. Company has also confirmed that the 4G version of the handset is also in the works and will be launched sometime in September. Xiaomi did not disclose Pricing details of the 4G variant.
Xiaomi Mi4 Features
The Mi4 specs include a 5.5-Inch IPS Capacitive Touch Screen having 1920 x 1080 Pixels Resolution with 441ppi Pixel Density. The screen also has Corning Gorilla Glass 3 Protection. Under the hood is a 2.5GHz Snapdragon 801 Processor, Adreno 330 GPU and 3GB of RAM. The phone comes in two storage option of 16GB and 64GB.
The Xiaomi Mi4 Specs also include 8 Mega Pixel Front Facing camera with f/1.8 Aperture, Sony EXMOR R sensor and 5- Element lens. On the back is a 13 Mega Pixel Shooter with LED Flash, Sony IMX214 BSI Sensor, 6-element Lens, F/1.8 Aperture and 4K recording. The handset runs on Android 4.4 Kit Kat based MIUI 6 user interface. There is a 3080 mAh battery included as well.
The Mi4 is 2G, 3G and 4G-LTE (optional) capable and houses Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4/5 GHz), Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot, DLNA, Dual Band, Bluetooth V4.0, MicroUSB V2.0, GPS/A-GPS support, NFC, 3.5mm audio jack etc.
Xiaomi Mi3 Vs Xiaomi Mi4 : Comparison
|Name||Xiaomi Mi3||Xiaomi Mi4|
|Dimensions||144 x 73.6 x 8.1 mm / 145 Grams Weight||8.9mm Thick / 149 Grams Weight|
|SIM||Single Mini SIM||Single Micro SIM|
|Network||GSM: 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz – WCDMA: 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz||GSM: 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz – WCDMA: 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz – LTE: 1800 / 2100 / 2600 MHz (Optional)|
|Display||5-inch IPS Capacitive Touch Screen, 1920 x 1080 Pixels Resolution, 441ppi Pixel Density, Corning Gorilla glass protection|
|Processor||2.3GHz Quad Core Krait 400 Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8274AB Chipset||2.5 GHz Quad Core Snapdragon 801 Chipset|
|Storage||16GB / 64GB built-in. Non Expandable|
|Front Camera||2 Mega Pixels. 1080p Video Recording at 30 Fps||8 Mega Pixels. Sony Exmor R sensor, 5-element lens, f/1.8 aperture|
|Rear Camera||13 Mega Pixels, F/2.2 Aperture, Wide Angle 28 mm CMOS Sensor, Dual LED Flash, Auto Focus, Touch Focus, HDR, Face / Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, Geo-Tagging, 1080p Video Recording @ 30 Fps||13 Mega Pixels. LED Flash, Sony IMX214 BSI sensor, 6-element lens, f/1.8 aperture, 4K video recording, Auto Focus, LED Flash, Touch Focus, HDR, Face / Smile Detection, Image Stabilization|
|Operating System||Android 4.4 Kit Kat. MIUI 6 UI|
|Battery||3050 mAh||3080 mAh|
|Connectivity and Features||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Dual Band, Bluetooth V4.0 with A2DP Profiles, NFC Support, MicroUSB V2.0 with MHL, USB OTG, GPS, A-GPS / GLONASS,
FM Radio, 3.5mm Audio Jack
|2G (GPRS / EDGE), 3G (HSDPA / HSUPA), Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4/5 GHz), Wi-Fi Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct, Dual Band, DLNA, Bluetooth V4.1 Support, Micro USB Support, GPS / A-GPS / GLONASS, NFC,3.5mm Audio Jack|