With lot’s of fanfare, the much awaited Xiaomi Mi 4 was launched in India earlier this week. Xiaomi launched the Mi4 in July last year in China, but wasn’t available in India until now. Some startling specs of the Mi4 include a 5-inch IPS display with Corning OGS Glass, and a 3080 mAh quick charging battery. The Mi4 is powered by a 2.5 GHz quad-core Snapdragon 801 processorm,3GB RAM and has 16 GB of flash storage. It comes with an 8MP front camera (Yes 8MP, a dream for selfie lovers), and a 13MP rear camera with LED Flash, Sony IMX214 BSI sensor and 4K video recording.
The OS is a modified version of Android KitKat operating system with a layer of the MIUI OS skin. Xiaomi stated that the Mi 4 will come with their latest OS – MIUI 6, which was released on 9th January this month. The new OS version brings custom notifications, icons, security options, and themes.
The device will be supported by Mi India’s 66+ service centres, including five exclusive Mi service centres in Delhi, Bangalore, Mumbai, Hyderabad and Cochin.
Mi 4 Specs At A Glance
5-inch HD IPS LCD display, 1920 x 1080p Full HD (441 ppi)
2.5GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor
Adreno 330 GPU
Super-slim Corning Glass with One Glass Solution (OGS) technology
3080 mAh Lithium-ion polymer battery, Quick Charge 2.0
3GB LPDDR3 RAM, 16GB eMMC 5.0 flash memory
13MP rear camera (f1.8) and 8MP front camera (80° wide-angle, f1.8)
MIUI 6 based on Android 4.4.4
The registrations are on and the device would be distributed on 10th February, 2015. Meanwhile, you can have a look at the fascinating manufacturing process of the phone here: