Xiaomi Mi 4c Official: Excellent Features With Affordable Prices
Xiaomi has announced its new smartphone, the Mi 4c. A beautiful 5-inch full-HD display with high-end features. It will be available in two models priced at 1299 CNY (approx INR 12,999 for 2GB RAM / 16GB internal storage) and another one priced at 1,499 CNY (approx INR 14,999 for 3 GB RAM / 32 GB of internal storage). The brand continues to provide excellent features at more affordable prices than the competition.
The Mi 4c is a “small” 5-inch smartphone. Its dimensions are 138.1 × 69.6 × 7.8 mm and weighs 132 grams. It is well equipped with a polycarbonate shell available in different colors. For now announced versions available in Yellow, White, Pink, Blue and Black colors that are reminiscent of the iPhone 5c.
First big feature, 64-Bit 1.8GHz hexa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 processor. With Adreno 430 GPU, for example it appears on LG G4. and it is quite surprising. But Xiaomi is accustomed to good SoC in its entry level phones. The Xiaomi Note 2 powered by 10 X Helio MediaTek processor, for example. And it has the advantage of less heat than the Snapdragon 810 that is found in the main top smartphones. High-end design smartphone with a micro-USB Type-C present at the bottom of the unit. Xiaomi also introduced micro USB Qualcomm Quick charge 2.0 for cost 5 CNY (Rs 50). There is also an infrared infrared port to be used for security.
For the camera side, Xiaomi includes a huge image sensor unit. Thus you can find at back of Mi 4c a sensor 13 MP with dual-LED flash from either Samsung (S5K3M2 Isocell) or from Sony (IMX 258). The front cam for video chats Selfies and offers a wide angle lens and with 5 megapixels. Another technical point Xiaomi put the best package at the battery. With a battery (compatible Quick Charge 2.0) 3080 mAh autonomy Mi 4c is promising. Of course the phone is compatible with 4G and dual SIM support highlights.
From the software perspective, The Mi 4c will run under MIUI 6 (sub Lollipop), but it will soon be updated to MIUI 7 (also in Lollipop) “in the coming weeks.” Some original features are present. The biggest new feature is from the “Edge Tap”, which allows the use of smartphones. A single tap on the right or left edge and that opens the camera while a double tap on the edge that will allow to go back. Finally, an application of remote, related to the infrared port on the phone, It will control a TV or compatible device. Why not.
For now, the Xiaomi Mi 4C available in China. But given the specs of the smartphone and its price, it should meet some success very quickly. This will be an opportunity for the brand to an international launch. And no information on global release date.
Key Specifications of Xiaomi MI4C
Display: 5 inch Full HD with resolution (1080×1920 pixels)
CPU: hexa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 with Adreno 430 GPU
RAM: 2GB, 3GB
Internal Memory: 16 and 32 GB
Weight: 132 grams
Back Camera: 13 megapixel autofocus with two tone flash
Front camera: 5 megapixel
Connectivity: Micro-USB 2.0, 4G LTE Wi-Fi, Bluetooth
OS: Android 5.1 Lollipop with MIUI 7
Colors: Yellow, White, Pink, Blue and Black