Xiaomi unveils Xiaomi Mi 4 flagship smartphone

Xiaomi Mi 4China’s Xiaomi yesterday unveiled its latest flagship smartphone, the Xiaomi Mi 4. It continues Xiaomi’s tradition of delivering impressive specifications at a price significantly lower than that of similar devices offered by many competitors.

Xiaomi Mi 4 specifications:

  • Processor: 2.5GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801
  • Operating system: Google Android 4.4 KitKat with MIUI 6 user interface
  • Cellular connectivity: LTE/
  • Other connectivity: GPS/A-GPS/GLONASS/Beidou, dual-band 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0
  • Display: 5-inch Full HD (1080×1920/441PPI)
  • RAM: 3GB LP-DDR3
  • Internal storage: 16GB / 64GB
  • Rear-facing camera: 13MP with Sony Exmor RS sensor and 4K video capture
  • Front-facing camera: 8MP with Sony Exmor RS sensor
  • Sensors: Barometer, compass, accelerometer, Hall sensor, gyroscope, IR
  • Battery: 3,000mAh
  • Dimensions: 139.2 × 68.5 × 8.9 millimeters
  • Colours: Black, White
  • Other: Swappable back plates

The Xiaomi Mi 4 sports a stainless steel metal frame with chamfered edges and a plastic back plate. Not surprisingly, it is attracting comparisons to the Apple iPhone design.

The Xiaomi Mi 4 will go on sale in China later this month for CN¥1,999 (about CA$350) for the 16GB model and CN¥2,499 (about CA$440) for the 64GB model. Another 4G variant will launch in September for additional markets, likely where Xiaomi is already established. There is no word yet on whether we will see it in North America but it appears doubtful at this time.

Source : Xiaomi