The Xiaomi Mi4 has gone on sale in China. The smartphone is made to work on China’s TD-LTE network only, so there is no international launch for the device.
The Xiaomi Mi4 that was on sale previously was compatible with only GSM and 3G networks, the newly released model however is the flagship version with LTE support.
Users apart from China wanting a 4G Xiaomi Mi4 will have to wait until a China Unicom LTE version is released later in the year. It will be compatible with international LTE networks.
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Xiaomi Mi4 LTE version is available for $326. It is the successor of Xiaomi Mi3 and has enhanced features.
The Mi4 sports a 5 inch 1080p HD LCD display. It is powered by a 2.5 GHz Quad Core Krait 400 processor coupled with 3 GB RAM.
For graphics it has MSM8974AC Snapdragon 801 chipset and Adreno 330 GPU. It runs on Android 4.4 KitKat OS.
The device sports a 13MP rear camera and 8MP front camera with a internal memory of 16 GB which is expandable up to 64 GB via Micro SD card.
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Mi4 is fueled by a 3080mAh battery and is IP67 water and dust resistant.
- 5.2 inch full HD LCD display
- Quad core 2.5 GHz Krait 400 processor
- MSM8974AC Snapdragon 801 chipset and Adreno 330 GPU
- 3 GB RAM
- Android KitKat 4.4 OS
- IP67 dust and water resistant
- 13MP rear and 8MP front camera
- 16 GB internal and 64 GB external storage
- 3080mAh Li-ion battery
The phone runs the latest MIUI 6 on top of Android KitKat. MIUI 6 is Xiaomi’s latest operating system featuring more colorful user interface, minimalist looks, enhanced security and new phone features.
Xiaomi claims it will be a user friendly OS. Colors play a big part of MIUI 6. MIUI 6 look a little like iOS 7 and 8.
MIUI 6 has new gestures for the homescreen along with a redesigned notification shade with toggles for various settings.
The notification center shows notifications on the lockscreen and there’s themes support for the UI with more than 5,000 available. It also allows you to identify unknown callers, mark service numbers such as banks, scams, sales, Xiaomi said.