Another Storm for the Xiaomi’s Smartphone – Mi4
Xiaomi has finally announced the product release of the new Xiaomi Mi4 smartphone which is their flagship smartphone for the year. Xiaomi is claiming that the hardware featured in the Mi4 far excels than the other flagships available in the market. So yea you are reading about probably the best smartphone of the year. This new flagship handset was launched on the 22’nd of July this year in their home market in China. Xiaomi Malaysia has announced that this device is expected to hit the market in Malaysia by the end of 2014. The Mi4 launching by Xiaomi is one of the most anticipated talks of gadget freaks in Asia.
Why Will You Like It?
One of the best gadgets of this year, it comes in a sober steel frame which is perfectly polished to give it a classy look. Equipped with a 3 GB RAM, a flash memory of 16/64 GB and a Qualcomm Snapdradon 801 2.5GHZ processor, this phone is sure to ease all the memory related issues. The HD display on a 5 inch screen with an increased saturation of 17% with an NSTC range of 84%, is 17% higher than that of iphone 5s. The resolution of the screen is 1080 x 1920 pixels with 16000k screen colour and a pixel density of 441 ppi. The display technology used by Mi4 is powered by Sharp/JDI display with full lamination. The stunning screen resolution along with the quality strength of pixels is sure to provide you with an amazing viewing experience.
The 13 megapixel Sony rear camera with f1.8 aperture and the Sony camera 8 Mp front camera will allow you to take high quality pictures. The front camera can take pictures with 80 degree wide angle. It allows you to focus in as less time as .3 seconds and the real time HDR 4 K video recording will enable you to capture high resolution HD videos. The 13 megapixel rear camera is powered with CMOS sensor using Sony’s IMX 214 sensor. The front camera comes with a dual LED flash.
It is equipped with WiFi 802.11, Bluetooth V4.0, Wi-FI hotspot, Wi-Fi direct, micro usb port, NFC support and infrared port and the handset only supports a micro-sim. Presently the Mi4 only supports the WCDMA but however a new version is expected to launch sometime soon which would allow LTE support. The Xiaomi runs on the Android v4.4.3 KitKat OS with MIUI 6 UI. The MIUI is a special UI which is custom built by Xiaomi and offers some accurate and skilful tricks and productivity tools. The Xiaomi is expected to create ripples in the market with its first grade core hardware and its much affordable price when compared with other flagship Android phones like that of HTC, Sony, Samsung or LG.
A Smartphone Brought Up to A Whole New Level
It further comes with an infrared sensor which will let you control about 2800 domestic appliances including your air conditioner and television .Starting with its 4G compatibility, its high resolution camera, the 5 inch Sharp display with JDI OGS full lamination It takes into consideration all the matters which the users care about. While explaining its specifications its 4 different kinds of sensors deserve a mention. These 4 sensors are the accelerometer, gyro, proximity and compass sensors. The devise supports 24 different languages which are recognized by more than 650 million users.
The stylish steel frame with the chamfered edges not only gives it a very classy look but also makes the device sturdy and durable. The back comes with a shiny plastic cover and there is a textured pattern underneath the smooth and shiny surface which reminds one of the Ascend P7 or other Huawei phones. One can also go for a wide range of backcovers for their Mi4 which has some very interesting designs like a granite marble or wooden finish. With a weight of only 149g and a thickness of 6.7mm this phone creates a striking impression. It comes in 2 basic colours – black and white. Even though the exterior of the Mi4 is mainly made of plastic, it should be remembered that the plastic used in the Mi series will give it a premium look with a metallic finish which complements the glass display. The exterior of the Mi4 is dust and water resistant so that it won’t be easily damaged.
The Xiaomi Mi4 runs on the company’s very own ROM by MiUI and the present V5 version of which is modelled on the Android 4.4.2. The next version of the software will be released on the 16th of August. This super smartphone is expected to cost less than RM 1100. Xiaomi Malayasia has declared that the retail price of a Mi4 in their country would be around RM1099 for the 16 GB model and the 64 GB model will cost around RM 1299. The phone comes with a sleep tracker and fitness monitor and a sleep cycle smart alarm. You can unlock the Mi4 smartphone without requiring a password. It consists of a fixed 3080mAh lithium ion battery which will give you a standing time of 2-3 days and nearly 4 hours talk time and about 57 hours of music. Its killer battery power gives it an edge over its counterparts in the market like the HTC One M8.
The Xiaomi Mi4 is considered to be China’s answer to Apple Iphone 5 and its catchy price tag of $499 is sure to appeal to all gadget freaks. Xiaomi has already earned a reputation for itself in China with its effective market strategy of offering best quality gadgets at affordable price. It is known that Xiaomi is now targeting the Indian market and with its new entry in the market of India it will surely launch the Mi4 in India really soon. The Qualcomm processor along with the 3 GB RAM will ensure that you can smoothly handle all the apps and games you play in it. It will continue to perform smoothly even when you run a number of apps at a time.
The new Xiaomi Mi4 is considered to be a killer in terms of performance and utility and so if you are looking for a complete smartphone experience then the Mi4 is the devise to go for.
2014 Xiaomi New Product Launch Event: Introducing Xiaomi Mi 4
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