Xiaomi, the Apple of China has launched it’s next flagship in the form of Xiaomi Mi4C. It has been named Xiaomi Mi4C (exclusively in China). The phone appears similar to Mi4i in terms of looks and design. There has been made changes in the processor.
The manufacturers have finally decided to offer it’s user’s Android Lollipop 5.1 with a Qualcomm MSM8992 Snapdragon 808 processors clocking at 1.44 GHz (quad-core Cortex A-53) and 1.82 (dual-core Cortex A-57) and a GPU of Adreno 418. It has 2GB RAM if you go for 16GB internal storage and 3GB RAM if you go for the 32GB ROM model.
The Xiaomi Mi4C has some super cool gesture features added to it. One of them is the Edge Tap feature which lets you click an image when you tap once on the side on the phone. Other gesture features are in the browser, where tapping twice on the side takes you to the previous page. Another super cool feature is ‘double tapping’ on the screen to bring it to life.
Xiaomi Mi4C is a Dual SIM phone (GSM/HSPA/LTE) that weighs only 132 grams. The manufacturer has somehow maintained the light weighted tradition in the Xiaomi phones. It flaunts a 5-inch 1080p (~441 ppi) IPS display with the same Sunlight display as in Mi4i to make visibility better in sunlight. Along with it, it has the MIUI 7 to compliment the user’s experience. On the upper edge of the phone is a 3.5 mm jack slot for your headset.
The camera didn’t receive an update. It is the same old 13MP-5MP camera with dual tone LED Flash. The camera will offer you high end pictures at 4128 x 3096 pixels with touch focus, auto focus, phase detection, panorama, HDR and video recording at 1080p@30fps. The front camera also allows video recording at 1080p.
Apart from the dual sim offering GSM/HSPA/LTE, there are a handful of other features. They are – WLAN (Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot), Bluetooth 4.1, A-GPS, Infrared Port, FM Radio and microUSB Type C reversible connector.
Xiaomi Mi4C has sensors – accelerometer, gyroscope, proximity and compass. It also has the messaging features SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM and HTML5 browser. The phone is backed up by a 3,080 mAh non-removable battery with a Quick Charge 2.0 technology support. It’s available in five colors – White, Grey, Pink, Yellow and Blue.
The pricing of Xiaomi Mi4C has been kept pretty reasonable at Rs. 14,000 or 1299 RMB for the 16B model and Rs. 15,500 or 1499 RMB for the 32GB model. So is it a good competitor to OnePlus Two? Push your views?