Nearly all devices these days get the teardown treatment giving us a glimpse at what s underneath. In a surprising move, less than two months after launching the Mi 4i, Xiaomi s Hugo Barra has given the popular smartphone the teardown treatment. Also Read - Best gaming phones under Rs 25,000 to buy in India in October 2021Also Read - Redmi Note 11 series to cost cheaper than Redmi Note 10 Pro Max?
In a video posted on YouTube, Barra slowly strips away all the layers of the Mi 4i till there are just the casing, display and the chipsets visible. In the process, he gives us a close look at what s underneath the smartphone. While tearing it down however, Barra warns that opening up the Mi 4i will void the warranty, and is something that shouldn t be tried at home. Also Read - Are Chinese brands making the Indian government jittery?
Xiaomi launched the Mi 4i in India back in April this year. The smartphone priced at Rs 12,999 is available on Flipkart. To recap on the specifications, the smartphone flaunts a 5-inch full HD (1920 1080 pixels) IPS OGS display, and is powered by a second-generation 1.7GHz Snapdragon 615 octa-core (1.1GHz quad-core + 1.7GHz quad-core) 64-bit processor paired with 2GB of RAM.
It also features 16GB internal memory, 13-megapixel rear camera, 5-megapixel selfie camera, and a 3,120mAh battery. Connectivity options include dual-SIM card slots with both supporting LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac, Bluetooth 4.1, and GPS. On the software front, the Mi 4i is the first Xiaomi smartphone to run on Android Lollipop-based MIUI 6.
The teardown video featuring Barra follows.