Xiaomi is all set to conduct its first flash sale of the Mi 4i dark grey variant in India. The company for the first time is selling a smartphone exclusively on its company website. The first flash sale will begin at 2PM, the registrations for which are now closed. Also Read - How to install MIUI 8 on your Xiaomi smartphoneAlso Read - From iPhone 6 to Xiaomi Mi4i, 5 recent instances of smartphones catching fire
The smartphone is priced at Rs 12,999, and has similar specs as its white. The Mi 4i dark grey variant marks the beginning of smartphone sales on mi.com/in. Up untill now, Xiaomi only sold accessories like the Mi Band and the power bank on its website, and conducted smartphone flash sales on Flipkart. Also Read - Xiaomi Mi Week: Redmi Note Prime available for Rs 7,999, Mi 4 and Mi 4i prices slashed too
The Mi 4i flaunts a 5-inch full HD (1920 1080 pixels) IPS OGS display with a density of 441ppi. Under the hood is 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, and 16GB internal memory. On the photography front, the smartphone features a 13-megapixel rear camera and a 5-megapixel selfie camera.
The smartphone also features a 3,120mAh battery and 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.
Recently, the Mi 4i had courted quite a bit of controversy due to overheating issues. However, the company managed to rectify that with a software update last month.