Xiaomi is all set to conduct its fourth flash sale for the Mi 4i today at 2PM on Flipkart, the registrations for which are now shut. The company has not yet revealed the total number of units it will be making available for today’s sale. Also Read - Would you buy a Xiaomi electric vehicle? Company plans to produce lakhs of cars every yearAlso Read - Redmi Note 11T 5G launch on November 30: Expected price in India, specs, and more
Flipkart suggests buyers to be online 2-3 hours prior to the sale. The first flash sale of the Mi 4i went out of stock in 15 seconds where the company had made available 40,000 units. As directed by the company, only registered customers can take part in the sale. Also Read - Xiaomi may not be the first company to launch Snapdragon 8 smartphone but this manufacturer might
As far as the specifications are concerned, the Mi 4i flaunts a 5-inch full HD (1920 1080 pixels) IPS OGS display with a density of 441ppi. The display also features a technology Xiaomi calls Sunlight display, which essentially includes dynamic tone mapping that balances the screen legibility according to the lighting conditions.
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 with CMOS sensor, f/2.0 aperture, and dual-tone flash. On the front, there is a 5-megapixel selfie camera, with f/1.8 aperture and 80 degrees wide angle lens.
The smartphone also features a 3,120mAh battery with quick charge support, which can charge the battery to 40 percent in an hour, and full charge in three. As per the company, the battery is good enough to survive up to 1.5 days. 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 company has added a few features aimed at the Indian audience including the Visual IVR. This feature essentially lets you manage IVR menus without listening to them. Xiaomi s ROM now supports six Indian languages including Hindi, Bengali, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam.