Xiaomi is all set to conduct its third flash sale for the Mi 4i tomorrow at 2PM on Flipkart, the registrations for which are open till midnight. The company has not yet revealed the total number of units it will be making available for tomorrow s sale. Also Read - Qualcomm introduces Snapdragon 750 5G chipset for mid-range phonesAlso Read - Huawei files patent for another phone with under-display camera
The company 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. Xiaomi had launched the Mi 4i in April at its global smartphone launch event in New Delhi. Also Read - Xiaomi launches new 10,000mAh and 20,000mAh Mi PowerBank 3i in India, price starts at Rs 899
On the design front, the Mi 4i has a unibody polycarbonate body, dipped in black, white, orange, light blue, and pink. As for dimensions, it is 138.1mm tall, 69.6mm wide, weighs 130 grams and is only 7.8mm thick. The back of the handset boasts a soft-touch matte finish with anti grease coating.
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.