Xiaomi launched the flagship Mi 4 in July last year, and six months later it launched it in India. The Chinese company has now announced that less than a year, it has sold more than 10 million units of the Mi 4.
This is the second milestone the company has announced recently. Last week, Xiaomi announced that it had sold 13 million Redmi 2 and Redmi 2A units in just five months. The Mi 4 was launched in India in two variants — 16GB and 64GB. While they were launched for Rs 19,999 and Rs 23,999 respectively, they have received multiple price cuts. Both the smartphones are now on sale via Flipkart, priced at Rs 17,999 and Rs 19,999 respectively. Since launch, the Mi 4 has faced strong competition from the OnePlus One, which is priced at Rs 18,998 for the 16GB variant, and Rs 21,998 for the 64GB variant.
To recap, the Mi 4 flaunts a 5-inch full HD 1080p display with a pixel density of 441ppi. It is powered by a 2.5GHz Snapdragon 801 quad-core processor paired with 3GB of RAM.
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It also features a 13-megapixel rear camera featuring LED flash, 8-megapixel front facing camera, and a 3,080mAh battery. On the connectivity front, the Mi 4 supports Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, and on the software front it runs on Android KitKat wrapped under Xiaomi’s MIUI 6.0.
While the new milestones are impressive, Xiaomi’s CEO Lei Jun hopes to sell up to 100 million smartphones before the end of this year. Last year, it had set a target of 40 million smartphone sales, and comfortably passed it selling 61.2 million handsets in a year. The company has already got off to a good start, and on its fifth anniversary, it managed to sell 2.12 million handsets in just a day.