Xiaomi Mi 4i Review

Xiaomi Mi 4i Review By Sarah

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Xiaomi Mi 4i is one of the best high end smartphones that is available to you within an affordable budget. The device is pretty impressive as it is lighter in weight and has an array of smart features that makes it quite a popular one amongst the co...Read More

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  • Xiaomi Mi 4i is one of the best high end smartphones that is available to you within an affordable budget. The device is pretty impressive as it is lighter in weight and has an array of smart features that makes it quite a popular one amongst the consumers. The phone includes a 5inch HD full display and a 13MP camera apart from a solid compact body that makes it easy for you to hold the phone in the grip f your hands. The larger battery, Android 5 Lollipop and the light body of the smartphone is something that really deserves a note of appreciation. The increasing popularity of this phone in the Indian market signifies the fact that India is an integral part of the consumer market for this Chinese phone manufacturer. The latest improvements in the phone have really made it one of the most attractive smartphones of the year and people must give a try to this new model. Launched in all the global markets of Singapore, Malaysia, Taiwan, Indonesia and Hong Kong in May, this phone is sure to create a rave in the Indian markets.

    Design:

    The rectangle design of the phone is pretty impressive and is light in weight. The best thing about this smartphone is that it is 130gm in weight and quite slim measuring 7.8mm. The soft touch matte with the non greasy coating is something that you will love a lot. The dual SIM tray is located on the left side of the phone while the volume rocker and the standby buttons are on the right side. On the top of the phone you will find the 3.5mm audio jack port while at the bottom you can see the data transfer port and the micro USB charging port. The phone is available in five different colors which include orange white, blue black and pink which will remind you of the brightly colored Nokia Lumia phones. The soft greasy matte touch of the phone combined with the 5-inch full HD display is something that you will love a lot.

    Hardware and Software features:

    Integrated with 1.7GHz octa-core Snapdragon 615 processor and 16GB of internal storage the phone really stands apart from the others in the market. This makes the phone work smoothly and storage is never a problem when you have ample internal storage along with 2GB of RAM. Even though there is no provision of expandable storage, still the internal memory is enough to store photos and videos conveniently. Apps look simpler and great in appearance as the phone is housed with Android 5 Lollipop and has MIUI 6 skin atop the phone. Switching apps between the screens and getting floating notifications is something that you can get in this phone. The music, video app and security apps are neatly designed while the clock and the weather app is newly designed that gives a cool look to it. One of the best things about this phone is the hardware feature called Sunlight Display, which uses the local tone mapping that identifies the darker areas of the screen and makes it brighter and clearer under sunlight. The massive non removable 3210 mAH battery is enables with quick charge feature that can help you to charge your phone quickly.

    Performance:

    The Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 octa-core processor combined with the 2GB RAM is simply great to handle tasks in an effortless manner. The phone really works great in the performance mode and is good enough if you are looking to play games. You can browse seamlessly on the phone and also open ten apps in the background as the phone does not freeze so often and can efficiently multiple tasks at a time. The 5 inch full HD display produces images with lifelike colors and also enables you to view sharper texts. The pixel density enables you to view vibrant colors which are quite appealing. The sound quality is very good and the earpiece speaker is loud enough for you to hear even in traffic. You can also watch videos with no hassle as the speaker section is loud enough for you watch movies without any earphones. Overall this is a good phone whose rear portion does not get hot even when you are browsing or using the apps for quite some time.

    Battery:

    The 3210 mAH battery is really good and a high capacity batter for a 5inch phone and it lasts for quite a long time. Moderate usage of the phone which includes net surfing, calling, social media use, clicking photographs enables the battery to last for 12-14 hours. You can quickly charge this non removable battery with the quick charge feature that can charge up to 40 percent in an hour and provide full charge in 3 hours.  So overall the battery life of this smartphone is quite impressive and without the hassle of frequent charging,

    Camera Quality:

    If you are looking for some really vibrant pictures with lifelike image quality then this is the right kind of phone for you. The rear camera is of 13MP and the front camera of 5MP helps you to click some of the best selfies with your near and dear ones. The images are vibrant and the camera is equipped with a number of modes and features that gives you the best kind of pictures. Though it lacks optical image stabilization feature, the phone can take quite a number of good shots if you have a steady hand. The five element lens and the f/2.0 aperture is something that you will help to click some of the best pictures. Shooting videos or watching them is pretty easy as the phone comes with 480p, 720p and 1080p so that you can watch videos with no hassle.

    Price:

    Equipped with the latest technology and integrated with the most trending specifications, this smartphone is quite affordable and available at Rs 12999 in the Indian market. The sharp HD quality picture display, the 13MP camera, the swift mode of operation and the slim design is quite good when compared to the reasonable price of this phone

    Conclusion:

    Overall the phone is a perfect option for you if you are looking for a slim handy smartphone power packed with all the utility features. The sharp quality of pictures, 13MP camera, swift operating system and battery life of the phone deserves a note of appreciation. Although the phone does not have any expandable memory storage option, optical image stabilization feature or the MIUI 6.0 interface is devoid of many native Lollipop features, still it is a good purchase when compared to its utility and the price. The popularity of the phone has already created a rave in the Indian markets and people seem to love Xiaomi Mi 4i to a great extent.
     

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  • Technical Details

    Dimensions 5.44 x 2.74 x 0.31 in
    Weight 130 g
    SIM Dual Sim
    Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels
    OS Android OS, v5.0.2 (Lollipop)
    Internal Memory 16/32 GB
    Primary Camera 13 MP
    Secondary Camera 5 MP
    Battery Non-removable Li-Ion 3120 mAh battery