The wait is over! Mi Philippines has just officially launched the newest and flagship Xiaomi Mi 4i smartphone in the country through an event held last night. Mi Philippines said that the device will be available online through Lazada PH, from Xiaomi Resellers or the offline stores and through exclusive partnership with Smart Inc for postpaid plans.
Mi PH also assured the public that the pricing will be the same across the board which is Php9,799. Starting July 29, interested users can buy the Mi 4i from Lazada website, then it will be available through resellers on August 1, you can see the list of stores here. And if you want to get it on a subsidized and contract basis, you may start to pre-register your application for the smartphone from Smart Communications Inc beginning July 24. Plan details are yet to be released.
The Mi 4i sports a technology which Xiaomi is calling Sunlight Display, this enables the device to automatically adjust its contrast in each pixels real time when used outside under the sun. At launch, the dark grey color will be available and it comes with a non-expandable 16GB internal storage. Additionally, the battery is a large 3,120mAh which Xiaomi said can last more than a day of normal usage and can fully charge in just 3 hours and about 40% in just an hour. It also comes with a power saving feature for a longer battery life. See more specs below.
Xiaomi Mi 4i specs:
- 5" Full HD IPS with Sunlight Display technology
- 1920 x 1080 resolution, 441ppi
- Full-Laminated Corning OGS Glass
- 1.7GHz Octa-core 64-bit Snapdragon 615 processor
- 2GB RAM
- 16GB internal storage
- Does not support microSD card
- 13MP rear camera with f2.0 and two-tone flash
- 5MP front camera with f/1.8 and 80-degree wide angle lens
- Android 5.0 Lollipop with MiUI 6
- WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS
- Direct WiFi, GLONASS
- Dual SIM
- Dual Standby
- Dual LTE
- 3,120mAh battery