Xiaomi Mi4 has today been introduced in India for 19,999 INR. It is no longer the best from Xiaomi, with Mi Note and Note Pro already unveiled, but the new Mi on the block packs enough hardware punch to render great quality Android experience. Before you go ahead and fight your way through the flash sales, which begin on 10th February, here are answers to some of the questions you might be asking.

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Xiaomi Mi4 Quick Specs

  • Display Size: 5 Inch Full HD IPS LCD, 1920 X 1080 resolution, 441 PPI, Gorilla Glass 3
  • Processor: 2.5 GHz Quad Core Snapdragon 801 processor with Adreno 330 GPU
  • RAM: 3 GB
  • Software Version: Android 4.4 KitKat based Vibe 2.0
  • Camera: 13 MP camera, 4k video recording
  • Secondary Camera: 8 MP, 1080p Video recording
  • Internal Storage:  16 GB
  • External Storage: No
  • Battery: 3080 mAh
  • Connectivity:  3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0 with A2DP, aGPS,  Micro USB 2.0, USB OTG

Question – Does Xiaomi Mi4 have Corning Gorilla Glass Protection?

Answer– Yes, the display is  protected by Gorilla Glass 3.

Question – Does Xiaomi Mi4 support 4G LTE?

Answer – No Indian variant of Xiaomi Mi4 does not support 4G LTE. 

Question – How is the Display of Xiaomi Mi4?

Answer – The 5 Inch Full HD IPS LCD display is very good in quality. viewing angles, brightness and colors are all very good. Software allows you to tweak color temperatures and saturation and thus you can set it according to your personal taste.

Question – How is the Build Quality?

Answer –  The build quality is very good. It feels every bit premium, thanks to the chamfered steel frame around the edges. There are no creeks or loose points and the phone feels very comfortable and durable.

Question – What comes inside the Box?

Answer- 2 Ampere charger, Data Cable, sin ejection tool and documentation. Headphones are not present inside the box.

Question –What size SIM card is supported? How is the call quality?

Answer –  One MicroSIM card slot is available inside. We haven’t faced any problem with call quality so far.

Question – Does Xiaomi Mi4 have any heating issue?

Answer – No it doesn’t heat like Mi3, but the steel frame along the edges gets heated quickly. The heating doesn’t make day to day usage uncomfortable. 

Question – Does it have LED notification light

Answer – Yes, LED notification light is present below the home button. The LED light supports multiple colors.

Question – Are the capacitive buttons backlit?

Answer – Yes, capacitive buttons are backlit and thus you can conveniently use them even in low lighting.

Question – How is the SIM Tray quality?

Answer – SIM tray quality has improved as compared to Mi3. It feels a lot better in Mi4

Question – How much is Free Storage?

Answer – Out of 16 GB around 12 Gb is available at user end. There is no separate partition for Apps.

Question – Does it support USB OTG?

Answer – Yes, USB OTG is supported out of the box.

Question – How much RAM is free out of 3 GB?

Answer – Out of 3 GB around 1.8 GB is free on first boot, which isn’t much, but we didn’t find any UI lag in our time with the device

Question – How much did Mi4 score in Antutu and Nenamarks?

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Answer – The benchmark apps prompt you to switch to performance mode. Nenamarks 2 score was  and Antutu Score for 44,269

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Question – How is the Camera Quality?

Answer –  Camera quality is very good. The 13 MP rear camera won’t disappoint you. Based on our initial testing, you can capture very good low light and day light shots, even though the colors are on the warmer side. The front 8 MP camera is also a decent performer.

Xiaomi Mi4 Camera Video Sample 720p at 28 fps [Video]

Xiaomi Mi4 Camera Video Sample Front at 1080p at 29 fps

Question – How Loud is Loudspeaker on Xiaomi Mi4

Answer – The loudspeaker on Mi4 is quite loud. You can easily watch videos without headset in relatively quiet environment.

Question – How many sensors does Xiaomi Mi4 have?

Answer – Sensor list includes Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, InfraRed port, Magnetometer among others

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Question – Can Xiaomi Mi4 play Full HD 1080p Videos?

Answer – Yes, it can smoothly play full HD and HD videos. The chipset also supports 4K playback.

Question – Can Xiaomi Mi4 be connected to Bluetooth headsets?

Answer – Yes, you can connect it to Bluetooth headset

Question – Is WiFi Display supported?

Answer – Yes, WiFi display is supported

Xiaomi Mi4 Unboxing, Review, Camera, Gaming, Price and Features Overview [Video]

Conclusion

The above Q&A is based on through testing at todays Launch event, we will come up with our full review very soon and update this post with more questions and their answers related to battery backup, performance, etc. when we have spent some more time with the device.

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