The tussle between OnePlus One and Xiaomi is about to get stiffer. OnePlus today announced that it will hold an open sale for OnePlus One on February 10, which is also the day for debut Mi4 sales. Now Xiaomi has announced that it bring 64 GB Variant of Xiaomi Mi4 in India on 24th February for 23,999 INR which will directly compete with the OnePlus One 64 GB variant in India.
Since the Xiaomi Mi4 lacks a MicroSD card slot, the launch of 64 GB variant will be appreciated by Xiaomi fans in India. But will the price of 23,999 INR be good enough to placate price sensitive Indian market?
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The primary advantage will be the stainless steel frame which lends it a premium build and finish. The main difference will be the difference in display size. Those who like the more manageable 5 inch display size will prefer Xiaomi Mi4 for its gorgeous 5 Inch full HD display protected by Gorilla Glass 3.
The processor used is Snapdragon 801 quad core (Krait 400) ticking at 2.5 GHz, assisted by 3 GB RAM for smoothly handling Android 4.4.2 KitKat based MIUI 6.0.
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The primary rear camera has a 13 MP sensor, 1/3 Inches in size and with large 1.12 Micrometer pixel size for better low light performance. The rear camera, aided by Dual tone LED flash can record 4k videos. The 8 MP selfie camera at the front can be used for Full HD video recording as well. Xiaomi Mi4 houses a 3080 mAh battery which can comfortably last for more than one day of usage. There is no NFC or 4G LTE connectivity in Indian variant of Mi4.
|Model||Xiaomi Mi4||OnePlus One|
|Display||5 Inch Full HD, 441 PPI||5.5 Inch Full HD, 401 PPI|
|Processor||2.5 GHz Snapdragon 801 Quad Core||2.5 GHz Snapdragon 801 Quad Core|
|RAM||3 GB||3 GB|
|Internal Storage||64 GB||64 GB|
|OS||Android 4.4.2 KitKat based MIUI 6||Android 4.4 KitKat based CyanogenMod|
|Camera||13 MP/ 8 MP||13 MP/ 5 MP|
|Battery||3080 mAh||3100 mAh|
|Price||23,999 INR||21,999 INR|