The emerging smartphone company, Xiaomi has announced that from today onwards the company is going to drop the flash sale strategy for the flagship device, Xiaomi Mi4. The Xiaomi India head, Manu Jain reported that few weeks before the handset was launched in India and the flash sale approach was working as expected but as promised earlier Xiaomi Mi4 will now be available for sale, anytime on Flipkart and the official web portal itself.
However, with a price tag of Rs. 19,999, the open sale of the device will be limited to the Mi4’s 16GB variant only, and the higher variants will be sold through flash sales.
Earlier, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4G was also sold by the company through the same flash sales and selected Airtel retail outlet and later the device was available via the Indian online retail giant openly.
The Mi4 16 GB variant offers a 5-inch 1080p FHD IPS LCD and runs on MiUi6 based on Android 4.4.4 KitKat that is supported by a 2.5GHz quad-core Snapdragon 801 SOC processor. Moreover, the processor is coupled with a 3GB of RAM and powered with a 3080 mAh of gigantic battery.
As per the selfie trend, the company has fronted the device with a 8 megapixel of front facing selfie shooter. Meanwhile, for a decent photography experience the flagship device is packed with a 13 megapixel of primary image snapper that captures high-quality images in daylight and supports low light photography as well. The rear camera is featured with LED Flash, Sony IMX214 BSI sensor and 4K video recording.
As far connectivity is concerned, the phone has various connectivity options like 4G LTE, 3G, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4/5 GHz), WiFi Direct, Bluetooth and GPS. Moreover, the device measures 139.2 x 68.5 x 8.9mm in dimensions and weighs 149 grams.
Jain further said that the customers can register for the 64GB variant of Mi4 that is scheduled for March 3.
Tech Specs for Xiaomi Mi 4:
- 5-inch 1080p FHD IPS LCD
- 13MP primary and 8MP front facing camera
- 2.5GHz quad core Snapdragon 801 SOC Processor
- 3GB RAM
- 16GB/64GB internal storage options
- MiUi based on Android 4.4.4 KitKat
- 3080mAh battery