After tons of rumors and last-minute image leaks, Xiaomi fans can finally heave a sigh of relief as the company has officially announced the Xiaomi Mi 4c in Beijing, China. It is the first Xiaomi’s smartphone to feature a Type-C USB port.
The Xiaomi Mi 4c flaunts a 5 inch Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) IPS display with pixel density at 440 pixels per inch. Under the hood, it has a 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 MSM8992 hexa core processor clocked at 1.8 GHz coupled with Adreno 418 GPU. The smartphone will come in two variants- 16 GB internal storage with 2 GB RAM and 32 GB built-in memory with 3 GB RAM. It will run on the all new MIUI 7 based on Android Lollipop.
The Mi 4c sports a 13 megapixel rear camera with SONY IMX258 sensor, dual tone LED flash and phase detection autofocus feature. On the front, it has a 5 megapixel snapper with wide-angle lens. Xiaomi also introduced the new ‘Edge Tap’ feature which allow user to click selfies by just tapping on the edge.
The Xiaomi Mi 4c gets its juice from 3080mAh battery and supports Quick Charge 2.0 technology for faster charging. Connectivity options include 4G LTE, 3G, Wi-Fi, USB Type-C, GPS/A-GPS, and Bluetooth. It measures 138.1 x 69.6 x 7.8 mm and weighs 132 grams.
As far as pricing is concerned, the 16 GB variant with 2 GB RAM is priced at RMB 1299 (Approx. Rs 13,500) and the 32GB variant with 3 GB RAM is priced at RMB 1499 (Approx. Rs 15,500).
The Xiaomi Mi 4c comes only in following colors – White, Black, Blue, Pink, and Orange. For now, the smartphone will be available in China only, while there is no information if and when the smartphone will come to India.