The long rumored Xiaomi Mi 4c is finally here, and here are the specs and featuresas well as the pricefor the new smartphone.
As detailed by Xiaomi, the “c” new Mi 4c smartphone does not really mean anything specificit could mean China, as the handset maker has a Chinese origin. It could also mean “colors”, as the new release will be featuring different colors of their casing. It could even be about the new USB Type-C port that the handset uses, a first in any Xiaomi Mi smartphones series released so far.
The new Xiaomi Mi 4c sports a Sharp/LG/AUO-made 5-inch display with a 1080p Full HD resolution, in an ultra-thin and narrow bezel screen appearance. The screen of the device features a Sunlight Display mode, which optimizes screen brightness for outdoor sunlight conditions, as well as a Night Reading mode, optimizing the screen to a minimal brightness suited for nighttime usage. It has a Variable refresh Rate, making it 10% more energy efficient than most display technologies.
It runs under a 64-bit hexa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 chipset with a 1.8 GHz CPU, along with an Adreno 418 GPU. It has two variants that packs either 2 GB or 3 GB worth of RAM, that comes with 16 GB and 32 GB worth of built-in internal storage capacity, respectively.
As for the camera, the Xioami Mi 4c features a 13 megapixels rear main camera with a Phase Detection Autofocus (PDAF) feature, and uses as Sony IMX258 and a Samsung S5K3M2 sensor, which gives a better low-light shooting experience. It comes coupled with a 5 megapixels front wide-angle with a Beautify feature for default selfies enhancement, and with a two-tone LED flash.
The device supports dual SIM on dual 4G connection.
The Mi 4c uses the new USB Type-C connector, which lets users insert USB ports in either way, and it also comes with a Type-C adapter for ordinary Micro USB connectors.
More new features of the MI 4c includes the Edge Tap, allowing users to take a photo and go back to processes with just a single tap on the side of the handset. The phone can also be awoken from lock screen by just double tapping on the display. Additionally, the Mi 4c supports infrared connection to the Mi TV, which makes the device serve as a remote for the TV.
The 16 GB variant of the Mi 4c is available for ?1,299, while the 32 GB variant is available for ?1,499.