Xiaomi Mi 4i price and release date: shockingly low price, registrations start April 30th


The Xiaomi Mi 4i price has just been unveiled and it is an absolute shocker: the 5-inch phone with a 1080 x 1920-pixel display and Snapdragon 615 system chip will be sold for just 12,999 Indian rupees. Okay, so how much is this in a more recognizable currency equivalent? That translates to just around $200 off-contract.

Xiaomi officially counts the Mi 4i as a 'flagship' device (a term that's very watered down at the moment), and in its comparison with similar class devices, the company manages to have half the price. That's truly an impressive achievement, but obviously a needed one given the heated competition from other Asian brands.

The phone will be available in a variety of Asian markets (India first) with registrations kicking off on Flipkart (the Indian equivalent of Amazon) on April 30th.

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15 Comments

1. Youraveragejoe

Posts: 134; Member since: Oct 31, 2014

PA we need a comparison of this with zenphone2... also, this is perfect for all those who don't want a large device

3. seven7dust unregistered

the display & battery(3170 mah) is very impessive , even flagships won't have 95% NTSC and killer sunlight conrast ratio , thats impressive stuff. especially at the price.

9. TheBiz

Posts: 232; Member since: Apr 13, 2015

PA MIUI v6 runs on 4.4.4 kitkat as far as i know please conform before posting as far as i know there is no miui based an android 5.0

10. rj_78

Posts: 74; Member since: Sep 11, 2014

No this phone runs on lollipop along with miui v6.

2. Guaire

Posts: 892; Member since: Oct 15, 2014

Shockingly low price if we are ignored Meizu M1 Note which is $40 cheaper than that.

4. seven7dust unregistered

thats old news and running a mediatek chip which means china only as mediatek has no patetns in other countries.

8. Guaire

Posts: 892; Member since: Oct 15, 2014

M1 Note is comparable to Mi4i spec by spec except it's size. Also it's cheaper. Xiaomi had problems with it's Mediatek handsets in India. Mediatek aren't China only. Anyway that doesn't change the fact comparing to M1 Note, it's seems overpriced.

11. seven7dust unregistered

exactly using mediatek is dangerous for Indian market.

5. Malhar

Posts: 49; Member since: Dec 29, 2012

Front looks and Advertisement animations copied from Lumias

6. TheBiz

Posts: 232; Member since: Apr 13, 2015

Flipkart aint the Amazon equivalent for India because Amazon India is already in existence I think Xaomi is gonna face a direct competition from Asus Zenfone 2 Ze550ML which was also launched today and carries same price tag (Asus doesnt imply flash sales and pre orders have already begun so i think it will sell better than mi4i I personally think they should have used sd800 for better competition as their mi3 priced 220$ had this soc

7. sergiobr

Posts: 718; Member since: Feb 25, 2013

$ 200, but when you need assistance ... $200 lost !

12. WallStreet

Posts: 256; Member since: Sep 21, 2014

But no ed card:(

13. dlsnhuff

Posts: 111; Member since: Aug 20, 2014

For me, it's OK if phone's price is high, but food's price low. But nowdays, it's the contrary. Odd ... >.

14. NexusX

Posts: 613; Member since: May 16, 2013

this is essentially an oneplus but even cheaper. oneplus better up their game this year and keep their prices the same

15. mmdkhdm

Posts: 15; Member since: Apr 23, 2015

I'm using from their costom roms in my s3 device for 2 year

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