Xiaomi Mi4 now available to buy (only in China)

Xiaomi Mi4 now available to buy (only in China)
Xiaomi’s brand new flagship smartphone, the Mi4, is now available to buy in China, the company’s home country (where, as we type this, it’s Tuesday, July 29). Just like the Mi3 from last year, the Mi4 is a high-end device that doesn’t cost too much. Xiaomi is selling the 16GB model for around $320, and the 64GB model for around $405. Both models are available in two color versions: black and white.

Officially announced last week, the Xiaomi Mi4 was presented as “the world’s fastest smartphone.” While we can’t verify this claim yet, we have to agree that the Mi4 is a heck of a handset for its price. Its features include a metal frame, a 5-inch 1080p display, 3GB of RAM, a quad-core 2.5GHz Snapdragon 801 processor, and a 3,080 mAh battery. There’s a 13MP camera on the back of the Mi4, and an 8MP camera on the front. The smartphone runs MIUI 6 UI, which is based on Android 4.4 KitKat.

Xiaomi shipped more than 10 million Mi3 units until now, and it will probably ship even more Mi4 units. But we’ll see about that later this year. 

The new Xiaomi smartphone will certainly be released in more markets in the near future (for example, Italy may be getting the handset starting next month). Would you buy a Xiaomi Mi4 if it were available in your region?

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Mi 4
  • Display 5.0" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 13 MP / 8 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 801, Quad-core, 2500 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB
  • Battery 3080 mAh



1. iGeek

Posts: 171; Member since: Mar 15, 2013

I flashed MIUI ROM on my Note 3 then I had to flash another ROM in less than 10 minutes cause I had a terrible experience. The phone is a beast but its Android skin is bad just like Touch Wiz not to mention that MIUI English support is not so good that sometimes you feel you got a cheap Chinese knock off

2. AnTuTu

Posts: 1611; Member since: Oct 14, 2012

I would buy this phone if it is running stock Android.

14. gaara6775

Posts: 738; Member since: May 20, 2014

I won't buy if its running stock android :3

5. jesusnexo unregistered

i disagree with you.i flashed miui on my photon 4Gand i really loved the rom! it was pretty fun to use and iliked it. but i dont trust chinese ppl lol

6. joey_sfb

Posts: 6794; Member since: Mar 29, 2012

I like MIUI v5 more than touchwiz and ADW launcher EX. I am glad to be able to buy RedMi Note with MIUI interface instead of flashing my own Note 3. My Note 3 is still covered under warranty so I like to keep it stock and unrooted.

15. Ethos unregistered

i hope some cyanogenmod will release soon ;)

3. shamatuu

Posts: 159; Member since: Nov 02, 2011

i would buy this if it were on T-mobile.

4. rihel_95

Posts: 305; Member since: Mar 21, 2012

miui roms are great in xiaomi phones, they are almost bloatfree, highly customisable, and updates come every week. looking forward to ni 4 launch in india, which is unlikely nearby becoz of mi 3's recent launch.

7. itsdeepak4u2000

Posts: 3718; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

Launch in India soon, only wish it could have variant with dual SIM support, but Xiaomi's flagships doesn't come with dual SIM and expandable memory. :(

8. GreekGeek

Posts: 1276; Member since: Mar 22, 2014

Soon means Holiday season :-)

9. GreekGeek

Posts: 1276; Member since: Mar 22, 2014

A bit of an OT here I have an Mi3W, but I feel like the battery is not really 3050mah, more like 2300-2500-ish (that's plenty of stuff disabled thru Titanium backup with 60 percent brightness) Or does the UI just really hogs a chunk of it.

11. apple4never

Posts: 1064; Member since: May 08, 2013

check in battery meter

12. justsayit

Posts: 256; Member since: May 09, 2013

how your SOT?

13. gaara6775

Posts: 738; Member since: May 20, 2014

I got 11hrs of Screen on time so,how do you say its not 3050mah?

10. smilence

Posts: 12; Member since: Jul 14, 2014

you sure it's available~

16. Neo_Huang

Posts: 1067; Member since: Dec 06, 2013

Sales aren't going to be that good in China...us Chinese are highly superstitious and think the number four to be very unlucky.

17. sentrick

Posts: 1; Member since: Jul 24, 2014

When will this phone available in india?

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