Xiaomi unveils the new Mi 4s handset at an occasion in Beijing, shorly earlier than introducing its new Mi 5 flagship.
Carrying an reasonably priced price tag, the Mi 4s is a new version of the 2014 Xiaomi Mi 4 and goals to convey a small upgrade on the handset.
The 5-inch Xiaomi Mi 4s runs MIUI 7 that’s based mostly on the newest Android 6.0 Marshmallow. It comes with a full HD IPS display that has a pixel decision of 1,080 x 1,920 and a pixel density of 441ppi.
As for the processor, the Mi 4s packs a hexa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 and pairs it with an Adreno 418 GPU and a RAM of 3 GB. It is a dual-SIM handset that features internal storage of 64 GB.
The Mi 4s has a 13-megapixel rear camera which comes illuminated by a dual tone LED flash. In comparison with the Mi 4, the Mi 4s’ front camera has been downgraded to 5-megapixel. Nevertheless, the new handset does have a bigger battery of 3,260 mAh, which can also be non-removable.
It must be famous that whereas the Mi 4s is a new version of the Mi 4, it’s truly not the successor.
The handset that shall be succeeding the Mi 4 is the Xiaomi Mi 5 which the corporate unveiled shortly after its announcement on the Mi 4s.
One of many Mi 4s’ most notable features is the microSD card enlargement help, which by some means provides it an edge towards the Xiaomi Mi 4, Xiaomi Mi 4c and Xiaomi Mi 4i.
The Mi 4s additionally comes with a USB Sort-C and a fingerprint scanner, which is nestled on the handset’s rear panel. The smartphone helps Qualcomm’s Fast Cost know-how and gives quite a lot of connectivity choices. These embrace GPS, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, 3G, 4G and LTE.
Design-clever, the Mi 4s will sport a metallic body that comes with a glass panel on the rear. It can be out there in 4 colour choices that embrace: white, black, purple and gold.
The Xiaomi Mi 4s will retail at about $ 259, virtually comparable or maybe cheaper than different mid-vary handsets out there. It will begin to go on sale in China on the primary day of March.
The China OEM introduced the Mi 4s on the similar Mi 5 launch occasion in the course of the MWC 2016 in Barcelona.