Mi 4s is a mid-segment phone and is supposed to be the successor of Mi 4i. It has a very slim and sleek design and looks premium and the spec-sheet is also looking quite impressive compared to the price. However, we’re still trying to figure out Xiaomi’s strategy in launching this phone just before the launch of Mi 5 which seems a bit odd.
The Mi 4s has a metallic frame with glass panels on both front and back and has a 5-inch 1080p display. The device is very sleek with dimensions of 139.26 x 70.76 x 7.8mm and a weight of just 133g.
The smartphone is powered by new Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 chipset along with 3 GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal storage which can be further expanded with a microSD card.
It also has a fingerprint sensor on the back which it seems is becoming a standard for any good smartphone these days. There is a 13 MP rear shooter with PDAF and two-tone LED flash.
The device will support 4G VoLTE, dual-SIM functionality and it also features USB Type-C. It packs a battery of 3260mAh battery along with Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0 technology. The phone runs on Android OS with MIUI 7 on top.
The 64-GB model will be made available at a cost of 1699 Chinese Yuan ($260) in China which seems quite good looking at the specs. The Mi 4s will be made available in white, black, pink and gold colour variants.
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