Xiaomi‘s flagship smartphone, the Mi-4 with 64GB internal storage will go on sell in India with a price Rs. 23,999; confirmed by Mi India through its facebook page. Like its 16GB storage variant, which is priced at Rs. 19,999 (sell will start tomorrow), 64GB storage model will be also available through Flipkart only. The bigger storage model will be available in India from from February 24.
Today, OnePlus has also announced that the ‘One’ will be available tomorrow without any invite on Amazon India from 10am. There will be limited stocks.
In terms of hardware and pricing, the OnePlus One wins marginally as it has been priced at Rs. 21,999 only which is Rs 2,000 cheaper than the Mi-4 64 GB storage and it also comes with 4G LTE.
The Mi-4 comes with a stainless steel frame wrapped around the body with chamfered edges. It has a 5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD display. The smartphone is powered by a 2.5 GHz quad-core Snapdragon 801 processor and coupled with 3GB of RAM and 64 GB internal storage with no option for expandable memory via microSD card. It will also runs MIUI 6 based on Android 4.4 KitKat, which is further upgradable to Android 5.0 Lollipop soon.
The Mi-4 has a 13 megapixel rear camera with LED flash, f/1.8 and Sony IMX214 six-element lens. It has ability to record 4K videos. On the front, it has an 8 megapixel front-facing camera with f/1.8 sensor size and 80-degree wide-angle lens (Sony IMX219), which will result in better selfies and video calling.
Connectivity options include 3G, dual band WiFi, WiFi Direct, Bluetooth and GPS. Under the hood there is a big 3,080 mAh battery installed.