Xiaomi Mi 4S Unveiled At the MWC 2016

As the Xiaomi Mi is eagerly awaited by the world, Xiaomi decided to unveil the Mi 4S ahead. The Chinese Smartphone company took the world by surprise by launching the upgraded version of Mi 4S. “Surprise surprise! Our CEO @leijun just announced Mi 4s – an upgraded version of #Mi4, with metal frame, double glass, and fingerprint sensor,” tweeted Manu Kumar Jain, who is Xiaomi’s India head.The device seems to have improved on its predecessor and has a couple of amazing features that no one saw coming. In this post we are going to give our readers and in-depth details of the all new Xiaomi Mi 4S starting from the features it has to offer, key specifics, our take and the price.


First off to start with, the key highlight to the new Xiaomi Mi 4S is the fingerprint scanner present at the back of the phone, same as Xiaomi Redmi Note 3. As for the design the Mi 4S has got a metal body and glass panels on the back and front. The device has 5-inch full HD display with 1080 x 1920 pixel resolution and 441 ppi. It’s powered by hexa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 processor that comes coupled with 3GB RAM and Adreno 418 GPU. It runs on Android Marshmallow with MIUI 7 on top that has lead tech enthusiast to believe that Mi 5 is likely to run on the same software stack. The device has a 13-megapixel camera that comes with face detection autofocus system and a dual LED flash (unlike the a chroma flash of the preceding Mi 4). As for the selfie camera, its 5-megapixel.

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Xiaomi Mi 4 S runs on 3,260mAh powerful battery that comes with quick charging technology that is quiet frequently found in big Smartphones these days. It’s the technology of not-too-distant future and it’s good that Xiaomi Mi 4 S has tapped into the technology that may someday become the key to grabbing the market.

The handset is available in 16GB and 64GB variants that can be expanded via Micro-SD card. The phone supports dual-SIM (GSM and GSM) and Voice over LTE and sensors like Proximity sensor, Ambient light sensor and Accelerometer. On the connectivity front, the device has got Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, 3G, 4G LTE with VoLTE and dual-SIM support. The Xiaomi Mi 4S measures 139.26 x 70.76 x 7.80 (height x width x thickness) and weighs 133.00 grams.

Xiaomi Mi 4S Specifications at a Glance:

  • Display: 5-inch
  • Resolution: 1080 x 1920
  • Processor: hexa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 808
  • RAM: 3GB
  • Storage: 16GB and 64GB variants; expandable via Micro-SD card
  • OS: Android Marshmallow
  • Front camera: 5-megapixel
  • Back camera: 13-megapixel
  • Battery: 3,260mAh

The Chinese private owned company develops, designs and sells primarily Smartphones and other consumer electronic consumer goods.  Xiaomi also makes TVs, air purifiers, fitness trackers, and tablets. It has a skin for its Android phones and tablets called MIUI. In India Xiaomi largely sells phones through flash sales via online websites.

As for the Xiaomi Mi 5, It going to be launched today (24th Feb) at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2016 in Barcelona. You can watch live streaming of the launch in YouTube. The event will begin at:

  • Barcelona: 9 AM CET
  • New York: 3 AM EST
  • New Delhi: 1:30 PM IST

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At a glance, we are going to take a look at what the Xiaomi Mi 5 has to offer. It’s going to have 5.2-inch full-HD display and pressure-sensitive touchscreen. Its powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor that comes with 3GB of RAM and two in-built memory versions 3GB of RAM with 32GB. It’ll run on MIUI 7 based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow and have 3000mAh battery. I’ll have16-megapixel rear camera and 13-megapixel selfie camera. Some of its other highlights are features like fingerprint (ultrasound), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer. As for connectivity, the Xiaomi Mi5 supports dual-band, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot, GPS, USB type-C 1.0 reversible connector, Bluetooth v4.1, etc.

Wrap Up:

Slowly but surely Xiaomi is entering into people’s hearts and have already earned a fan following. Fans who are eagerly awaiting for next Xiaomi smartphones. That being said, now a reminder – we, at Techvicity are constantly bringing you the latest news and informations regarding launched and other tech news. Stay tuned.

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