Xiaomi is a privately owned Chinese company which deals with manufacturing of some of the finest smartphones and other electronic items. But the brand is mostly identified with smartphones. In a short span after entering the market of cell phones, it has successfully established itself as a leading brand in the market of the smartphone. Though relatively new in the market, the Xiaomi phones have created a lot of buzz in the market and have gained immense popularity. One of the specialties of Xiaomi phones is their affordability. The brilliant blend of technology and affordability has made it appealing to the masses.
Also, these days’ buyers like to experiment with new brands. Xiaomi set its foot in the market with the launch of Mi 3 and Mi 4 which fetched many buyers. Later, the brand came up the latest version in the form of Mi 5. But it also launched the next version of Mi 4 with Mi 4S. Xiaomi Mi 4S is one of the latest phones from Xiaomi stable, which is expected to launch in India in early March 2017. The phone is expected to perform well and is a refreshing device little different from the Mi 4 device.
Design and Display
The Mi 4S comes with a premium stylish design and a sleek look. The back and front have glass panels while the sides of the phone have metal framing which makes it more stylish and sturdy. The smartphone is slimmer than its previous version with a thickness of 7.8 mm which has also reduced its weight to only 133 grams. The dimension of the phone consists of 139.3 x 70.8 x 7.8 mm along with a 5-inch screen with 69.9 screen to body ratio. Hence for the present smartphone users, it is an easy to use and operate device.
The Xiaomi Mi 4S comes with a resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels with 441 PPI pixel density. The device is enabled with IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with 16 M colours. The device is known as the lightest smartphone with dual core processor. It is enabled with a fingerprint sensor, accelerometer, proximity sensor, Ambient light sensor, Gyroscope, and multi-touch. Unlike the Mi device, which was only available in classic colours of black and white, the 4S device is available in a variety of colours such as White, Black, Gold, and Pink.
The Xiaomi Mi 4S operates on Android version 5 (lollipop) along with Hexa-core (4x 4.1 GHz Cortex- A53 & 2 X 1.8 GHz Cortex- A57) processor. It is enabled with the chipset of Qualcomm MSM8992 Snapdragon 808. It operates on HTML 5 browser. The device has amazing sound system and loudspeaker. The alert type consists of WAV & MP3 ringtones along with vibration. The Xiaomi Mi 4S has a type-c 1.0 reversible connector which makes the charging easier than ever before.
An excellent camera enables a smartphone to capture some beautiful images which is the need of the hour, and it is also one of the features that are most popular among the users. While the camera of Xiaomi Mi was also great, the 4S version has few added features to attract the buyers. In Mi 4S the camera and proximity sensors are placed slightly different from the Mi phone. With all these features, the company has surely taken the expectation of camera lovers into the consideration.
The 4S device comes with a whopping 13 MP rear camera with f/2.0 aperture. Another distinct feature of 4S is the dual tone LED flash along with circular fingerprint reader. Selfies are a rage these days, and Xiaomi Mi 4S comes with 5 MP front camera to satiate your selfie obsession.
Storage and Battery
The Xiaomi Mi 4S is supported by a non-removable battery of 3260 mAh. The device offers a quick battery charging and long standby performance. It has an estimated battery life of 75 hours.
In present times people look for a device which has ample internal storage as well as scope for expansion. The Xiaomi phone stands true to these expectations with 3GB RAM and an internal memory of 64 GB. The phone storage can be increased using a micro SD card up to 256 GB.
Unlike the previous version of this amazing Xiaomi phone, the 4S version is a dual SIM smartphone which works on GSM, HSPA, CDMA, 2G, 3G, 4G and LTE along with v 4.1 A2DP Bluetooth, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, hotspot and dual band. It is enabled with Infrared port and earphone port of 3.5 mm. The device does not support Radio services.
The device is placed at Rs.17990 which makes it a fair purchase in mid-range devices with such amazing feature. It has appealing looks, vibrant colours, more storage, and fingerprint scanner. The device is expected to perform as good as the Mi model. If looking for more options, comparison of mobiles, etc., then the best place to checkout is 91mobiles, the best mobile phones price comparison site in India.