Xiaomi Philippines just launched today one of its great flagship series smartphone Mi 4i which will be exclusively available for online sale via Lazada Philippines starting this July 29, 2015 and it will be on August 1 for their Authorized Resellers in the PH. 

Xiaomi Mi 4i Officially Launches in the Philippines for Only PHP 9,799
Xiaomi Mi 4i Black Edition
The Xiaomi Mi 4i was first launched in India last April this year and at last they launced it too locally here in the Philippines (as one of their emerging markets). The Mi 4i sports a stunning 5 inches of 1080p (1920x1080, 441 PPI) Full HD display with a very unique body design, 3120mAh high-capacity battery which can last upto 1.5 days, 13MP rear camera, 5MP front camera for very detailed selfie, 4G dual SIM and one of the best it is already an Android 5.0 Lollipop interfaced on MIUI 6. All smartphone features packed in a very budget friendly price of PHP 9,799 only.

Xiaomi Mi 4i Officially Launches in the Philippines for Only PHP 9,799
Sweet! Only PHP 9,799 for the jam-packed specs of the Mi 4i!
Xiaomi Mi 4i Officially Launches in the Philippines for Only PHP 9,799
The Mi 4i nicely fits to the hands, not too big or small, a perfect one to grip
Xiaomi Mi 4i Officially Launches in the Philippines for Only PHP 9,799
Mr. John is demoing the hardware enabled screen light ambient sensing capability of the Mi 4i, meaning actual phone pixel per pixel will be dimmed down
Xiaomi Mi 4i Officially Launches in the Philippines for Only PHP 9,799
Flashing the light on the light sensor to show that the screen pixels react to the light source
Xiaomi also announced during the event that there is an exclusive carrier partnership with Smart Communications, they'll offer Mi 4i through its Surf Plus Plans in the postpaid line-up. An additional to this is anyone who purchases Mi 4i (outside Smart) will receive a free Smart prepaid SIM that is bundled with the device.

Xiaomi Mi 4i Officially Launches in the Philippines for Only PHP 9,799
Steve Vickers, the General Manager of Xiaomi Southeast Asia holding the Mi 4i
Steve Vickers, the General Manager of Xiaomi Southeast Asia, said earlier: "We are truly excited to partner exclusively with Smart to offer Mi 4i in the Philippines, as we introduce different ways to make it easier for Mi fans to get their hands on our products. We believe that users of Mi 4i will be able to enjoy an amazing experience with the fast and seamless connectivity nationwide on Smart's expansive mobile network."

Performance

The performance of the Xiaomi Mi 4i is that it is equipped with a powerful processor which is the 2nd-gen Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 octa-core 64-bit processor, 2GB of LPDDR3 RAM and an on-board flash storage of 16GB. The 3120mAh battery will last 1.5 days of normal use as per announced. Also it has no expandable microSD card slot available.

Xiaomi Mi 4i Officially Launches in the Philippines for Only PHP 9,799
The white edition of the Xiaomi Mi 4i! Cool!
Mi 4i Specifications

  • Display: 5 inches Full HD Sharp / JDI IPS (441 ppi)
  • Processor: 1.7 GHz 64 bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 octa core
  • RAM: 2 GB
  • ROM: 16 GB 
  • Rear Camera :13 MP Sony/Samsung, f/2.0 2nd-gen stacked CMOS sensor w/ two-tone flash
  • Front Camera: 5 MP front camera, f/1.8 aperture, 80-degree wide-angle
  • SIM: Dual-SIM (micro), Dual-Standby (Optional)
  • Connectivity: 3G HSPA+, 4G/LTE (Optional), WiFi 802.11 ac, WiFi Direct, MU-MIMO, GPS, GLONASS
  • Battery: 3,120 mAh
  • OS: Android 5.0 Lollipop w/ MIUI 6
  • Dimensions: 7.8 mm
  • Weight: 130g
  • Price: PHP 9,799

Announcement of the availability of the Mi 4i
The Xiaomi Mi 4i will be available for pre-registration for Smart customers for pre-registration this July 24 and an exclusive online sale via Lazada Philippines website starting July 29. After that, it will be available at the Xiaomi Authorized Resellers this August 1. Smart Subscribers can register their interest in the Mi 4i here: http://smart.com.ph/postpaid/phones/xiaomimi4i

We'll release first impressions of the Mi 4i in the coming days, kindly check our site or social media pages daily for the release. We hope Xiaomi Philippines could lend us a unit for the full review of this stunning smartphone! 

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