Xiaomi Mi4

MIUI V6 unveiled – Flat is new trend

MIUI one of the best custom rom besides Cyanogen Mod has unveiled the MIUI V6 and its Flat, Sleek and Elegant. MIUI V6 is currently under limited beta with 1,000 users testing it. The number of testers will be bumped to 10,000 next week and it will be available in stable form in October.

MIUI 6 has taken inspiration from iOS 8 and everything is made clean and flat with lots of colors, transparency. MIUI 6 is more of refinement and optimization rather than a big features overhaul. MIUI 6 has an updated camera with easy to use swipe gestures for quick actions.

Gestures are built in, Lockscreen Notifications have taken a lesson from Android L and Immersive mode got really immersive with different apps displaying same color in status bar as the app. Clean Master is integrated along with Virus Scanner which makes phone secure.

Then there’s Home Screen gestures, Incoming Call popup on top while using apps, and many more features. Music apps learns from you and Mi Assistant is now in version 2.

MIUI 6 is available in limited beta stage for Mi 4 and Mi 3 Snapdragon Variant (cancro). It will be available in public beta sometime early next month.

Mi 2 and Redmi series will be updated after Mi 3 and Mi 4 stable build is out.

Xiaomi Unveils Mi4 – Fastest Mi Phone Ever

Xiaomi has officially unveiled the Mi4 at an event in Beijing. Mi4 has a plastic body with metallic band across the side along with chamfered edges. It looks like Xiaomi took a cue from Apple’s book.

Mi4 has a specification which if not more are equal to the best phones in market currently. It features a 5-inch 1080p Display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 quad-core 2.5GHz processor, 3GB LP-DDR3 RAM, 16/64GB eMMC 5.0 and runs on MIUI ROM based on Android Kitkat.

The primary camera is 13-megapixels and secondary camera is 8-megapixels so you don’t need to worry at all as both camera are capable of Full HD video recording. It features Dual Band WiFi a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, Glonass, 3G, HSPA+. and NFC in connectivity department.

The battery inside is 3080mAh which should provide enough juice for a day heavy usage. It will be available in China starting 16th August 2014 and will rollout to other countries soon.

Confirmed: Xiaomi to be exclusively available at Flipkart

Xiaomi is looking to step in Indian smartphone market but the latest news is from Flipkart which has started teasing Mi 3 launch on twitter.

Flipkart has already tied up with Motorola for exclusive Moto E, Moto G and Moto X launch and now they have roped in another solid manufacturer Xiaomi who is known for Over The Value smartphone with great build quality and MIUI softwares.

Flipkart will sell Xiaomi Mi 3 at just ₹ 14,999 which is awesome as its specification even eclipses that of Samsung Galaxy S4 and considering MRP of S4₹ 29,000 it ain’t a bad deal.

Along with Mi 3 we can expect to see Redmi Note which may be priced at ₹ 10,999 and Redmi 1S which is similarly spece’d to Moto G at ₹ 8,999. The only negative currently will be India is huge market and providing customer support for a new company will prove to be Achilles Hills.

All in all these devices are great and get sold out as soon as they are shown in stock so make sure you are ready on time to place order if you really want to buy a Xiaomi product. 

Xiaomi Mi 4 to be launched on 22nd July Metal UniBody Confirmed

Xiaomi has started expanding to other markets and with Mi 3 launch at ₹ 14,999 has entered the Indian market, but now Xiaomi is sending press invites and is teasing the release of their upcoming flagship which will known as Mi 4.

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Xiaomi has posted an image with number 4 captioned July 22nd, Xiaomi’s annual product launch event. We will tell the story about “The journey of a piece of steel metal”, which confirms the release of metal unibody Mi 4 coming 22nd July.
Mi 4 is rumored to have Snapdragon 801 Quad Core CPU along with 5.2″ Full HD 1080p Display. Xiaomi Mi 4 other expected specification are 3-GB RAM, 13-megapixel rear camera and 5-megapixel front camera and MIUI OS 6 based on Android 4.4 Kitkat.
Last week Xiaomi Mi 4 body frame was leaked and these week Xiaomi invite indeed confirms that Mi 4 will feature metal chassis. Xiaomi may also add a LTE variant and it shall be priced similar to Xiaomi Mi 3 launch price, which stood  at about 317$.
Xiaomi is keeping no stone unturned with back to back new devices, they are even hungrier than before. Soon the threat from Xiaomi will be evident which will bring a never ending price war among manufacturers to ultimately benefit the consumers.