Xiaomi Mi 4c First Look – It’s Affordable and Powerful

The much-anticipated device from Xiaomi is now officially launched in China. The company has launched Xiaomi Mi 4c officially with a mid-range price and high-end specifications. The Xiaomi Mi 4c features a Snapdragon 808 hexacore processor clocked at 1.8GHz for all the six cores. The device sports a 5-inch 1080p display, Android Lollipop, and MIUI 7 user interface. Here is our in-depth first look of Xiaomi Mi 4c.

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Xiaomi Mi 4c Features and Specifications

In-Depth Details of Xiaomi Mi 4c

Build Quality

The Xiaomi Mi 4c is built with unibody polycarbonate shell, it comes in 5 beautiful colors: White, Black, Blue, Pink and Orange. The device provides perfect grip in hands and soft in pockets too. The back of the Mi 4c is designed with a matt texture which has very soft touch and don’t leave fingerprint marks on the device.

The body is just 7.8mm thick, which leaves a very slim impression in your hand. The company cleverly designed and adjusted the place to carry the large capacity battery and sufficient space to volume and power buttons. Coming to buttons, the device has beautiful full metal buttons, the pressing quality of the buttons is good and soft.

Xiaomi Mi 4c Price and Availability

Hardware & OS

Coming to hardware, the Mi 4c is packed with a Snapdragon 808 hexacore processor clocked at 1.8GHz, Adreno 418 GPU, and comes in two storage options, a 2GB RAM + 16GB internal storage model as well as a 3GB RAM + 32GB internal storage variant. The device runs on MIUI 6 instead of the newly released MIUI 7, although Xiaomi does promise that the device will soon be updated to MIUI 7.

Coming to the camera, the Xiaomi Mi 4c packs 13MP rear camera with Sony IMX258 or Samsung S5K3M2 ISOCELL sensor, PDAF, two-tone LED flash and a 5MP front-facing camera, 85-degree wide-angle lens. The Mi 4c also features a 3080mAh battery which will support Quick Charge 2.0 with the bundled USB Type-C cable.

On the connectivity side, the device supports dual 4G SIM, 2G, 2G, 4G LTE, Infrared sensor, WiFi, Bluetooth, and USB Type-C.


Additionally, the device comes with IR Blaster which supports 2000+ Home Appliances including Televisions, BluRay Players and DSLR Camera’s. The Mi 4c comes with a double tap to wake feature, and also with what Xiaomi “Edge Tap”, where you can quickly activate the front camera or go back in apps by tapping the edge.

Xiaomi Mi 4c specifications

  • OS: Android Lollipop
  • Processor: Hexa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 processor (4x 1.44GHz ARM A53 + 2 x 1.8 GHz ARM A57)
  • Display: 5-inch Full HD IPS, fully laminated 441 PPI display, 1920 x 1080 pixel resolution
  • Size: 138.1 × 69.6 × 7.8mm
  • Weight: 132g
  • 16GB internal storage/32GB
  • 13MP rear camera (Sony IMX258)
  • 5MP front-facing camera with 85-degree wide-angle lens
  • Connectivity: Infrared sensor, 4G LTE / 3G, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n/a dual-band (MIMO), Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, USB Type-C
  • Battery: 3080mAh

In our opinion, the Xiaomi Mi 4c is an affordable mid-range device which sports high-end features. The price of Xiaomi Mi 4c for the 2GB RAM model is 1299 Yuan, and 1499 Yuan for the 3GB RAM model. The Xiaomi Mi 4c is exclusively available in Chinese e-commerce giant Geekbuying. You can pre-order the device now.

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