Xiaomi on Tuesday announced its latest flagship in China, dubbed the Mi 4c, offering a high-end hardware configuration at an affordable price.
The main highlight is Mi 4c’s Snapdragon 808 processor – it’s the same high-end processor that LG included in its G4 flagship. The Mi 4c offers a 5-inch 1080p display, 13-megapixel rear camera with phase-detection autofocus, and a 5-megapixel front shooter.
Under the hood, the Mi 4c boasts a 3,080mAh battery with Qualcomm’s QuickCharge 2.0 technology embedded. There’s also support for USB Type-C.
Notably Xiaomi has added a new feature called Edge Tap, which lets you use the camera with a light tap on the edges, while double tapping will take you back. And a double tap on the screen to wake the device. The handset also includes a built-in IR blaster.
In addition, Sunlight Display feature adjusts the brightness of the phone to provide better outdoor visibility, and the Night Mode lowers strain on the eyes.
Besides black, white, blue, pink and orange colors, the Mi 4c comes in two variants: 2GB RAM with 16GB Flash and 3GB RAM with 32GB Flash. The former will retail for 1,299 Yuan ($204), while the latter option will set you at 1,499 Yuan ($235).
To be noted, the Mi 4c is limited to China at the moment. We’ll update you as we hear on the international availability of the device.