Timesnews has also posted images of the orange retail packaging of the Mi 4c, which was recently shared by Xiaomi Co-Founder and President Lin Bin. The new Xiaomi Mi 4c sports a similar design as Mi 4i. The Mi 4c is said to be placed between affordable Mi 4i smartphones and the flagship Xiaomi Mi 4.
We already know that the Xiaomi Mi 4c would be available in two variants - 2GB of RAM with 16GB storage and 3GB of RAM with 32GB storage.
The new Mi 4c has been leaked before on several occasions and similar to majority of Xiaomi devices, the upcoming Mi 4c is said to be available in China first, and then be rolled out to other regions. The smartphone is expected to be released in the first week of October. Based on preliminary leaks, Mi 4c is said to be priced at a starting price of CNY 1,499 (approximately Rs. 15,650) for the 16GB model, while the 32GB model is said to be priced slightly higher.
Over the weekend, Xiaomi Co-Founder and Chairman Lei Jun teased some of the features of the Mi 4c such as it would feature improved data connectivity, with 20 percent faster download speeds, and would also include double tap to wake screen feature, as well double tap to sleep.
Last week, Bin had also announced that the handset would feature a USB Type-C port, but would support the common Micro-USB connector via a bundled Micro-USB to USB Type-C adapter and Micro-USB cable.
The yet-to-be-launched Xiaomi Mi 4c has been confirmed to feature a Snapdragon 808 processor apart from a 5-megapixel front camera. Some of the other rumoured specifications include a 5-inch full-HD display; 2GB of RAM; 16GB storage, and a 3080mAh battery. A 13-megapixel rear camera was spotted on a leaked retail box as well.