Xiaomi Mi 4i to Be Available in First Flash Sale on Thursday

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Xiaomi Mi 4i to Be Available in First Flash Sale on Thursday
Xiaomi's Mi 4i, launched last week at the company's Global Mi Phone Premiere event in India, will be available in its first flash sale via Flipkart on Thursday, commencing at 2pm IST for registered users.

The Chinese company has revealed that 40,000 units of the Xiaomi Mi 4i that will be available in the first flash sale. Xiaomi India late on Monday revealed that it received over 300,000 registrations in just four days for the Xiaomi Mi 4i's first sale, a figure updated to 350,000 on Thursday.

Update: Xiaomi revealed that the 40,000 units up for sale on Thursday went out of stock in 15 seconds.

(Also see: Xiaomi Mi 4i vs. Xiaomi Mi 4)

The Xiaomi Mi 4i, as promised by the company, will be available with all of Xiaomi's recently announced partners in the future, and will also be sold at Mi.com.

To recall, the Mi 4i features a unibody polycarbonate build, and has a soft touch matte finish with an anti-grease coating. The Chinese company claimed that the Mi 4i featuring dual-SIM dual standby support is 12 percent thinner than the Mi 4 and is also 13 percent lighter, at 7.8mm and 130 grams respectively. Both SIM card slots support 4G LTE connectivity, and the phone is compatible with LTE bands in India.

(Also see: Xiaomi Mi 4i, Mi Band to Open a New Chapter for Mi.com in India)

It sports a 5-inch full-HD (1080x1920 pixels) fully laminated OGS Corning Concore IPS display. The Mi 4i's display has a pixel density of 441ppi, and a Sunlight Display feature that optimises the display for visibility under bright light. The smartphone runs MIUI 6 based on Android 5.0 Lollipop, and supports 6 Indian languages - Hindi, Bengali, Kannada, Telugu, Malayalam, and Tamil.

It is powered by a 64-bit octa-core Snapdragon 615 processor coupled with an Adreno 405 GPU and 2GB of RAM. The smartphone sports a 13-megapixel rear camera with f/2.0 aperture and dual-tone flash. It also packs a 5-megapixel front-facing camera. The Xiaomi Mi 4 bears 16GB of inbuilt storage, with no expansion slot. The Mi 4i includes a 3120mAh battery, and supports a quick charge feature that charges the battery up to 40 percent in 1 hour, and 100 percent in 3 hours.

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Display5.00-inch
Processor1.7GHz octa-core
Front Camera5-megapixel
Resolution1080x1920 pixels
RAM2GB
OSAndroid 5.0.2
Storage16GB
Rear Camera13-megapixel
Battery Capacity3120mAh
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