Chinese tech giant Xiaomi, which made its high-profile debut last year, Tuesday said that it sold out its stock of its Mi4 in 15 seconds. Flipkart today conducted a flash sale of Xiaomi's Mi4 for Rs. 19,999. Xiaomi had made available 25,000 units of the Mi 4 today, for which more than 350,000 users had registered for it.
Once the sale started at 2 p.m., it lasted all of 15 seconds before the supply ran out, says Hugo Barra, Xiaomi's VP in charge of international markets.
The next sale for the Mi 4 will be held on February 17, for which registrations will begin at 6.00PM today. It is interesting to note that the Mi 4 64GB is also coming to India on February 24. It will be made available at Rs. 23,999.<blockquote class="twitter-tweet blockquote" lang="en"><p>Mi India: Mi 4 out of stock in 15 secs today! <a href="https://twitter.com/MiIndiaOfficial">@MiIndiaOfficial</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/Flipkart">@Flipkart</a></p>— Hugo Barra (@hbarra) <a href="https://twitter.com/hbarra/status/565066141278560257">February 10, 2015</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
As far as the specifications of the Mi4 are concerned, the device features a a 5-inch FHD display. It is powered by a 2.5GHz Snapdragon 801 quad-core processor coupled with 3GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage. In the imaging department, it comes with a 13-megapixel rear facing camera with LED Flash and an 8-megapixel front facing shooter.
The makers have added a a 3,080mAh battery fitted inside. On the connectivity front, it supports Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0 and 3G. The phone runs Android 4.4.3 KitKat with Xiaomi's MIUI 6.0 slapped on top.
Xiaomi Mi4 is definitely more streamlined than its predecessor. It has got a beefy processor under the hood. But it's the internal memory, not the design that's likely to garner mixed reactions. The device comes with 16GB of internal memory, whereas the OnePlus One, a rival smartphone offers 64GB of native storage. Experts believe that Xiaomi would have launched the 64GB version of the Mi4 at Rs. 19,999.
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