Xiaomi unveils the Xiaomi Mi 4c, the new Budget King

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Xiaomi today announced the Mi 4c, the latest member of its Mi 4 series. The Mi 4c sports a 5" 1080 LCD display and is powered by a hexacore Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 processor, the same which powers a good number of flagship devices. The amazing thing about the Xiaomi Mi 4c is the price. At $204 for the 16GB Base model, the Mi 4c offer better value for money than Moto G which is the reigning budget king.
The Mi 4c also packs a 13 MegaPixel rear camera with the phase detection auto focus technology found in the latest Galaxy devices, allows the camera to acquire focus in 0.1s. Add a 85 wide angle 5 MegaPixel selfie camera and the Mi 4c makes a rather compelling buy.
The Mi 4c also adds support for 4G LTE, Dual SIM, a reversible USB Type C port, double tap to wake gestures, an IT Blaster and "Edge Touch Technology makes use of a new chip offering sensitive and accurate edge gesture recognition that lets you double tap the side of the phone to go back or a single tap to capture a quick selfie".

The Xiaomi Mi 4c will come with Xiaomi take on Android MIUI7 6, with an update to MIUI 7 based on Android Lollipop 5.1.
The Price for the Xiaomi Mi 4c starts at $204 (about N45,000) for the 16GB base model with 2GB of RAM and $254 (about N60,000) for the 32GB version with 3GB of RAM. At these prices, Xiaomi is basically offering flagship specs at budget prices.

The Mi 4c would be available for purchase at Mi or TMall for the Chinese market, there is no word on the global availability yet.

Xiaomi Mi 4c Specifications
Dimensions: 138.1×69.6×7.8mm;
Weight: 132g
Display: 5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD IPS fully laminated 441 PPI display
CPU:Hexa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 ( 4x 1.44GHz ARM A53 + 2 x 1.8 GHz ARM A57 ) 64-bit processor with Adreno 418 GPU
Memory: 2GB RAM with 16GB internal memory, 3GB RAM with 32GB internal memory
Software: MIUI 6 on top of Android Lollipop, MIUI 7 update coming soon
Dual SIM
Camera:13MP rear camera with Sony IMX258 or Samsung S5K3M2 ISOCELL sensor, 5P lenses, f/2.0 aperture, PDAF, two-tone LED flash, 1080p video recording, 120fps slow-motion
5MP front-facing camera, 85-degree wide-angle lens, f/2.0 aperture, 1080p video recording
Infrared sensor
Connectivity: 4G LTE / 3G, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n/ac dual-band (MIMO), Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, USB Type-C
Battery: 3080mAh built-in battery with Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0




Source:FoneArena, Hugo Barra