Wednesday, August 05, 2015

Tested and Closer Look Xiaomi Mi 4i

Xiaomi Mi 4i has recently launched its flagship in Indonesia. Compared MI4, its predecessor, this phone offers a change from the design to hardware in it.

Officially, the mobile phone is worth USD 2,799 million new went on sale on 26 May. However KompasTekno the opportunity to taste the Chinese-made hand-held devices, on Wednesday (20/05/2015).

Mi 4i can be regarded as the successor MI4 already slid earlier. However, when compared with his brother, Mi4i tend to seem more cheaply.

Xiaomi impression because it is no longer embed a metal frame at the edge of the phone. They actually prefer to replace it with a polycarbonate plastic material that given a matte finish.

However the selection of this material does not necessarily make it worse. Users will still feel comfortable when holding the Xiaomi Mi 4i because the back cover is not smooth and steady inherent in hand.

Oik Joseph / rear casing Xiaomi Mi 4i given a matte finish and does not feel slippery in the hand
On the back of Mi 4i sharpness is perched a 13 megapixel camera with CMOS sensor Sony or Samsung. The camera is designed with a wide aperture f / 2.0 that can be used to take pictures in dimly lit atmosphere. Xiaomi has also equipped this camera with two tone existing flash right next to the camera lens.

Glancing into the bottom of the back cover of the phone will be visible holes are speaker grill. Vice President of Global Xiaomi Hugo Barra said the speaker deliberately placed below so that the voice that comes out can be more clearly heard.

Turning to the future, users will find the screen size of 4.95 inches with contrasting colors are bright and sharp. Xiaomi designing this screen with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels (full high definition) and the density of 441 pixels per inch.

At the top of the screen there is the speaker for phone conversations, a 5 megapixel camera and light sensor. While at the bottom of the screen capacitive buttons pinned back, home and recent apps that function for navigation.

Here the light sensor controls the brightness of the screen according to the lighting situation around the user. The difference with other phones, this sensor combined with features that make the Sunlight Display screen will not be dazzled even if used under scorching sun.

Oik Joseph / Xiaomi just pinned three physical buttons on Mi 4i, the button on / off, volume up and volume down
Xiaomi Mi 4i has only three physical buttons, the on / off, volume up / down are placed on the right edge of the phone. Whereas on the left bank there is a slot that can accommodate two 4G LTE SIM card.

Unfortunately, the ability of 4G LTE phones could not be felt in Indonesia because of the difference frequency. Xiaomi Mi 4i only supports 4G LTE frequencies in Band 3 (1800 MHz). For the moment, the new 4G LTE Indonesia supports eight frequency band (900 MHz).

About performance, the Chinese company entrust the octa-core processor Qualcomm Snapdragon second generation 615 and 2GB of RAM. The processor consists of four core speed of 1.7 GHz and 1.1 GHz four-core speed.

Xiaomi pinning battery capacity of 3,120 mAh to support the operation of Mi 4i. The battery capacity of this magnitude did not make the phone so much "fat". The thickness of the phone is only 7.8 millimeters.

This phone only provides an internal memory capacity of 16 GB and do not have a MicroSD slot. Things like this will probably make awkward users are accustomed to storing large multimedia files in the cell phone.

Instead, in it pinned support for USB on-the-go. Users also quite prepare the USB adapter cable to store and transfer multimedia data from the phone to flash.