— Mi India (@MiIndiaOfficial) May 14, 2015
Xiaomi Mi 4i flash sale on Thursday was over few seconds after it opened on Flipkart at 2 PM, signalling the flash sale saga would continue for some more time for the new variant.
Mi India tweeted at @MiIndiaOfficial about 4 hours ago saying, “Ready for the sale later at 2pm? Head over to http://flipkart.com/mi RT to let your friends know.” but there is no update about the time and the number of pieces sold today.
While the Flipkart site for Mi said, “Registration for the Mi 4i sale is now closed. The sale begins at 2 PM on 14th May.” and redirects the user to register for the next flash sale, there is info given this time about the number of pieces sold or the time taken.
Launched in India on April 30, Mi4i sold 40,000 sets on its debut through Flipkart in less than 7 seconds. However, the number of aspirants who are unhappy at the flash sale have stormed the Twitter with tales of frustration and antipathy.
The Mi 4i’s 5-inch HD display sports a pixel density of up to 441ppi, besides a higher color saturation than iPhone 6 with a laminated OGS, Sunlight Display mode that allows dynamic tone mapping or keeping the image quality balanced in bright sunlight.
Fitted with a 64-bit Snapdragon 615 processor, Mi 4i four power saving cores at 1.1GHz, designed by Qualcomm India. With a 2Gb RAM and a 16GB memory storage capacity, expandable with a micro SD slot, the device comes with a 13MP camera on and a 5MP front camera.
Another significant feature of the Mi4i is its support in 6 Indian languages — Hindi, Bengali, Kannada, Malayalam, Telugu and Tamil.
With a 3120 mAh battery, Xiaomi did not compromise on battery pack despite lowering the price.
Key Features of Mi 4i:
- Unibody Design, Ultra-compact Frame
- 2nd-gen Snapdragon 615 Processor, 2GB RAM, 16GB Flash
- 5-inch Sharp/JDI 1080p Display
- All-new Sunlight Display, Corning OGS Glass
- 13MP Sony /Samsung Camera f/2.0 aperture, Two-tone Flash
- 5MP Front Camera with Beautify
- 4.4V 3120 mAh Battery, 4G Dual SIM
- MIUI 6 on Android Lollipop.