Anonymous, 27 Apr 2015Xiaomi annouces thos as first global phone.But only selling in India,when one country become g... moreXiaomi will venture slowly to other global market. Just it is wary of being sued. China and India are the largest market for it and lesser chance of getting sued there by global players who had good portfolio of patents and Xiaomi may be in breach of some patents. Once Xiaomi started paying for those patents the phones would become more expensive.....take for example Microsoft make 12-15 dollar per phone from other big players for its patents to be used by them. Also Xiaomi does not have any significant Patent which it can trade with these big players. With good relationship with mobile makers like samsung and sony for using their parts, Xiaomi is already in a right path to launch globally. Hope they can just make the phone faster.
IT NEEDS MORE MEMORY! Xiaomi what were you thinking, customizing a phone to Indian user standards and omitting the absolute need for more GB, Now if this has a 32 GB model it would be perfect.
None of the Mi series phone nowadays comes with SD Card slot, so there is no slot in this Mi4i too
Wen does d booking for black color start ? Nw dey r relaxing only white :/
Does Mi dual sim phone able to receive call on one sim while other is being used for net surfing?
Xiaomi should check for the heating issue. Its very unpleasant experience to hold a heated phone.
With the success of Mi3 the Mi4 had expectation that should have superseded but its a disappointment.
Even though it has only 10.92gb as available memory but it has usb otg
Then whats the problem??
Can't one buy an otg cable and use ur pendrive
No complaint with no expandable storage.
Why xiaomi does not give earphone in mi4i..?? And other xiaomi mobiles also...
This is flagship version. I think 12 gm user memory is enough for a killer user. I am not sure why we need memory more than 12 gb. We should not dumb phone for movies and other game stuffs. I have my old samsung mobile has 32 gb. Still climbing 14th gb usage. I have 100's of video songs and 1000's of audio and 10's of top games.
MUMBAI (Reuters) - Ratan Tata, chairman emeritus of the holding company of the Tata conglomerate, has acquired a stake in Xiaomi Technology, a deal that is likely to bolster the Chinese phone maker's presence in the world's third-largest smartphone market.
Financial details of the unspecified stake bought by Tata in Xiaomi, the first by an Indian, were not disclosed in the statement issued by the Chinese company on Sunday.
Xiaomi, the No. 3 global smartphone maker, was valued at $45 billion after a December funding round.
Tata, a respected business leader who was the chairman of salt-to-software Tata Sons for more than two decades, has previously invested in Indian start-ups, including online retailer Snapdeal.
Tata'a investment in Xiaomi comes against the backdrop of an aggressive push by Xiaomi in India after entering the market, which has huge growth potential with just one in 10 people using smartphones, in July 2014.
On Thursday, Xiaomi hosted its first global launch outside of China in the Indian capital New Delhi, unveiling its feature-heavy Mi 4i model that supports six Indian languages at 12,999 rupees.
Xiaomi and other Chinese smartphone makers are drafting in cricket teams and Bollywood stars to conquer India, their largest overseas market and a key testing ground for their international expansion.
"Mr. Tata is one of the most well-respected business leaders in the world. An investment by him is an affirmation of the strategy we have undertaken in India so far," Lei Jun, founder and chief executive officer of Xiaomi said in the statement.
"We are looking forward to bringing more products into India," he said.
(Reporting by Neha Dasgupta; Writing by Sumeet Chatterjee; Editing by Clara Ferreira-Marques and William Hardy)
if u want to use ur gadget as a cinema, u can buy a netbook that could save thousands of movies. This phone only for users that want to use hs gadget for daily use, like save hundred photos, hundreds music files, and apps, its enough for that.
but 1 question, is this phone 2g/3g support? or only for lte?