Review on Mi4C smartphone from the company Xiaomi

09.11.2015

Device received a good processor, 2GB of RAM, a new USB  connector Type-C, as well as a new feature Edge Tap to control your smartphone using side frames.

Specifications

  • Display 5 "IPS, Full HD 1920 × 1080p
  • 64-bit processor from Qualcomm Snapdaragon 808
  • RAM 2 GB
  • 16GB flash drive
  • Camera 5 and 13 M
  • Dual LED flash
  • Size of 138.1 × 69.6 × 7.8 mm
  • Battery 3080 mAh Quich Charge 2.0
  • USB Type-C
  • 2 SIM-cards
  • Weight 132 grams
  • Android 5.1.1 Lollipop
  • Accelerometer sensor, proximity sensor, electronic compass, gyroscope, Hall sensor, IR sensor
  • GPS GPS +, A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou network 2G (GSM 850/900/1800/1900 MHz),
  • 3G (HSDPA 850/900/1900/2100 MHz), 4G ((LTE, 1800/2600 MHz))

Package Content

Smartphone comes in a bright orange box, inside is the Chinese charger with USB input + adapter for our Euro socket, USB data cable, battery, warranty card, instruction manual.

Material

The smartphone is made of plastic. On the back it has acquired a matte texture, the body does not slide in the hand and does not collect fingerprints and traces of use.

Display

In Mi4c used 5 "inch IPS display with a resolution of 1920 × 1080 pixels. It's bright and colors are saturated. Viewing angle of the display is 178º, even with such inclination color is not affected and does not fade.

Display in Mi4c is responsive, it is easy to use with one hand. Also, smartphone has an interesting feature, unit can be unlocked by double-click on lock-screen. It is convenient and useful, it is not necessary to be constantly reaching physical button, just tap twice on the display and the smartphone is unlocked.

CPU, battery, USB Type-C and charge

Smartphone Mi4c equipped with a 6-core processor Snapdragon 808 from Qualcomm. It is a 64-bit processor, which has function of Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0. Smartphone is charging very quickly, not only because of quick charge technology, but also because Mi4c uses charging connector synchronization of the new generation - USB Type-C.

With USB Type-C use of the gadget gets to the next level. Firstly, it is very fast both in charge and synchronization. Secondly, he double-sided and it is very comfortable. Now when putting smartphone on the charge no need to remember, which side is micro USB. The new connector is double-sided, so there is no problem plugging it from any side, even in the dark, without fear to break the port. The battery in Mi4C is Li-Ion 3080 mAh, it is enough that for gadget to last for 1.5-2 days.

Android 5.1.1 Lollipop and MIUI V7

It's nice that Mi4c runs on the latest MIUI V7, although the Android version used here is 5.1.1 Lollipop. MIUI is working well, smartphone does not glitching, animation of interface and applications are perfectly drawn and giving to user a great feeling of use of the device.

Cameras and Shooting Modes

In Mi4c main camera is 13 megapixels, it is located on the back of the smartphone, and next to it is a dual LED flash. The front camera has a sensor of 5 megapixels.

Mi4c has the following shooting modes:

  • panorama
  • countdown
  • Voice Shutter
  • Manual (manual settings)
  • gradiometer
  • Beautify mode
  • night mode
  • Tilt-shift
  • Fisheye (Fish Eye)

Slide to the left in the camera mode opens window with shooting modes and slide to the right - window with built-in filters.

Edge Tap

Smartphone Mi4c has a new feature called Edge Tap. This is an additional gesture control of smartphone. Double-tap on side of the device (on the body) can release the camera shutter or simulate pressing "back" button in the Apps.

What else liked about in Mi4c?

Infrared port. This interface is also in Mi4c, it is located on the top of the smartphone, and allows you to control home appliances in the apartment with your smartphone.

Dimensions of the smartphone. Mi4c is very compact, thus it gives a great user experience. The device is easy to control with one hand, but if 5 "inches is a lot, MIUI has a function of reducing the display to a comfortable 4.7" and 3.5 ".

Body colors. Mi4c comes in a variety of body colors, there are black, white and bright pink models, green, blue and yellow versions.

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