Xiaomi Mi 4c to sport Snapdragon 808 SoC and 4G LTE, says co-founders

Xiaomi is all set to announce the new Mi 4c smartphone on September 22 at an event in China. Just a day before its launch, co-founders of the Chinese smartphone maker have revealed few specifications of the phone.

Xiaomi-Mi-4C dual 4G LTE

Xiaomi co-founder and president Li Nan and Chairman and co-founder Lei Jun have posted some of the features of the Mi 4c on their Weibo account. The Mi 4C will feature dual SIM-card slots and both of them will support 4G LTE. They have confirmed that as per earlier report, the phone will be powered by a Snapdragon 808 SoC. The phone will also boast of improved connectivity and will download 20% faster than previous models,as per the co-founders. In addition, the Mi 4c will have a new feature that would allow you to wake the screen with a double tap and also put an active screen on stand by mode by double tapping on it. Finally, the co-founders stated that the Mi 4c will come in a brand new packaging boasting of a bright orange box.
mi 4c packaging

According to earlier rumors, the Mi 4c will pack a 5-inch 1080p display and run on the latest MIUI 7 based on Android 5.1.1 (Lollipop), come with a 13-megapixel rear camera with dual LED flash, 5-megapixel camera and a 3,080mAh battery. It is expected to come in two variants, one with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage and other with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage. The phone will also come with USB Type-C port. It is expected that the Mi 4c could be priced starting from 1,499 Yuan (Rs. 15,600).

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