Xiaomi Mi 4 Review – The next step to the top




It was the day before Apple frontman Steve Jobs announced the iPhone 4, and a few weeks after Samsung had released. His first Galaxy S device On Sunday, June 6, 2010 eight founders started Xiaomi. Think not a gang of students who wanted to tinker. Together a nice smartphone They were old hands in the business. Almost without exception Founder and currently director Lei Jun was one example of the founders of software company Kingsoft, and some of the co-founders of Xiaomi include working with Microsoft on Windows Phone 7 and Google to things like Maps and Street View.

Xiaomi Mi 4

Xiaomi began with the release of a solid modified version of Android as a custom ROM. This Miui time was ahead of his time, including a fully controlled by the GPU interface when Android did not yet. The first phone followed in 2011: the M1.

The manufacturer owes its success mainly to the low prices compared to the specifications and the scarcity Xiaomi creates. It sells its phones in batches of unknown size via its own site. Buy especially traders, because they can offer the device., Even with a margin on top even for a good price The first real commercial success came with the cheap Redmi line last year. When a famous man from Google, Hugo Barra, switched to Xiaomi, the interest of many mainstream media was then attracted the interest of a wider audience.

Xiaomi is now among the world’s top five smartphone manufacturers and is it side by side with the Chinese giants Huawei and Lenovo, and the global Ruffs Samsung and Apple. This allows the manufacturers like Sony, BlackBerry, Microsoft and HTC behind.

Meanwhile Xiaomi brings its latest model, the Mi 4 The version we tested, is a 3G version; a variant with 4G follow.

Our thanks go to DealExtreme for providing a Xiaomi Mi 4 for this review.


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