Benchmarks Real world tests of Mi 4i vs Mi-3

passmark Processor performance including multiple coresData courtesy Passmark

Mi 4i
Xiaomi Mi-3

Features Key features of the Mi 4i  vs Mi-3 

screen size

screen resolution

Mi 4i
1920 x 1080
Xiaomi Mi-3
1920 x 1080


Mi 4i
2 GB


Mi 4i
Octa core
Xiaomi Mi-3
Quad core

camera resolution

Mi 4i
13 MP
Xiaomi Mi-3
13 MP

Differences What are the advantages of each

View of Xiaomi Mi 4i

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Xiaomi Mi 4i

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More cores Octa core vs Quad core Twice as many cores; each additional core lets your phone do more without visible UI slowdowns and jerkiness
Lighter 130 g vs 145 g More than 10% lighter
Front view of Xiaomi Mi-3

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Xiaomi Mi-3

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Supports NFC Yes vs No Somewhat common; Enables payment by phone and other wireless communications
Supports FM radio Yes vs No Somewhat common; Listen to music and news from local radio stations
Acts as a wi-fi hotspot Yes vs No Somewhat common; Share your cellphone's data plan with other devices
Significantly faster processor 2.36 GHz vs 1.7 GHz Around 40% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster
Store more stuff 64 GB vs 32 GB 2x more storage capacity; free yourself from memory cards
Significantly better theoretical download speed 42.2 Mb/s vs 0.38 Mb/s Around 110x better theoretical download speed; enjoy lightning fast downloads on modern networks

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Mi 4i  vs
Type Super IPS LCD2 Super IPS LCD2
Size 5" 5"
Resolution 1920 x 1080 1920 x 1080
Multitouch N/A Yes
PPI 440 ppi 440 ppi


Clock speed 1.7 GHz 2.36 GHz
Number of cores Octa core Quad core
Internal storage 32 GB 64 GB

photo & video

Camera 13 MP 13 MP
Resolution 13 MP 13 MP
Flash Yes Yes
Secondary camera 5 MP 2 MP


Generation 3G 3.5G
LTE Cat 4 (150/)
HSUPA (5.76 Mb/s)
EDGE (0.38 Mb/s)
HSDPA+ (42.2 Mb/s)
UMTS (0.38 Mb/s)
GPRS (0.01 Mb/s)
GSM (0.01 Mb/s)


Capacity 3,120 mA·h 3,050 mA·h

form factor

Mi 4i  vs
Weight 130 g 145 g
Thickness 7.8 mm 8.1 mm
Size 69.6 x 138.1 x 7.8 mm 73.6 x 144 x 8.1 mm


Has an assisted GPS Yes Yes


Supports FM radio No Yes


Operating system Android 5.0 Android 4.4.2
Multitasking Yes Yes
App store Android Market Android Market
Adobe flash support No No
App store size 850,000 apps 850,000 apps


Acts as a wi-fi hotspot No Yes
Supports NFC No Yes
Bluetooth Bluetooth Bluetooth v4.0
Xiaomi Mi 4i
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