Xiaomi is the Chinese brand that is getting excellent success in India as well as other Asian countries. Last month, Xiaomi got approval to sell Xiaomi Redmi 2 Pro in the US confirming its entry in the US with Redmi 2 Pro. But looks like, Xiaomi is going to enter the US market with multiple MI devices. After Redmi 2 Pro smartphone, Xiaomi’s latest flagship MI4 has also got FCC approval today. That means, Xiaomi may now enter the US smartphones market anytime in the upcoming days.
The FCC documents for the MI4 comes with the tests for the device, nothing else is available in the documents. MI4 was launched in India in January this year for Rs. 19,999 (around $302) and with top-end specs. It runs on Android 4.4.4 Kitkat based MIUI 6 OS but Xiaomi may launch it with Android 5.1 Lollipop based MIUI 7. MI4 comes with a 5-inch full-HD JDI OGS full lamination display with 1080×1920 pixels resolution.
Xiaomi Mi 4 is powered by a 2.5 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor alongside 3GB of RAM. There are two storage variants 16GB and 64GB available. it features a 13-megapixel rear Sony’s stacked CMOS sensor camera and an 8-megapixel front-facing camera. It also has a 3080mAh Li-ion large battery available. It supports single SIM with Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, FM etc connectivity options. It measures 139.20×68.50×8.90 and weighs 156.00 grams.
The Redmi 2 Pro that got the approval from US FCC comes with a 4.7-inch HD 720×1280 pixels resolution display and is powered by a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 SoC (four Cortex A53 cores clocked up to 1.2GHz) with Adreno 306 GPU. It has 2GB RAM and 16GB of inbuilt storage and a 2200mAh battery.
Xiaomi announced back in February that it will enter the US market with the launch of accessories and they started selling the accessories via their Mi.com portal in May. Now, we can expect that Xiaomi will make an official announcement soon to launch the Redmi 2 Pro and MI 4 smartphones in the US markets.
Xiaomi is also holding an event on 24th November where the Chienese manufacturer is expected to launch the Redmi note 2 Pro and the MI Pad 2 tablet. Xiaomi may also announce the US launch plans of their two FCC certified smartphones Redmi 2 Pro and MI 4 as well. Stay tuned for more updates.