In the past it took months before international resellers were able to get their hands on the latest Xiaomi but this, it seems, is no longer true as Italian resellers have already started pre-orders.
Since the Xiaomi Mi2, customers around the world have been itching to get their hands on the latest Xiaomi phones. The issue has always been that Xiaomi had only officially launched their phones in China, and even there demand outstripped supply.
With the launch of the Mi4 though, this could have changed as noted international resellers have already started to accept pre-orders for the Mi4 and are promising delivery very soon.
Italian website Xiaomishop.it are now accepting pre-orders for the Xiaomi Mi4 at a cost of 383 Euros when using the discount code GIZXIAOMI with a free Xiaomi MiKey. Pre-orders are promised to be completed and phones shipped from Italy on August 10th and include a 24 month warranty. I have personally used Xiaomishop.it for my MiRouter which was shipped very quickly.
Xiaomi Mi4 unboxing and hands on
If you had missed the Xiaomi Mi4 specs then here are the highlights. The display is a 5-inch 1920 x 1080 unit, materials now include stainless steel and there will be optional wooden rear covers for the phone. A Snapdragon processor with 3GB RAM runs the phone, plus there is a 3080mAh battery with fast charging, 13 mega-pixel F1.8 rear camera and 8 mega-pixel front.
Do you think the Xiaomi Mi4 will be the phone which you choose to buy?