Xiaomi Mi 4s review: China’s Nexus 5X

The Xiaomi Mi 4s is the Chinese manufacturer’s own Nexus 5X alternative. Can this smartphone do everything? Find out in this Xiaomi Mi 4s review.

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Xiaomi Mi4s tool

Xiaomi sought after the Mi 4s to run an Android 6.zero Marshmallow version of MIUI 7, however that hasn’t been really easy to do. Our evaluate unit got here with MIUI 7.2 operating on Android 5.1.1. However we will be able to fail to remember the loss of Android 6.zero for now since the device is solid and there have been no obvious issues shall we in finding.

Miui 7 mi 4s Among MIUI 6 and MIUI 7, now not so much has modified at the floor. / © ANDROIDPIT

Relying at the importer you get the Mi 4s from, it can be important that you must set up Google Apps your self. However that is simple to do with so much Chinese language smartphones, comparable to by way of the use of an installer. It’s essential to additionally load the present Google Play Retailer APK from APK Reflect and set up the lacking Google Apps manually.

Miui 7 mi 4s 2 MIUI 7 appears nice. / © ANDROIDPIT

I in my opinion really feel that Xiaomi’s MIUI is one of probably the most delightful Android interfaces, even if it’s nonetheless lacking the App Drawer. It is the small issues in MIUI, equivalent to the power to percentage Wi-Fi passwords by means of QR code, that make it nice. There could also be kid-evidence security measures that, as a father myself, I get pleasure from.

Way to an infrared transmitter, it’s imaginable to make use of the Mi 4s as a far flung keep an eye on for the house Hello-Fi gadget or TV. Xiaomi supplies a faraway app for this via default.

Androidpit Xiaomi Mi 4s 9964 Proper subsequent to the 3.5 mm headphone jack is the infrared sensor. / © ANDROIDPIT

We aren’t but acutely aware of while a tool replace for Android 6.zero Marshmallow is deliberate. However in accordance Buying and selling Shenzhen, our check unit provider, it will have to now not be too a long way off.

Author: Marshmallow

Marshmallow Android is BT Ireland’s Head of Sales for Republic of Ireland domestic multi-site companies, indigenous MNCs and public sector accounts. He is responsible for the direction and control of all sales activity in the region. He has over 10 years management experience from high growth start-ups to more established businesses. He’s led teams in Ireland, India and China across various industries (ICT, On-Line Recruitment, Corporate Training and International Education).