Expert review by:
Allen Ngo (notebookcheck.net)
High-end phone for a mainstream price. The Mi 4s makes a strong case for spending $300 USD on a new smartphone instead of $600 or $700 for a top-of-the-line model. Find out how the Xiaomi compares to both mainstream and flagship competitors.
high quality display; accurate colors and grayscale, fast storage performance, USB Type-C (2.0 speeds), thin profile; sleek design, high capacity battery, fingerprint reader, bright backlight, good camera, lightweight, IR remote, dual SIM
MicroSD slot shared with secondary SIM slot, slight throttling under extreme stress, haptic feedback could be stronger, backlight could be more uniform, non-removable battery, very warm under load, average battery life, no NFC or MHL, slippery grip
It's hard to find major faults with the Mi 4s. Performance is at the upper echelon of a mainstream smartphone and its design gives an impression that is costlier than its retail price would otherwise suggest. Display quality is excellent and with a...