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Xiaomi Mi 4s

alaTest has collected and analyzed 16 reviews of Xiaomi Mi 4s. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Reviewers really like the screen and portability. The design and camera are also appreciated, but some have doubts about the price and battery.

performance, camera, design, portability, screen

battery, price

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Xiaomi Mi 4s is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by: Allen Ngo (

Xiaomi Mi 4s Smartphone Review


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...

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...

Mar, 2016

Expert review by: Bailey Stein (

Xiaomi Mi 4S Review


With the addition of another Mi, Xiaomi has expanded their lineup but does the Mi 4S deliver on its promise like its siblings? Here's our Mi 4S review!

Good design ; Has an IR Blaster ; Great display ; Good performance ; Very good call quality ; Good battery life ; Good camera in ideal conditions ; Great front-facing camera ; Relatively affordable

No U.S. availability ; Lack of U.S. 4G LTE support ; Side-firing speaker sounds distorted ; Disappointing camera in low light ; Ships with outdated version of Android ; MIUI is still missing features found in stock Android ; Bootloader unlocking...

Although the Xiaomi Mi 4S is a great smartphone for the price, its release feels unjustified relative to other products in Xiaomi's own lineup. With remarkably similar Xiaomi smartphones like the only slightly more expensive Mi 5 and the much less...

Apr, 2016

Expert review by: Digit Mobile Phones (

Xiaomi Mi 4S


The Xiaomi Mi 4S also packs in a graphics processor, and 64 GB of internal storage which can be expanded to N/A via a microSD card.

Feb, 2016

Product Specifications


Battery Capacity:3260

Call management

Call divert:Y / Yes
Call hold:Y / Yes
Call timer:Y / Yes
Call waiting:Y / Yes
Caller ID:Y / Yes
Conference call:Y / Yes
Speakerphone:Y / Yes
Speed dialing:Y / Yes
Vibrating Alert:Y / Yes


Auto Focus:Y / Yes
Built-in Flash:Y / Yes
Flash type:LED
Front Camera:Y / Yes
Front camera resolution (numeric):5
Geotagging:Y / Yes
Main camera resolution (numeric):13
Maximum frame rate:120 / 20
Rear camera resolution (numeric):13
Rear camera type:Single camera
Resolution at capture speed:1280x720@120fps, 1920x1080@30fps / 1280x720@120fps,1920x1080@30fps
Second Camera: Yes
Second camera resolution:5
Smile detection:Y / Yes
Video recording:Y / Yes
Video recording modes:720p, 1080p / 720p,1080p


Colour of product:Black / Gold / Purple / White
Fingerprint Reader:Y / Yes
Form factor:Bar


Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display diagonal:12.7
Display number of colours:16.78 million colours
Display Resolution:1920 x 1080
Display Type:IPS
Orientation sensor:Y / Yes
Pixel density:441
Screen shape:Flat
Touch screen type:Capacitive
Touch technology:Multi-touch
Touchscreen:Y / Yes
Touchscreen Type:Capacitive


Accelerometer:Y / Yes
Gyroscope:Y / Yes
Proximity sensor:Y / Yes


Internal RAM:2 / 3


Chat:Y / Yes
E-mail:Y / Yes
Instant messaging (IM):Y / Yes
MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service):Y / Yes
Short Message Service (SMS):Y / Yes


Assisted GPS (A-GPS):Y / Yes
Electronic compass:Y / Yes
GPS: Yes
GPS (satellite):Y / Yes
Position location:Y


2G bands (primary SIM):850,900,1800,1900
2G bands (secondary SIM):850,900,1800,1900
2G standards:GSM
3G:Y / Yes
3G bands supported:850,1900,2100
4G:Y / Yes
4G bands supported:1800,1900,2100,2300,2500,2600
4G standard:LTE
4G standards:LTE
Bluetooth:Y / Yes
Bluetooth profiles:A2DP
Bluetooth version:4.1
Near Field Communication (NFC):N / No
SIM card capability:Dual SIM
SIM card type:MicroSIM + NanoSIM
Tethering (modem-mode):Y / Yes
Wi-Fi:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi Direct:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g / IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g


Flight mode:Y / Yes
Microphone mute:Y / Yes
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Notes
Personalization:Icons, Menu, Shortcuts
Support for contact groups:Y / Yes
Video call:Y / Yes

Ports & interfaces

Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
USB connector type:USB Type-C
USB port:Y / Yes


Coprocessor:Y / Yes
Coprocessor architecture:ARM Cortex-A53
Coprocessor cores:4
Coprocessor frequency:1.44
Processor Cores:2
Processor family:Qualcomm Snapdragon
Processor frequency:1.82
Processor Model:808


Operating system installed:Android
Operating System Version:5..1 / 5.1


Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash)
Internal RAM:2 / 2048 / 3 / 3072
Internal RAM type:LPDDR3
Internal storage capacity:16 / 64
Maximum memory card size:128
USB mass storage:Y / Yes


Subscription type:No subscription

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:139.3 / 7.8
Height :13.9 / 139.3 / 7.8
Width:7.08 / 70.8
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