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Chinese smartphone maker, Xiaomi is reportedly planning to launch the new Mi 4C next week.

Technology blog GizChina, citing sources, has claimed that the new phone will be making its debut on 22 September, not 24 September as previously thought.

It is believed that the company will launch two variants -16GB/2GB RAM and 32GB/3GB RAM combo, while the rest of the hardware will remain the same.

Read more: Two Xiaomi Mi 4C Variants Tipped to be Released this Month; Price Details Revealed Ahead of Launch

Xiaomi Mi 4C is expected to sport a five-inch full HD Sharp/JDI display. It will have Android 5.1 based MIUI v7.0 OS backed by a 1.8GHz Snapdragon 808 Hexa-core processor, 2GB RAM, 13mp camera on the rear-side, a 5mp snapper on the front, 4G-LTE network support and a 3,080 mAh battery.

Xiaomi Mi 4C- 2GB RAM/16GB variant is said to cost $229 (€206/Rs 15,272). But there is no official word on 3GB RAM/32GB model's price. Rumours are rife that the top-end model might be priced $50/$75 more than that of the base variant.

Both the models are expected to hit stores initially in China on 3 October.

Also read: Redmi Note 2 Release in India Delayed Indefinitely; Xiaomi vs Ericsson Patent Issue to Blame?

Leaked Specifications of Xiaomi Mi 4C:

Model Xiaomi Mi 4C
Display 5.0-inch full HD (1920x1080p) Sharp/JDI screen
  • Pixel density : 441 ppi (pixels per inch)
OS Android 5.1 Lollipop based MIUI v7.0
Processor 64-bit 1.8GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 Hexa-core CPU
GPU Adreno 418 GPU
Storage capacity 16GB (32GB based separate variant is also expected launched soon)
  • Main : 13.0-megapixel camera with dual-LED flash
  • Front: 5.0-megapixel
Battery 3,000 mAh (3080 mAh)
Network 4G-LTE
Add-ons Dual-SIM slots (micro + micro), Type C USB port, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi
Dimensions 138.1 x 69.6 x 7.8 mm
Weight 126 g
Colours White
  • 2GB RAM/ 16GB Storage: $229 (€206/Rs 15,272)
  • 3GB RAM/32GB Storage: Yet to be ascertained