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Xiaomi releases over-the-air update for Mi 4i to fix overheating problems

May 26, 2015, 6:34 am

Xiaomi, the largest smartphone manufacturer in China claim to have fixed overheating problem in its Mi4i phones was launched last month. In a Facebook post, Hugo Barra Xiaomi’s Vice President of International Operations said “Today we began an over-the-air system update of MIUI v6.5.5.0 for Mi 4i users. This is our first major update for the Mi 4i since its launch last month, incorporating feedback from many early Mi 4i users with a number of bug fixes and optimizations”.

Mi4i which was launched in April in Indian market at Rs. 12,999 has a huge success as 40000 units were sold in 15 seconds through Flipkart, their online partner which sales flash sale of Mi products. Users were facing overheating issues while playing complex 3D gaming for a long period of time. Barra claims that they’ve optimized their thermal control algorithms that will adjust the device temperature. With updated version users using Mi4i need not to worry about overheating as new thermal control algorithm adjust frequency, voltage and the number of cores in use depending on the chipset temperature.

MI4i1

As the company is planning to release the new version this week all users are expected to get update this week and the company hopes to get a response from the users. Meanwhile, Xiaomi is beta testing before the OTA release and are satisfied with the results as the new version reduces overall temperature without hampering the performance of the device.

Mi4i Model

Some users found the issue in the power button, so they were working to fix the issue over the weekend and resumes the rollout claims Barra.

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