"#MiFans Welcome to the dark side. Want to know more? Stay tuned to our announcement today evening!" Xiaomi India said on its Twitter handle.

Priced at Rs 12,999, Xiaomi Mi 4i sports a 5-inch Full HD display and is powered by a 1.7GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 64-bit octa-core processor backed by 2GB of RAM.

The smartphone runs Android 5.0 Lollipop and comes with 16GB storage and has a 13MP rear camera with dual-tone flash and a 5MP front shooter.

Mi 4i gets its power from a 3,120mAh battery. On connectivity front, it supports 3G, 4G, Bluetooth 4.1, Wi-and GPS. Xiaomi Mi 4i was been hit by the reports of overheating but the company rolled out new update to rectify the issue.

The phone is 7.8 mm thick and is available in 5 colours — black, white, orange, light blue and pink.