The highly anticipated flagship smartphone was finally revealed today ending months of rumours and speculation. But the biggest surprise is Xiaomi offering the phone in 3 different versions confirming various leaks prior to the MWC 16. Along with weekly updates from the company, Xiaomi’s cross platform Mi Video Calling app makes its debut in the Mi5.
Display: 5.15″ FHD, 1080x1920p resolution with 16 LED light display backlighting
CPU: Snapdragon 820 1.8GHZ – 2.15GHZ
Operation System: Android 6.0 Marshmallow with MIUI 7 UI
Memory: 3GB/4GB RAM
Storage: 32,64,128GB UFS 2.0 Flash
Connectivity: VoLTE, 600Mbps 4G+, Full Netcom 3.0, Full-feature NFC
Sensors: Front fingerprint sensor
Colour: Black, White and Gold
Size: 69.20 x 144.55 x 7.25mm
Camera: Sony IMX298 16MP rear camera 4K video recording, 4-axis OIS, DTI Image Enhancement, PDAF, 4MP front UltraPixel Camera
Ports: USB-type C charging port
Battery: 3,000 mAh with Quick charge 3.0
The differences in the variants are:
Mi5 – 3GB RAM, 32GB storage, 3D Glass Back Cover
Mi5 – 3GB RAM, 64GB storage, 3D Glass Back Cover
Mi5 Pro – 4GB RAM, 128GB storage, 3D Ceramic Back Cover
The rest of the specifications are the same as listed above.
Following the launch in China on 1 March, 2016 is India which is next in line for the smartphone.