Xiaomi had announced its Mi 5 smartphone back in February 2016 at MWC 2016, now company has launched its flagship phone in India.
Company has launched the 3GB RAM / 32GB Storage variant in India. It is priced at Rs. 24,999 and comes in White, Black and Gold color options. Mi Protect is also available for Rs. 4,99. The mobile will go on flash sale from Mi.com from April 6, 2016.
We are so excited to bring to India the most beautiful device we have unveiled so far, and only within a month of its global launch. Mi 5 is the perfect embodiment of high performance and a beautiful, lightweight design. It has been in the making for 19 months, and has several tech breakthroughs built into it, like the 4-axis OIS camera.
Qualcomm Technologies is very pleased to work with Xiaomi on their latest flagship Mi5 device, featuring the cutting-edge premium tier Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor, designed to deliver amazing performance, connectivity and power savings. Xiaomi and Qualcomm Technologies have a long-standing, strong relationship and have worked closely together for many years to deliver a shared vision of bringing new and truly compelling user experiences to consumers and we are excited to help bring the Mi 5 to consumers in India
Xiaomi Mi 5 Specifications
This is a Dual SIM Smartphone with supports 4G-LTE with VoLTE. It has measurements of 144.55 x 69.2 x 7.25 mm and weighs 129 Grams. The phone has 3D Glass body and houses strong glass on the rear side as well. It also has finger print sensor for added security.
The Xiaomi Mi 5 Specs include 5.15-Inch curved glass display that offers 95% NTSC color gamut and 600 nits brightness. It has 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution and supports multi-touch.
The mobile gets the processing power from 1.8GHz or 2.15GHz Quad Core 64-Bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 Processor with Adreno 530 GPU. Depending on the variant, it has 3GB LPDDR4 RAM with 32GB / 64GB Storage space. The high end ceramic variant houses 4GB LPDDR4 RAM with 128GB of UFS 2.0 Internal storage.
The Mi5 Features a 16MP primary camera on the back with Sony IMX298 Sensor, F/2.0 Aperture, 4-axis OIS, PDAF, Dual-tone LED Flash and records 4K videos. The phone also has 4MP front facing camera with F/2.0 Aperture, 2um pixel size and 80-degree wide angle lens.
This mobile phone runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS overlapped with MIUI 7. It has Infrared Sensor as well along with all the major connectivity options like Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Dual Band (MIMO), Bluetooth V4.2, USB Type-C, NFC, GPS, 3.5mm Audio Jack etc.
The hardware is backed by 3000 mAh (typical) / 2910 mAh (minimum) non-removable battery that supports Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0. According to the company, 5 minutes of charging will gives 2.5 hours of talk time.