Xiaomi has officially announced its latest flagship phone at an event in China named the Mi 5. It comes in White, Black, Rose and Gold color options and will go on sale in China from March 1, 2016.
The Xiaomi Mi5 3GB RAM / 32GB Storage / 1.8GHz Snapdragon 820 variant is priced at 1999 Yuan (Rs. 20,970 / US$ 306). The 3GB RAM / 64GB Storage / 2.15GHz Snapdragon 820 model costs 2299 Yuan (Rs. 24,000 / US$ 351). The special Ceramic edition with 4GB RAM / 128GB storage / 2.15GHz Snapdragon 820 processor is priced higher at 2699 Yuan (Rs. 28, 310 / US$ 413).
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 (139 Grams for Ceramic Edition). 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.