Xiaomi has already announced that they are going to launch their new flagship device Xiaomi MI 5 in its February 24 event and the MI 5 has been a major subject of rumors and news online from past one year. The flagship device has now made its appearance on the GFXBench database confirming most of specs. The device has already been spotted listed on GeekBench database with few specs details. The GFXBench listing has confirmed major specs but the camera details are not available in the GFXBench database.
The GFXBench database listing confirms that Xiaomi MI 5 will have a 5.7-inch display with 1920 x 1080 pixel resolution and will be powered by the quad core 2.1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 ([email protected] + [email protected] – ARMv8) processor with Qualcomm Adreno 530 GPU and will have 3GB of RAM. The device comes with 64 GB inbuilt storage and runs on the Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS out of the box.
The GFXBench doesn’t comes with the camera details but the MI 5 is rumored to come with a a 16-megapixel rear camera with f/2.2 aperture and an 8-megapixel front facing camera with rear camera capable of 4K video recording. Other features includes accelerometer, barometer, Bluetooth, compass, gps, gyroscope, lightsensor, nfc, pedometer, proximity sensor, WiFi and will have single SIM support.
Xiaomi MI 5 is rumored to have a 3,600mAh non-removable battery and it will have 4G LTE, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, WIFI 802.11a/b/g/n/ac, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, OTG, NFC etc connectivity options as well. The GFXbench and Geekbench details are completely identical to each other. MI 5 is also rumored to have a fingerprint scanner available in the physical home button of the phone.
Xiaomi is also rumored to launch the bigger brother of the MI 5 to be called as Xiaomi MI 5 Plus that is expected to launch with 5.7-inch 2K display and will be powered by the same quad-core Snapdragon 820 SoC with 4 GB RAM. It will have 32 GB eMMC inbuilt storage and will feature the same 16 MP rear and 8 MP front facing cameras. Other specs are expected to be same as the MI 5. It is expected to be priced at around 2500 Yuan.
The Xiaomi event is 2-3 weeks away from now and we can expect a multiple products launch from the Chinese company in this MWC event. So, a number of Snapdragon 820 powered phones to launch in the MWC 2016. Are you excited about it? Do share with us via comments.
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