After lots of rumors and leaks, Xiaomi has finally launched the flagship Xiaomi MI 5 flagship in an event today in China. The company also posted the launch details of the MI 5 on their weibo account. The device comes with new features and runs on the MIUI 7 based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS and runs on the latest Snapdragon 820 processor. It also comes with a fingerprint scanner. The device looks similar to the images that were leaked in past in three color options. Let’s checkout the full detailed specifications of the Xiaomi MI 5.
Xiaomi MI 5 comes with a 5.15-inch Full HD display with curved glass, 95% of the NTSC color gamut, 600 nits brightness and 1920×1080 pixels resolution. It is powered by the 64-bit quad-core Snapdragon 820 processor with Adreno 530 GPU. It has two variants: first with 3GB LPDDR4 RAM and 32GB/64GB (UFS 2.0) internal storage and the second one comes with 4GB LPDDR4 RAM with 128GB (UFS 2.0) internal storage. The device runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow based MIUI 7 OS out of the box.
It supports Dual-SIM and features a 16-megapixel rear camera with dual-tone LED flash, Sony IMX298 sensor, f/2.0 aperture, PDAF, 4-axis OIS and 4K video recording. it also has a 4-megapixel front-facing camera with 2um pixel size, f/2.0 aperture and 80-degree wide-angle lens features. The device also has a Fingerprint scanner available on the home button and also has a Infrared sensor. It comes with a 3,000mAh in-built battery with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 feature.
Connectivity options available are 4G LTE with VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac dual-band (MIMO), Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, NFC and USB Type-C. It measures 144.55×69.2×7.25mm and weights 129grams. The Ceramic variant weights 139g. The device comes with Black, White and Gold colors and is priced at 1999 Yuan (around $306) for the 3GB RAM and 32GB storage variant having the 1.8GHz Snapdragon 820 SoC. The high-end 2.15GHz Snapdragon 820 SoC variant with same 3GB RAM is priced at 2299 Yuan (around $351). The exclusive Mi 5 Pro ceramic back edition variant is priced at 2699 Yuan (around $413) that has 4GB RAM, 128GB storage and 2.15GHz Snapdragon 820 SoC.