Xiaomi brand is giving tough competition to its competitors with its new launches. This is confirmed news from Xiaomi that the new flagship Xiaomi Mi5 will be launched on 24th February 2016. Months of speculations ended when Xiaomi Company tweeted regarding its confirmation.

Xiaomi Mi5

Xiaomi Mi5 (Kimovil)

Xiaomi VP, Hugo Barra, and Xiaomi India head, Manu Jain too posted the same teaser image from their respective Twitter handles. The status of the shared image conveyed, “All you ever imagined, and many more”, with big 5 written in the middle of it. A contest is also been hosted by Xiaomi where contestants have to explain what they’re anticipating from Mi5, and why they should be selected. Those 10 lucky winners will go to Beijing to watch the live launch event of Mi5. It’s certainly an exciting moment for people who are eager to buy its next version Xiaomi Mi5.

The attractive Mi5 (Gizmochina)

The attractive Mi5 (Gizmochina)

But it is for the first time that the company will also preview the flagship Mi5 at MWC 2016 in Barcelona.

Mi5 at Barcelona (www.ibtimes.co.uk)

Manu Jain tweeted: #Mi5 – launching on February 24. An amazing start to 2016!

Hugo Barra tweeted: Xiaomi #Mi5 media preview in Barcelona on 24 Feb- our first time ever hosting an event at MWC. Can’t wait!

Tweet by Liwan Jiang on Mi5 release on 24 February (technave.com)


Expected Features of Xiaomi Mi5

Xiaomi Mi5 is anticipated to have Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 820 processor. It will have a 5.2-inch screen along with a 2K [QHD] display, and 1440*2560 pixel resolutions with an impressive 565 PPI. The metal variant is expected to approach 32GB and 64GB storage options which feature 3GB and 4GB RAM respectively, and a 1080p display. The glass variant is anticipated to feature a QHD display, 4GB RAM, and storage variants 32GB and 64GB. Mi5 even includes a 3,600mAh battery, 16-megapixel rear camera along with LED flash and laser autofocus, 8-megapixel selfie camera, IR Blaster, fingerprint scanner, and connectivity options such as 4G LTE support, dual-SIM card slots, and NFC. This smartphone runs on Android Lollipop-based MIUI 7.

Black & White Color Xiaomi Mi5

Black & White Color Xiaomi Mi5 (Wikipedia)

Expected Price

Xiaomi Mi 5 is expected to price approximately around $370 [Rs. 24,000]. It will launch firstly in China market, and then it will hit the Indian market.

Xiaomi Mi5 priced at $370

Xiaomi Mi5 priced at $370 (Kimovil)

Full Specifications of Mi5

  • Processor: Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 820 SOC processor
  • RAM: 3GB and 4GB
  • Screen Size: 5.2 inch
  • Display: 2K [QHD]
  • Storage Variants: 32GB and 64GB
  • Screen Resolutions: 1440*2560 pixels
  • Pixel density: 565 PPI
  • SD Card: Dual-SIM card slots
  • Battery Capacity: 3600 mAh
  • Primary Camera: 16 MP, Secondary Camera: 8 MP & Selfie Camera: 8 MP
  • NFC and Fingerprint Scanner support
  • Android Lollipop-based MIUI 7
  • LED flash & laser autofocus
  • IR Blaster and 4GB LTE support
The New Xiaomi Mi5

The New Xiaomi Mi5 (Gizmochina)

Xiaomi Mi5 arriving on 24 February, 2016

Xiaomi Mi5 arrives on 24 February 2016 (The Quint)

Hence, everyone, including Xiaomi lovers is excitingly waiting for the upcoming Mi5 release on 24 February 2016! Hope Xiaomi Mi5 enters India very soon so that more people can purchase this new Flagship online on Flipkart! 🙂

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