Hugo Barra confirmed the Xiaomi Mi 5 Launch with Snapdragon 820
Finally the official news about Xiaomi Mi 5 launch event is here. The Xiaomi Mi 5 is going to launch on February 26, 2016. Global Vice President of Xiaomi, Hugo Barra confirmed on Twitter that the Mi 5 is launching on February 24. Tech Byts already told you that the device will be launched after the Chinese New Year which is on 8th February. Hugo Barra also confirmed that the new flagship from Xiaomi will be powered by Snapdragon 820 CPU. He said in the latest tweet:
#Mi5 is almost here! Xiaomi’s first product launch in 2016, on February 24. It’s everything you imagined, and more.
Couple a days ago Co-founder and senior VP of Xiaomi, Liwan Jiang also confirmed on Weibo that the Mi5 will come with Snapdragon 820 and has entered mass production as well. There are some leaked images in the past that show off the front and back of the device. Xiaomi continues racing to the top among Chinese companies. The company dominates the Chinese market. Xiaomi Mi 5 launch event will be held at Bijing in China. Xiaomi is inviting their global fan to the launch event. At the official Xiaomi forums a contest is running in which 10 lucky winners will be chosen for Mi 5 product launch and experience the Mi 5 first hand. Click here to participate in the contest.
— Mi (@xiaomi) January 26, 2016
We are still guessing full features of the Xiaomi Mi 5 for a while with multiple rumors. We have also seen the leaked images and videos. The device is confirmed to have a Snapdragon 820 processor. But for the other features we are guessing a 5.2-inch QHD screen, 4 GB of RAM, a 16/20 MP rear camera, an 8/13 MP front shooter and a huge 3600 mAh battery.
Source: Hugo Barra Twitter.
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