Xiaomi Mi 5 launched with 4GB RAM, Snapdragon 820 CPU, 3D ceramic body
The wait is over! Xiaomi launched its latest flagship Mi 5 at the MWC 2016. The Xiaomi Mi 5 launched with stunning features at killer price. The Xiaomi Mi 5 launch event was held in conjunction with Qualcomm. The device will be available in three color variants: gold, black and white. The Xiaomi Mi 5 is the third flagship which was launched in MWC 2016. It will be available in three versions: 32GB, 64GB and 128GB. The 32GB and 64 GB version will have 3GB LPDDR4 RAM and 3D glass back panel. While the 128GB version will have 4GB LPDDR4 RAM with 3D ceramic body.
The Xiaomi Mi 5 launched with a 5.15 inch Full HD 1080p display with a 16 LED light backlight technology which gives a brighter picture (600 nits). The display is 17% more power efficient. The device has a physical home button with a fingerprint sensor. The Xiaomi Mi 5 is powered by latest 64bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 CPU. The standard RAM is 3GB and internal storage is 32 GB. The CPU speed, RAM and internal storage is varies between all three variants. The device is only 7.25 mm slim and weighs just 129 grams. Global vice president of Xiaomi, Hugo Barra stated at Xiaomi Mi 5 launch event:
The high-grade zirconia ceramic body will be hard to crack. Ceramic is 75 percent more expense than high grade glass and feels much better, almost like jade or marble.
The Xiaomi Mi 5 launched with a 16MP rear camera with Sony IMX298 sensor, PDAF and DTI technology. It is the first smartphone camera which has 4 axis OIS. It can shoots 4K videos and includes optical image stabilization (OIS). At the front, the smartphone includes a 4MP camera with 2 micro-meter based sensor for selfie lovers. Front camera comes with large pixels for better low light pictures. The device has 3000mAh battery with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 support. According to company you can get 0 to 80% charge in under a hour.
In terms of connectivity, the device supports 4G+ (up to 600mbps) and VoLTE network. Other feature includes NFC, Bluetooth 4.2, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA etc. The device has all standard sensors with fingerprint. All 3 variants of device will run on latest Android 6.0 Marshmallow. It is the first Xiaomi device to get Android M with MIUI 7. The device will available to buy from March 1, 2016.
— Mi (@xiaomi) February 24, 2016
Xiaomi Mi 5 32GB model for CNY 1,999 (Approx. Rs. 21,000)
Snapdragon 820 @ 1.83GHz, 3GB RAM, 32GB storage with a 3D glass back.
Xiaomi Mi 5 64GB model for CNY2,299 (Approx. Rs. 24,100)
Snapdragon 820 @ 2.15GHz, 3GB RAM, 64GB storage with a 3D glass back.
Xiaomi Mi 5 PRO for CNY2,699 (Approx. Rs. 28,300)
Snapdragon 820 @ 2.15GHz, 4GB RAM, 64GB storage with a 3D ceramic back.