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Xiaomi’s New and Refreshed Look with Xiaomi Mi 5 Flagship Smartphone

‘Worth the wait’, By this statement CEO of Xiaomi (Chinese electronics company) Lei Jun has created a big eagerness of company’s upcoming smartphone. And now finally our eagerness is going to end as company is going to launch its best flagship smartphone in the first week of December.

Flagship device means the company’s very expensive and powerful product or the best selling product with advance technologies. The Xiaomi Mi 5 is coming with the price tag of $399.

Xiaomi Mi 5Display:

The handset has 5.3 inch IPS LCD display with the resolution of 1440 x 2560 pixels. The display is protected by the Gorilla Glass 4. The Xiaomi Mi 5 supports an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 Quad-core 2.2 GHz & quad-core 1.8 GHz processor. It also supports Adreno 530 CPU tipped with 4 GB of RAM. This display is truly incredible.


If you are looking for the handset with good amount of internal storage then you should definitely go through this phone as it provides 16 GB or 64 GB of inbuilt storage, but there is no card slot for expandable storage. The phone also have fingerprint sensor, which unlocks the handset by just tapping the sensor.


At photography front, the handset packs 16-megapixel rear camera with dual-LED flash at  5312 x 2988 pixels. The camera also features autofocus, optical image stabilization, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, panorama, and HDR (High Dynamic Range). You would have ability to capture videos at 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, and 720p@240fps. You can also capture selfies by the handset’s 6 megapixel front facing camera at 1080p.

OS, Battery, and Sound system:

Xiaomi Mi 5Xiaomi Mi 5 is running on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop operating system powered by a 3030mAh battery. This handset will get Android 6.0 Marshmallow very soon. The phone supports quick charging feature. You can charge your phone up to 60% in just 30 minutes. The sound system has 3.5 mm jack with one loudspeaker. The alert type sounds facilitates you with vibration as well as with WAV and MP3 ringtones.


The connectivity options includes Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot, Bluetooth v4.1, GPS (with A-GPS, GLONASS and BDS), NFS, FM Radio, and USB type-C. USB TYPE-C is a reversible plug used to connect USB device with USB cabling.

Sensors and Communication features:

Sensors on the device includes Fingerprint sensor, accelerometer sensor, gyro sensor, proximity sensor, compass sensor, and barometer sensor. Communication features on the phone includes SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, Push E-Mail, and IM. Xiaomi Mi 5 is available in only white color.



Display 5.3 inches; IPS LCD (2560 x 1440) display at 554 ppi
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 820, Quad-core 2.2 GHz & quad-core 1.8 GHz
Internal Storage 16 GB / 64 GB
Expandable Storage Not Available
Rear Camera 16 Mega pixel; autofocus, optical image stabilization, dual-LED flash
Front Camera 6 Mega pixel
Flash Yes
Operating System Android 5.1.1 Lollipop
Wi-fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth v 4.1
Battery 3030 mAh (Non-Removable)
Port Type USB TYPE-C

Good Things:

  • Full HD Display
  • High Quality Camera
  • Affordable Price

Bad Things:

  • Battery Life
  • Slow performance

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