Xiaomi Mi 5-1

Xiaomi Mi 5


Xiaomi Mi 5





  • Premium Feel.
  • Sleek Design.
  • Impressive Camera.
  • Powerful Processor.
  • Good Price.


  • Non-Removable Battery.
  • No SD Card Slot.

Soon after few years of announcing Mi 4S, the Chinese smartphone giant, has unveiled Xiaomi Mi 5 at MWC 2016. The much-awaited flagship phone has finally been launched. Let’s have a close look at its features:

Xiaomi Mi 5-2Design

The device is smooth and looks and feels premium. It is really light with 129g and is thin at 7.25mm. There’s a notable little bezel around the screen. The curved edges along with a glass finish give it a unique look. Xiaomi Mi 5 comes with a 5.1-inch display with 1920 * 1080 pixels resolution. The smartphone has an excellent screen-to-body ratio. The phone is locking a 16 LED light display which is ultra bright and power-efficient.


The Mi 5 is powered by Qualcomm’s latest processor, Snapdragon 820. It will be available in 2 variants: 3GB RAM with 32GB internal storage and 4GB RAM with 64GB internal storage. Expandable storage is not there. It runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow-based MIUI 7.

Camera and Battery

The Mi 5 sports a 16MP camera on the rear with 4-axis optical image stabilization, phase detection autofocus and LED flash. It includes a Sony IMX298 sensor and a Sapphire glass lens. The phone includes a 4MP camera on the front. Xiaomi Mi 5 is backed by a 3,000mAh battery which is non-removable. It supports Qualcomm’s next-generation Quick Charge 3.0 technology that can charge 80-90 percent in one hour.

Price and Availability

Mi 5 pricing starts at $262/- (around ₹18,000/-) for the base 32GB/3GB RAM with 3D glass body variant while the $354/- (around ₹25,000/-). It will be available in China from 1st March and will be available to buy globally including India in days to come.

Xiaomi Mi 5-3A Quick Look at Xiaomi Mi 5:

Specifications Details
Display 5.15-inch
Resolution 1920 * 1080 pixels
Dimensions 144.55 * 69.2 * 7.25 mm
Weight 129g
Processor Snapdragon 820 64-bit processor
OS Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Internal Storage 32GB/64GB
Camera Rear Camera: 16 MP

Front Camera: 4 MP

Battery 3,000mAh
Price Mi 5 pricing starts at $262/- (around ₹18,000/-)

Mi 5 Pro costs $354/- (around ₹25,000/-)

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Are you also impressed with top of the line specifications and great features of Xiaomi Mi 5? Let us know your thoughts in the comments!

Xiaomi Mi 5-4Here is the official video for Xiaomi Mi 5 specification description from http://en.miui.com/forum.php :


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