Top 7 things to know about the Xiaomi Mi5

It has been nearly two years since Xiaomi launched their flagship smartphone, the Mi4, and since then many have been waiting for their new flagship smartphone, which is the new upcoming Mi5, according to reports Xiaomi might launch their new flagship device by next month. It was back in December when few images of Mi5 were leaked and since then many have been waiting for the device to get launched, fast forward the Xiaomi unveiled their new flagship device at MWC 2016, and hopefully the device will be coming in the Indian market in April. Now with that being said, Xiaomi will be launching 3 variants of the Mi5. So, in this post, we are going to share the top 7 things which you should know about the upcoming Xiaomi Mi5.

Top 7 things to know about the Xiaomi Mi5

So, here are the top 7 things which you must know about the new Xiaomi Mi5-

1.Fingerprint Sensor

Xiaomi finally added a fingerprint sensor in the Mi5, which has been placed underneath the home button, when it comes to performance, the fingerprint sensor seems to works pretty well and unlocks the device within 1 second.


The Mi5 packs the latest and powerful Snapdragon 820 Quad-core processor, coupled with 3/4 GB of RAM, for gaming the device is gets a powerful Adreno 530 GPU, so when it comes to performance, this is a beast which can handle everything heavy multi-tasking and gaming. The Mi5 will be launched in two variants, the lower 32 GB variant will have 3 GB of RAM, and the higher 64 GB variant will have 4 GB of RAM.


Coming to the camera section, the Mi5 sports a 16 MP rear facing camera, which is getting supported by a dual-tone LED flash, whereas, the front there is a 4 MP camera, the rear camera also has the ability to shoot 4K videos, now coming to the quality, both the rear and the front does a pretty good job and images comes out with very good amount detailing.

4.Fast charging

The upcoming Mi5 features a Type-C 1.0 port, as a result, it comes with Qualcomm quick charging support, which enables you to charge the device from 0-60 % within 20-30 mins.

5.Software and UI

Another good news is that Xiaomi’s upcoming flagship smartphone runs on the latest Android v6.0(Marshmallow) and on top of it, the device runs on Xiaomi’s custom skin MIUI 7, which now offers more customization, tweaks, and theme support.


The Mi5 features a 5.15 inch IPS grade 1080p display, offering a resolution of (1440×1920 p), the display also gets a Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection, another thing to notice about the display is the thin bezels which give the display a stunning look.


For gaming, the device houses an Adreno 530 GPU, so whether it’s a heavy game or moderate game, the device easily handles it without exhibiting any kind of lags or shutters. Another impressive about the device is that the device doesn’t exhibit any kind of heating issues even after when you play games for a long duration.


Device name Mi5
Company Xiaomi
Release Date Exp April 2016
Sim Dual-sim
Sim-Type Nano
Weight 129 g
Dimension 5.69×2.72×0.29 inches
Colors available in Black,White,Ceramic & Gold
Screen Size 5.15 inch
Display Type IPS LCD
Resolution 1440×1920 pixels
Pixel density ~ 428 ppi
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 4
O.S & Hardware
O.S Android v6.0(Marshmallow)
Custom UI MIUI 7
Processor Quad-core 1.8/2.1 GHz
Chipset Snapdragon 820
GPU Adreno 530
RAM 3/4 GB
Internal memory 32/64/128 GB
micro-SD slot No
Proximity Yes
Accelerometer Yes
Gyroscope Yes
Compass Yes
Fingerprint Yes
Barometer Yes
Primary Camera 16 MP
Resolution 4128×3096 pixels
Secondary Camera 4 MP
Video 4K recording at 2160p @30fps
Features dual-tone LED flash,panorama,touch focus,
face/smile detection,OIS
Wi-Fi Yes
Bluetooth v 4.2
3G Yes
4G Yes
USB Type-C 1.0
Audio Jack Yes,3.5 mm stereo audio jack
Loud Speaker Yes
Capacity 3000 mAh (Li-Po)
Removable No
Talk Time NA
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