Xiaomi Mi 5 announced: Snapdragon 820, up to 128GB Flash
Xiaomi has announced their new flagship and it packs the best design materials and internals you can find today.
The Xiaomi Mi 5 sports a 5.15-inch full HD display. It’s powered by the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor with either 3GB of 4GB of LPDDR4 RAM. Storage-wise, you can opt for up to 128GB of onboard flash storage. According to Xiaomi, it can reach a benchmark score of 142,084 on Antutu v6.0.4.
It’s 16-megapixel rear camera has a 4-axis optical image stabilization but with no camera bump. As mentioned during the launch, the design of the Mi 5 is inherited from the Mi Note flagship from last year with a 3D-curved edge glass or ceramic back (microcrystalline nano-ceramic zirconia) and metallic frame.
Xiaomi Mi 5 specifications:
5.15-inch full HD display @ 1920 x 1080 pixels, 428ppi
Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 quad-core processor
Adreno 530 GPU
3GB / 4GB LPDDR4 RAM
32GB / 128GB UFS 2.0 internal storage
16-megapixel Sony IMX298 PDAF rear camera w/ dual-LED flash, 4-axis OIS
8-megapixel front camera
4G+ LTE Cat12, up to 600Mbps
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
GPS w/ A-GPS, GLONASS
3000mAh battery w/ Quick Charge 3.0
Android 6.0 Marshmallow w/ MIUI 7
144.54 x 69.20 x 7.24 mm
Black, White, Gold
Pricing depends on the configuration you’re getting:
3GB and 32GB — RMB 1999 or around Php14,500
3GB and 64GB — RMB 2299 or around Php16,800
4GB and 128GB — RMB 2699 or around Php19,700
The highest configuration with 4GB RAM, 128GB of storage and a 3D ceramic back cover is labeled as the Mi 5 Pro.
Availability will start in China by March 1 while international availability is yet to be announced.