Xiaomi Mi 5 with 4 GB RAM and 16 MP camera launched at MWC 2016

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Xiaomi has today launched its latest flagship smartphone, the Mi 5, at Mobile World Congress 2016.

Xiaomi Mi 5

The device comes with a 5.15-inch FHD screen, with a resolution of 1920x1080 pixels. It is accompanied by 2.5D curved glass and comes with Corning Gorilla Glass 4.

Mi 5 features 16 MP primary camera from Sony. It is accompanied with features like PDAF, STI pixel isolation technology, four-axis OIS, Spectra image processor, and dual-tone LED flash. The secondary camera is a 4 MP shooter.

The smartphone has a major difference from the traditional Mi design. It features a physical Home key with a built-in fingerprint scanner, much like the ones seen on Samsung Galaxy series of smartphones.

The device comes in three variants. Two of them are equipped with 3 GB RAM and either of 32 or 64 GB internal memory. The rear is made up of 3D glass, and the device weighs 129 g. The third one boasts of 4 GB RAM with 128 GB internal memory, along with black ceramic case, and is aptly named the Mi 5 Pro. It weighs 139 g.

The phone is equipped with a 64-bit quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor, and is coupled with Adreno 530 GPU. 
The smartphone comes equipped with MIUI 7 based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow.

The battery capacity is 3,000 mAh, and supports Qualcomm QuickCharge 3.0. It is a 4G LTE and VoLTE enabled device, with dual SIM support. Other connectivity options include WiFi, Bluetooth and NFC.

Xiaomi Mi 5 will come in three color options, viz. black, white and gold. It will be launched in China beginning next month, along with the recently launched Mi 4s. It will be subsequently launched later in other countries, including India.

The 3 GB/32 GB variant is priced at 1,999 Yuan ($305 approx.), while the 3 GB/64 GB variant will be sold for 2,299 Yuan ($350 approx.). The 4 GB/128 GB Mi 5 Pro is priced at 2,699 Yuan ($415 approx.).

Xiaomi Mi 5 specifications

Operating System: Android 6.0 (Marshmallow)
Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 quad-core
Memory: 3/4 GB RAM
Storage: 32/64/128 GB internal
Display: 5.15 inch FHD
Resolution (pixels): 1920x1080
Primary camera: 16 megapixel
Secondary camera: 4 megapixel
Battery: 3,000 mAh
Dimensions (WidthxHeightxDepth): 69.2x144.6x7.25 mm
Weight: 129/139 g
Price: 1,999 Yuan ($305 approx.) for 3/32 GB variant; 2,299 Yuan ($350 approx.) for 3/64 GB variant; and 2,699 Yuan ($415 approx.) for 4/128 GB variant


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