Xiaomi Mi5 in White
Xiaomi Mi5

The long-awaited smartphone from Xiaomi, Mi 5 is now again in rumours. Citing new reports, the handset is likely to be launched on February 20 in two variants at the home market, China.

Just after Xiaomi’s co-founder and senior VP Liwan Jiang’s announcement that Xiaomi Mi5 will be launched in February, a post on Weibo claims that the smartphone will be debuted in China after the country’s new year that begins on February 8.

Moreover, a report published by a tech blog, Android Headlines reveals that the Xiaomi Mi5 smartphone will be unveiled in two models that would differ from each other with 2.5D glass shield protecting the FHD display and back panel of one of the handset, while the other top-end variant flaunts a full metal body with QHD i.e. 2560×1440 pixels of resolution.

In addition, it is said that both of them will feature same size, 5.2-inch of display. However, they also differ in terms of RAM and internal storage. The full-HD display based phone is likely to sport a 3GB of RAM coupled with 32GB of internal storage, while, the high-end model will boast 64GB of storage capacity delivering 4GB of primary memory. Both the variants will be running on Android 6.0 Marshmallow-based MIUI powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor.

On photography front, each Xiaomi Mi5 variants are about to come with a 16-megapixel of primary image snapping tool at the back with LED flash, while, they house an onboard 13-megapixel of selfie shooter at the front. The handsets will be fueled with a 3600 mAh of battery featured with Quick Charge v3.0 technology.

It has also been confirmed that the Mi5 handset will be packed with a fingerprint sensor in the home button like latest Apple iPhones, however, it is yet to be ascertained whether it will be powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon Sense ID 3D fingerprint technology like LeTV Le Max Pro or some other security system.

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Leaked Tech Specs for Xiaomi Mi5

 Display 5.2-inch display, FHD/QHD
 Camera 16MP rear and 13MP front-facing camera
 Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor
 RAM 3 GB/ 4 GB
 OS Android 6.0 Marshmallow-based MIUI
 Battery 3600 mAh
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