A while ago only a limited quantity of Chinese technology fans were familiar with Xiaomi Company. The situation is drastically different now. The company has incredibly upscaled. It holds the 1st place in China in cell phones sales and can be compared with such giants as Apple and Samsung.
The company has bet on the quality and performance and won. Powerful and stylish, Xiaomi smartphones managed to make impossible possible – significantly pushed iPhone on Asian markets, gaining the nickname "Chinese Apple".
Simplicity and comfort – these are the core concepts that the design of the smartphone is based on. Nevertheless stylish and functional design is not the only feature that Xaiomi Mi5 can be proud of.
As soon as you take it in your hand you realize why it is so different from the closest competitors.
Top quality materials, extreme accuracy of assembly – all these allows to enjoy the everyday use of Xiaomi Mi5.
The smartphone is based on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 platform that includes 64-bit octacore processor and graphics sub-system Adreno 530 with 650 MHz processor.
Coupled with 4Gb of operational memory, this platform demonstrates top notch results both in synthetic tests and real applications. Nowadays you can hardly find an App that will feel lack of performance of this smartphone.
The smartphone is equipped with 5” IPS LCD screen with 1920x1080 dpi resolution. Xiaomi Mi5 uses hard scratch resistant protection glass with oleophobic finishing.
Special antiglare cover makes it possible to use it comfortably even under the open sun, while sensitive screen sensor allows to control the device without taking off gloves.
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The main camera has 16Mpx resolution and allows to take 5312х2988 pix pictures. It is constructed with the combination of 6 different lenses. Outstanding technical characteristics combined with autofocus and optical stabilization functions allow to make excellent quality photos and videos.
The front camera is formed with 5 lenses. Its resolution is 6Mpx.
The smartphone is equipped with Li-Pol (Lithium-Polymer) battery. 3000 mAh capacity allows to enjoy the phone for a long time even while intensive use.
Qualcomm Quick Charge technology makes charging the smartphone far more effective. It can be half charged in only 25 minutes.
|Supported network standards||GSM, EDGE, UMTS, HSPA, HSPA+, DC-HSPA+, LTE|
|Operational system||Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop)|
|Dual SIM-card support||No|
|Number of colors||16M|
|Screen resolution||1920x1080 px|
|Using in gloves||Yes|
|Platform||Qualcomm Snapdragon 820|
|CPU frequency||Quad-core 2.15 GHz or quad-core 1.8 GHz|
|Number of cores||4|
|Graphics accelerator||Adreno 530|
|Operational memory||4 GB|
|Internal memory||32 or 64 GB|
|Memory card slot||No|
|Max shot resolution||5312x2988|
|Video||2160p@30 fps, 1080p@60 fps, 720p@240 fps|
|Front camera||6 MP|
|Supported audio formats||MP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC|
|GPS (with A-GPS support)||Yes|
|Bluetooth||Yes, v. 4.1, A2DP|
|Wi-Fi||802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n, 802.11a, 802.11ac|
|Audio port||jack 3.5 mm|
|Battery capacity||3000 mAh|
Dimensions and Weight
|Dimensions||69.2 x 144.55 x 7.25 mm.|
Xiaomi Mi5 will become the first Xiaomi’s smartphone that will be officially presented in USA and Europe (before that all Xiaomi phones were sold only in China). No wonder that direct supply of Mi5 smartphones will allow to significantly decrease their cost and therefore the price.
Xiaomi has unveiled the price of Xiaomi Mi5 and Xiaomi Mi5 Pro during press conference at MWC-2016 in Barselona. It will cost 1999 and 2699 yuan accordingly, which is equal to 305 and 415 USD. But we need to take in account that chinese prices already include 17% tax fee.
Xiaomi Mi5 и Mi5 Pro sales start at 1 March 2016 in China. VP of the company Hugo Barra told that the phone will be available at Asian region in the first head. And only after that it a users from USA and Europe will be able to purchase it.