The Mi 5 from Xiaomi is a follow-up to the Mi 4. The Mi 5 was launched during a special event on February 24th in Beijing. The Mi 5 includes a nice set of features, with a 5.15-inch Full HD IPS display, all-metal body, the Snapdragon 820 SoC, 4GB of RAM and various storage options.
Xiamoi Mi 5 Specs
|Display||5.15-inch Full HD IPS display | Max. brightness of 600 nits|
|SoC||Snapdragon 820 | Adreno 530|
|RAM||4GB of LPDDR4 RAM|
|Storage||32GB/64GB/128GB UFS 2.0 flash storage|
|Camera||16MP camera with 4-axis OIS and dual-LED flash|
|Connectivity||Category 12 LTE, Wi-Fi ac, NFC|
|Software||MIUI 7 with Android 6.0|
|Battery||3000mAh battery with QUick Charge 3.0|
Xiaomi is going with UFS 2.0 storage, which is what Samsung used last year with the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge. The Mi 5 offers 4G+ (LTE Advanced) delivered via a Qualcomm Category 12 LTE modem. The phone weighs 129g and has a thickness of 7.25mm despite housing a 3000mAh battery.
The Mi 5 is the first in the world to offer Sony's IMX298 imaging sensor, which is a 16MP offering with PDAF and DTI (Deep Trench Isolation) pixel-to-pixel isolation, which leads to better photorealism.