The Xiaomi Mi 5S is packed with a 5.15-inch Full HD display with the curved 2.5D glass on the outside, a Snapdragon 821 processor (2×2.4 GHz Kryo & 2×2.0 GHz Kryo) paired with am Adreno 530 GPU and 3GB RAM + 64GB ROM or 4GB RAM + 128GB ROM, a 3200mAh Li-ion non-removable battery, a 12MP camera, MIUI8 based on Android 6.0. The phone also supports Mi-Pay. As for the advanced model, the Xiaomi Mi 5S Plus sports almost the same features but it comes with a 5.7-inch 1080p display and 3800mAh battery.The dual-camera comes at 13MP lens.
The selling points of both models are almost the same, but the Xiaomi MI 5S is the first under glass fingerprint scanner handsets launched ever. Unfortunately, we can’t say the same thing about the CPU, as there are other devices carrying the Snapdragon 821 SoC under the hood.
However, the pricing can play a significant role as well. The Xiaomi Mi 5S comes at 1999 yuan ($259) and 2299 yuan ($345) for the 3GB RAM + 64GB ROM and 4GB RAM + 128GB ROM models, respectively, while its sibling will be available for 2299 Yuan ($345) and 2599 Yuan ($390) for the 4GB RAM + 64GB ROM and 6GB RAM + 128GB ROM models, respectively. Both models will be available at retailers on September 29, and you can pick up any color you want from the offered range: silver, gray, gold, rose gold for the Xiaomi Mi 5S and gold, silver and rose gold for the Xiaomi Mi 5S Plus.
Now when you know everything about these impressive handsets, it’s time to look at their real photos to understand how amazing they are, and why they are said to be capable of competing with any top brand smartphone.