Xiaomi, the pioneer of budget smartphones released the much awaited flagship, the Mi5 at MWC, which was held in Barcelona, Spain.LG’s G5 may have surely hogged the limelight, but when it comes to appeal , Xiaomi’s Mi5 was the killer.
Both, the Mi5 Pro and the 64GB version will come with a Snapdragon 820 processor which can clock speeds up to 2.15GhzHowever, the 32GB version of Mi5 can clock only 1.8Ghz and comes with 3GB RAM. All the three varients are powered by a 3000 mAh battery.
The Mi5 features a 5.15 inch IPS display with a pixel density of 428ppi, thus helping you save some extra juice.The rumour that the Mi5 might come with a improved 2k resolution has been put to rest, thanks to Xiaomi sticking to the FULL HD screen. All three varients of the Mi5 will have the same screen size and display.
Coming to the camera, the Xiaomi Mi5 sports a 4MP UltraPixel Camera, similar to the Mi Note on the front.On the rear is a sturdy 16MP shooter with f/2.0 aperture and 4 axis optical image stabilization. It has a
On the software front, it comes with Android Marshmallow 6.0, along with Xiaomi’s forked version of Android, the MiUi.
Even though, Xiaomi have made us wait for an awefully long period, it was worth! The Fingerprint scanner and NFC are worthy additions, thus enhancing the overall user experience. Overall, the Mi5 is a killer budget smartphone that has looks to drool you, specs to tame you and a camera to shoot you! The flagship is expected to compete with the likes of S7, LG’s G5 and the upcoming iPhone.