Earlier this month, at the Redmi Note 3 launch, Hugo Barra, vice president Xiaomi Global announced that the flagship Mi 5 smartphone will be launched in India in April. Keeping to his promise of launching the Mi 5 within a month, the Chinese manufacturer has now sent out media invites for the Mi 5 launch.
Scheduled to be launched on March 31, the smartphone was first showcased at the Mobile World Congress 2016.
Talking about the specifications, the Xiaomi Mi 5 flaunts a 5.15-inch full HD display with 1920×1080 pixels resolution. The handset runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system and is powered by a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor. The device offers 3GB/4GB of RAM and 32GB/64GB/128GB of internal storage.
The smartphone comes with dual sim functionality and also incorporates a fingerprint and infrared sensor. For photography, the handset comes equipped with a 16MP rear camera with dual tone LED flash and a 4MP front snapper.
The connectivity options of the device include 4G, LTE, 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, NFC, USB Type C and packs a 3,000 mAh battery with Qualcomm Quick Charge support.
Recently, Xiaomi launched the budget smartphone Redmi Note 3 with a price tag of Rs 9,999. The smartphone features a 5.5-inch full HD display with 1080×1920 pixels resolution. It is powered by a hexa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 processor paired with 2GB/3GB of RAM. The internal storage of the handset stands at 16GB/32GB. It comes with hybrid dual sim + microSD card slot and runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop operating system.