Xiaomi Mi 5 Spotted in Leaked Video

Xiaomi’s upcoming Mi 5 flagship smartphone has been leaked in a bunch of press renders showing various colour variants of the handset. Additionally, the yet-to-be-announced Mi 5 smartphone has surfaced in a video purportedly showing the handset in its full glory.

In the new press renders, the Mi 5 is seen in four different colours including Black, Gold, Pink, and White. As leaked previously, the Mi 5 can be seen featuring a 2.5D curved glass display and 3D glass covering the back panel. The slim oval-shaped home button is also seen in the new press renders and has been said to double up as the fingerprint sensor, which is claimed to be the smallest and faster sensor in the market. The bunch of leaked press renders claimed to be of the Xiaomi Mi 5 comes courtesy a user on Weibo, which is the Chinese equivalent of Twitter.


A separate video leak claimed to show the Mi 5 smartphone has also surfaced on the Internet. The video posted on Weibo shows the handset’s front panel in its full glory. In the 27-seconds video, the Mi 5 can be seen placed on a wooden dock and a user is seen briefly browsing the handset’s interface.

Based on previous leaks, the Mi 5 features a 5.2-inch display with either full-HD or QHD resolution and will be powered by a Snapdragon 820 SoC. The handset is said to come in two RAM and storage versions – 3GB of RAM with 32GB inbuilt storage, and 4GB of RAM with 64GB storage. On the camera front, the Mi 5 is rumoured to pack a 16-megapixel rear camera and a 13-megapixel front-facing camera. It is also supposed to be backed by a 3600mAh battery with Quick Charge 3.0 tech. The handset is said to run MIUI 7 based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow.

For pricing, the 32GB inbuilt storage and 3GB RAM version has been said to be priced at CNY 1,999 (roughly Rs. 20,300), the 64GB inbuilt storage and 4GB RAM priced at CNY 2,299 (roughly Rs. 23,400). An earlier report claimed that Xiaomi may not launch its Mi 5 until April 2016.