Xiaomi Mi 5 to be announced on February 24

Xiaomi Mi 5 rumors, leaks and renders have been surfacing for a long time since past few months. Now, the Chinese smartphone maker has finally confirmed an announcement date of the upcoming flagship.

Xiaomi Mi 5 leak

Xiaomi Senior VP Liwan Jiang has revealed on Weibo that the Xiaomi Mi 5 will be unveiled on February 24. Besides confirming earlier this month that the Mi 5 will be unveiled in February, Jiang also stated that the phone has entered mass production and will have enough stock at the time of the release. The company is hosting a Spring conference on February 24, where it will make the Mi 5 official. It is also tipped that the phone could have a premium version that will have all metal design with a 1440p screen.

Xiaomi Mi 5 rumored specifications

  • 5.2-inch (2560×1440 pixels) or (1920×1080 pixels) display
  • Snapdragon 820 64-bit Quad-Core SoC with Adreno 530 GPU
  • 3GB RAM with 32GB storage, 4GB RAM with 64GB storage
  • Android 6.0 Marshmallow with MIUI 7
  • 16-megapixel rear camera with dual-tone LED flash
  • 8-megapixel or 13-megapixel front-facing camera
  • Fingerprint scanner
  • 3,030mAh non-removable battery

[Update: The event takes place at China National Convention Center on 24 February and starts at 14:00 China time (11:00 AM IST)]


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