As per the leaked render, the phone sports a physical home button at the center. If the leak is authentic, this will be the first Xiaomi device to have a physical home button and it is touted that the button will act as a fingerprint scanner. In addition to the render, the latest leak also provides information about the launch date of the phone. The Xiaomi Mi 5 is rumored to be announced on January 21 2016, while the actual launch is scheduled for sometime in February.
Previous rumors had suggested that the Mi 5 will feature an all metal design and sport a 5.2-inch Quad HD screen with 2.5D Gorilla Glass protection, Snapdragon 820 processor, 4GB RAM, 21-megapixel rear camera, 8-megapixel front-facing camera. The phone is also said to offer Force Touch feature.