Xiaomi confirms dual rear cameras for the Mi 5S, pricing rumored


After teasing high benchmark scores in the first teaser yesterday, Xiaomi has released a second teaser for the Mi 5S that confirms dual rear cameras for the smartphone. Earlier rumors said that it will feature a 16-megapixel cameras, so the secondary camera could have a smaller sensor like the Redmi Pro.


The Xiaomi Redmi Pro that was unveiled back in July has a 13-megapixel camera along with a 5-megapixel camera for achieving depth of field and real-time background blur.

Xiaomi Mi 5S rumored specifications

  • 5.15-inch (1920×1080 pixels) Full HD display, 95% of the NTSC color gamut, 650 nits brightness
  • 2.35GHz Quad-Core Snapdragon 821 64-bit processor with Adreno 530 GPU
  • 6GB / 4GB LPDDR4 RAM, 64GB, 128GB or 256GB internal storage
  • Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) with MIUI 8
  • Dual SIM (nano + nano)
  • 16-megapixel rear camera with dual-tone LED flash, f/1.8 aperture, PDAF, 4-axis OIS, 4K video recording, secondary rear camera
  • Ultrasonic fingerprint scanner, Infrared sensor
  • 4G LTE with VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac dual-band (MIMO), Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, NFC, USB Type-C
  • 3490mAh battery with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0


According to recent rumors, the Xiaomi Mi 5S is expected to be priced at 1999 yuan (US$ 299 / Rs. 20,040 approx.) for the 6GB RAM with 64GB variant. There are also rumors about a Mi 5S Plus variant with a 5.7-inch Quad HD screen, 6GB RAM and 256GB internal storage for 2999 yuan (US$ 449 / Rs. 30070 approx.).

[Update: According to a rumor, Xiaomi has supposedly confirmed that there will be no Mi 5S, so can we expect it to be called the Mi Note S?]

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