MWC 2016: Xiaomi Mi 5 goes official

Shortly after the announcement of the Mi 4S, Xiaomi unveiled the new Mi 5. For the first time, the Mi 5 comes with a dedicated home button, which also doubled up as a fingerprint sensor.

Xiaomi Mi 5_1

Just like the Mi Note, the Mi 5 now comes with 3D ceramic/glass body on the back. It sports a 5.15-inch Full HD 16 LED light display and the device looks almost no side bezels.

Xiaomi Mi 5_2

Camera wise, the Mi 5 has a 16 MP camera with f/2.0 aperture, PDAF and 4-axis OIS. On the front, we have the same 4 MP UltraPixel camera like the Mi Note.

Xiaomi Mi 5_3

The Xiaomi Mi 5 comes with a few different configurations. The standard version has 32/64 GB internal storage with 3 GB of RAM and 3D glass back cover, while the Pro version will have 128 GB internal storage with 4 GB of RAM and 3D ceramic back cover. All are powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor, but the 32 GB version has a slower clocked speed.

The Mi 5 is running on MIUI 7 based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow. There’s no news on the launch date and pricing in Malaysia.