The smartphone will be available in three different versions - standard edition featuring 3GB LPDD4 RAM and 32GB inbuilt storage priced at CNY 1,999 (approximately Rs 21,000); high version featuring 3GB LPDD4 RAM and 64GB storage priced at CNY 2,299 (approximately Rs 24,000), and exclusive edition featuring 4GB LPDD4 RAM and 128GB storage priced at CNY 2,999 (approximately Rs 31,500).

Following are the specifications of the device:

  • The dual-SIM (Nano+Nano) Xiaomi Mi 5 features a 5.15-inch full-HD (1080x1920 pixels) with curved 3D Ceramic glass, and a pixel density of 428ppi.
  •  It is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor coupled with Adreno 530 GPU.
  • It sports a 16-megapixel Sony IMX298 camera sensor with PDAF (phase detection autofocus) and LED flash.
  • The rear camera also sports 4-axis OIS (optical image stabilisation) and sapphire glass protection lens.
  • The smartphone supports 4K video recording. It also sports a 4-megapixel front camera, with 2 micron pixels. Both cameras feature an f/2.0 resolution.
  • It measures 144.5x69.2x7.25mm and weighs 129 grams.
  • The Mi 5 packs a 3000mAh battery and supports Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0.
  • The company says that the Quick Charge 3.0 is 20 percent faster than its predecessor, the Quick Charge 2.0.
  • Connectivity options include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/ac, 4G, Bluetooth 4.2, Glonass, and NFC.

Like Xiaomi Mi 4S, the Mi 5 will also go on sale in China starting March 1. Unfortunately, the company has not detailed any availability details for markets outside China. It comes in Black, White, Gold and Rose colours.