The leaked images show off the front and back of the smartphone. The front appears to have a 2.5 D glass while the back is similar to what we have on the Mi Note. There seem to be no capacitive touch keys at the bottom, but just  a slim capsule-like, fingerprint reader that also appears to be a home button.


Following are the key specifications of the device:

  • Xiaomi Mi 5 will sport a 5.5 Quad HD display (2560 x 1440 pixels) sporting a pixel density of 515 ppi.  
  • On the software front, Xiaomi Mi 5 will run on Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop)
  • The smartphone will sport a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 chipset clocked at 2.5GHz,
  • The phone will be clubbed with 4GB of RAM.
  • The smartphone is expected to go on sale in three variants, 16GB, 64GB and 128GB; and none of them sport an SD card slot.
  • The Xiaomi Mi 5 will have 20MP camera on the back and an 8MP unit up front for selfies.
  • The device unlike its predecessor will support 4G bands and will be powered by a 3,800 mAh battery.



The pricing of the Mi 5 to expected to be around the Rs 40,000 and may turn out to be the first device to sport to Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 chipset.