The latest gadget will be available in the first flash sales via The company during the launch had also said that the flash sale will be held thrice on the same day (11am, 2pm, and 5pm respectively).

The recently launched Redmi Note 3 smartphone, and the 20000mAh Mi Power Bank, will go on sale at the same times. The Mi Fan Festival will see several other products go on sale for the first time (such as the Mi In-Ear Headphones Pro, LED Light Enhanced Blue, and Mi USB Cable 120cm).

Getting back to the Xiaomi Mi 5, we bring you some of 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-Ultrapixel front camera, with 2-micron pixels. Both cameras feature an f/2.0 aperture.
  • 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.
  • Also onboard is a USB Type-C port. Connectivity options include VoLTE support, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/ac, 4G, Bluetooth 4.2, Glonass, and NFC.