The company Xiaomi has officially unveiled its new flagship smartphone Xiaomi Mi 5. The novelty differs from its predecessor in appearance and in its design, metal frame and curved 3D panel is made of Zirconia ceramic, which is 75% more expensive than traditional glass and has high hardness 8 on the Mohs scale.
Xiaomi Mi 5 will offer users 5,15-inch display with a resolution of 1920×1080 pixels, very thin frame around the display and energy-efficient system of LED backlighting with high brightness of 600 nits. The device has a 16-megapixel camera with sensor Sony IMX298, chetyrehluchevoy optical image stabilization, phase autofocus and DTI technology that improves image quality. The front module is limited to 4 megapixels. Capacity built-in non-removable battery is 3000 mAh, the claimed technology support fast charging Quick Charge 3.0. The phone supports LTE networks up to 600 Mbps and equipped with a USB port-C.
For the performance of the device meets the hardware platform Snapdragon 820 with graphic accelerator Adreno 530 and the X12 LTE modem. And in Xiaomi said that the new chipset differs twice the performance and 50% lower power consumption. The company first used a mechanical home key with integrated fingerprint scanner.
Xiaomi Mi 5 will come in two versions, one of which will receive 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of flash memory, and the second will boast 4 GB of RAM and 128 GB of internal memory. During the presentation of the Xiaomi Mi 5 device demonstrated the result in 142 084 points in AnTuTu. The smartphone is quite light – 129 g and its dimensions were at the level of 144,55 x 69,2 x 7,25 mm.
The operating system Xiaomi Mi 5 supports Android 6.0 Marshmallow with a proprietary MIUI on top 7. The device will come in three configurations: with 3 GB of RAM, 32 GB of flash memory and a 1.8 GHz processor will cost $306, the model with 3 GB RAM, 64 GB of flash memory and 2.15-gigahertz processor – at $352, and the top model with 4GB of RAM and drive 128 GB memory and 2.15 GHz chip will cost $413. Sales of the Xiaomi Mi 5 will start next month.