Xiaomi’s Mi 5 smartphone will be launching on the 4th in India. The 3GB RAM + 32GB storage variant is priced at Rs 24,999. With the launch, India has become one of the first markets to get the Xiaomi Mi 5 outside China.
Xiaomi Mi Protection plans for indians that Rs 499 will safeguard against accidental damage for a year as well. In addition to this 20000mAh power banks will also be available via the company website, without registrations.
In terms of specifications, the Xiaomi Mi 5 borrows a lot of elements from its Mi Note series phones. It sports a 5.15-inch Full HD display with a pixel density of 428ppi. It is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 chipset with the custom Kryo cores in a quad-core set
up. Handling the graphics will be the Adreno 530 GPU. It also includes a front-facing fingerprint scanner. The smartphone sports a 16MP Sony IMX298 camera sensor with PDAF (phase detection autofocus) and LED flash, while the front-facing unit is a 4MP 2-micron sensor, with 2-micron pixels. Both cameras feature an f/2.0 aperture as well.
On the connectivity front, the device includes VoLTE support, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/ac, 4G, Bluetooth 4.2, GLONASS, and NFC. A 3000mAh battery completes the package.