Xiaomi Mi 5S

Xiaomi has launched their new flagship models Mi 5s and Mi 5s Plus, in the recent event held in Beijing on Tuesday. These are much-anticipated smartphones by the Xiaomi lovers and other users since a long time to get released. So it’s the end of the leaks and rumors of these two smartphones of Xiaomi.

Xiaomi Mi 5S is the smartphone that comes with the metal unibody design. These latest Xiaomi smartphones are sported with the Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 821 SoC. Another Variant from Xiaomi unveiled during the launch is Mi 5S Plus.

Let us walk through the specifications of the each smartphone and the features of it.

Xiaomi Mi 5S Specifications and features:

Xiaomi Mi 5S is the latest flagship smartphone from the Xiaomi which comes in 5.15-inch Full HD display 1080p curved glass display. The display resolution is with 600 nits brightness, 94.4% NTSC color gamut, 1500:1 contrast ratio. The dimensions of the phone are 145.6x 70.3x 8.25 mm, and this weighs about 145 grams which are light in weight to carry.

Xiaomi Mi 5S Display

This phone is sported with the Quad-Core Snapdragon 821 chipset with 64-bit processor with Adreno 530 GPU. Mi 5S runs on the Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) which comes pre-installed on the device along with the MIUI 8. The company is coming up with the bunch of new technologies this time.

Coming to the storage segment the phone comes with two variants 3GB with the LPDDR4 RAM and 64GB as the internal Storage. Another variant comes with 4GB of RAM with 128GB as the internal storage.

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Similar to the Apple iPhone’s feature, there is a pressure-sensitive display which is leveraging the Synaptics touch drivers and act according to the lighter touch or, the harder touch on the display glass. Then it will show up the things and content previews according to it. So far, this feature is only available on the Apple iPhones only and now it is going to get on some other handsets.

Xiaomi Mi 5S Fingerprint Sensor

The phone has the Dual-SIM where both are Nano SIMs. The camera is sported with the 12MP rear camera with dual-tone LED flash. It has the aperture with f/2.0 along with the Sony IMX378 1/2.3-inch sensor. It is capable of recording the 4K video, and the Slo-mo videos can be recorded at 720 P with 120 FPS. The front facing camera comes with 4 Mega Pixel with f/2.0 aperture. It is having 80-degree wide-angle lens and 1080 p video recording.

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The Qualcomm’s Sense ID ultrasonic fingerprint sensor technology is on this Mi 5S and recognizes fingertips infraction of the second. The technology included in this phone uses the ultrasonic waves to get the maximum detailed map of your fingerprint. These are commonly used in the Planar Touch scanners which are good for the security. It recognizes the details of your finger even it is wet, oily or dirty.

This supports the 4G VoLTE network support, and the other connecting features are Wi-Fi 802.11ac with dual-band, Bluetooth 4.2, USB Type-C, NFC, and GLONASS.

Specifications Overview

  • Display                 :    5.15-inch
  • Processor             :    Quad-Core Snapdragon 821 64-Bit
  • RAM                     :    3GB LPDDR4 RAM/ 4GB LPDDR4 RAM
  • Internal Storage   :    64GB/ 128GB
  • Camera                :    12MP Rear and 4 MP Front.
  • SIM                      :    Dual (Nano + Nano)
  • Battery                 :    3200mAh
  • Connectivity          :    4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, USB Type-C.

Xiaomi Mi 5S is available in Dark Gray and Golden colors with the glossy brushed metal finish. The other variant comes with Silver and Rose Gold colors with the frosted matte finish.

Xiaomi Mi 5S

Xiaomi Mi 5S variant with 3GB RAM with 64GB has priced 1999 yuan which is US$ 299 and Rs. 19,920 approx. in Indian currency. The 4GB variant with 128GB as internal storage comes is priced about 2299 yuan which is US$ 344 and Rs. 22,910 approx. The sale will go live starting from September 29, 2016 in China. Check the complete specifications features and price of the Xiaomi Mi 5S Plus in the next article.