Xiaomi has speculated about the specifications of the Mi5, and the rumors are about die in about a months time. Xiaomi will officially announce the smartphone on February 24. However, the company is expected to release details of the phone on January 26th.
Xiaomi launched its flagship phone the Mi 4 in 2014. Its been more than a year and a half since the Xiaomi Mi 5 was launched.
Liwan Jiang, VP, Xiaomi had announced that the company will release its smartphone on February 24th. The company will hold a 2 hour long launch event for the Xiaomi Mi 5. This suggests that Xiaomi might also release other products.
According to company officials at Xiaomi, the Mi 5 was expected to launch after the Spring festival in China and to coinincide with the Chinese new year. Xiaomi has been tight lipped about any new product launches though it has over the months been revealing details about its Mi 5, besides confirming the announcement. We can expect the company to tease the smartphone with some images of the phone. We can expect announcements about the Xioami smartphone including specifications and shipping dates.
"February 24, 2016 millet new spring conference, that is, we look forward to the # 5 # millet , ticket sales and specific rules, the next Tuesday!" states a web translation of a post from Liwan Jiang on China's Weibo.
Here are some rumored specifications of the Mi 5:
The Mi 5 is rumored to have a 5.2-icnh QHD display with a resolution of 1,440x2560 or 1080x1920. The Mi 5 is expected to come with a 16MP rear camera and a 13MP selfie camera. The Mi 5 will have a metal body and a fingerprint scanner embedded on the home button. The smartphone is expected to come in two variants. While one of the variants comes witha 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage, the other variant is expected to have 3GB RAM and 32GB intenal storage. According to rumors, the Xiaomi Mi 5 is expected to have a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 with an Adreno 530 GPU. Probably, a reasong why the Xiaomi Mi 5 arrived late is because the Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 chipset took time to arrive.According to rumors, the Mi 5 is expected to 3,030 mAh battery.