The upcoming Xiaomi Mi 5 is yet to be officially announced and it is expected to be announced in February. The Xiaomi Mi 5 is all set to have two variants and this is particularly to do with the pixel density of the phones.
The leaked renderings of the Mi 5 show a well designed smart phone with glass at the front with 2.5D curved glass and glass at the back. This is probably the lower variant of the Mi 5 that will come with a 1080p screen and a metal frame. The screen size remains the same on both the variants of the Mi 5. While the lower variant of the phone has 3GB of Ram with 32GB of internal memory. The premium model of the Xiaomi Mi 5 has 4GB of RAM and with come with 64GB of storage.A primary differentiator of the phones will be their internal storage and RAM other than their pixel density.
Both the phones will have a 5.2-inch display, a Snapdragon 820 processor and fingerprint sensor built into the home button at the front. The smartphones will also have a 16MP camera on the rear and 13MP camera on the front for selfies and videos.
Liwan Jiang, co-founder and VP fo Xiaomi stated that the two variants of the Xiaomi Mi 5 is expected to release on January 21st or may be even before February 8th in China.This is more likely to coincide with the Chinese New year. The timing of the release of the phones is more to do with the Chinese new year.