Rumors about the successor to the Mi 4, purportedly the Mi 5, have been doing the rounds for some time now. A new leak suggests that the company plans to launch Mi 5 along with a larger Mi 5 Plus variant this July.
According to Gizmochina, some details about the upcoming device have surfaced on Weibo. The leak reveals the Mi 5, and also talks about the larger variant to be named Mi 5 Plus.
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The Mi 5 is expected to sport a 5.2-inch display and come powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor, coupled with 3GB or 4GB of RAM. It will also come with a 16MP snapper and a 3000mAh battery.
The larger variant, the Xiaomi Mi 5 Plus, features a 6-inch 2K display and a nearly bezel-less display. There is no mention of the processor, but one can expect 4GB of RAM, 32GB onboard storage and 16-megapixel rear camera.
The company is also known to be working on Lollipop-based MIUI 7 user interface along with Android Open Kang Project (popularly known as AOKP) for the upcoming Mi 5.
In a blog post, AOKP had revealed that team Kang members are working with Xiaomi for a new refreshed MIUI 7 that will be based on Lollipop 5.1 and come equipped in the Mi 5.
Moreover, Xiaomi recently announced price cuts for the Mi 4 in China, clearly indicating that the Mi 5 is on the way.