Xiaomi Mi 5: New Rumors, Leaked Images, Specs And Release Date [Roundup]

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Xiaomi's upcoming flagship smartphone, the Mi 5, has been rumored for a quite sometime now. We have seen many render images and leaked specification, purportedly showing the handset a near bezel-less display and a physical home button.

Recently, a leaked image on, Chinese social networking site, Weibo shows that the Mi 5 to have a curved glass back similar to the Samsung Galaxy Note 5.

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The Mi 5 is highly speculated and rumored to features fingerprint scanner, Snapdragon 820 processor and much more. Here are the rumors and leaks of the much speculated Xiaomi Mi 5, take a look at the slider below.

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Fingerprint Scanner On Home Button

Xiaomi Mi 5 Rumor:

The leaked front panel images shows the display of rumored Xiaomi Mi 5, which appears to confirm the home button on the handset. Rumored information claims that the physical home button is likely to have a fingerprint scanner. If this image turns to be true, then the Mi 5 will be the company's first smartphone to sport a physical home button.


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Xiaomi Mi 5 is rumored to have 5.2 inch QHD display with 1440x2560 pixels resolution. The smartphone to have 2K display and will come with Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection.

Bezel-Less Display

Xiaomi Mi 5 Rumor:

A new leaked image hints, the Mi 5 with bezel-less display. The image shows a new white-colored handset resembling the design of Mi Note, but with a bezel-less display with a metal frame and a Mi logo at the top left corner.

Snapdragon 820 SoC

Xiaomi Mi 5 Rumor:

The Xiaomi Mi 5 is rumored to be powered by Qualcomm's latest Snapdragon 820 SoC and paired with 3GB of RAM and Adreno 530 GPU. The Mi 5 will be among the first few smartphones to be powered by Snapdragon 820 SoC.

Ultrasonic Fingerprint Sensor

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We have seen several reports claiming that Xiaomi may include Qualcomm's Sense ID fingerprint scanner technology to its rumored flagship smartphone. A tipster on Weibo has claimed that Xiaomi will use "Ultrasonic Fingerprint Recognition" which was introduced by Qualcomm earlier this year.

Benchmark Specs Leaked

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According to Benchmark results, the rumored Xiaomi Mi 5 has scored an impressive 73,075 points in the benchmark result. The high score on AnTuTu is said to be due to the deca-core processor on the MediaTek Helio X20 CPU.


Operating System

Xiaomi Mi 5 Rumor:

Xiaomi's interface, MIUI, is considered as one of the best mobile users interface. The rumored Mi 5 is expected to run on the Android 5.1.1 Lollipop with the latest MIUI 7 on top. But with the latest leak of benchmark test, the smartphone will have Android 6.0 Marshmallow out of the box.


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The rumored Mi 5 is expected to come in two models, just like the current flagship Mi 4. The Mi 5 will be featuring a 16GB and 64GB of internal memory and might be come with option to expand memory.


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Following the trend of Mi 4, the next flagship smartphone will pack a non-removable 3,000mAh battery.

Release Date

Xiaomi Mi 5 Rumor:

Xiaomi has not yet revealed the launch date of its upcoming flagship smartphone, but the company has been buzzing social media with claims that the handset is "worth the wait". However, a new leaked hints that Xiaomi may launch the Mi 5 on January 21, next year.

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