Xiaomi Mi 5s, Mi Note 2: Top 10 Rumors We Know So Far

Xiaomi just announced the Redmi Pro flagship smartphone with a deca-core processor, premium design, dual-camera setup, and more. In the meantime, the rumors about the upcoming Xiaomi phones have started making rounds on the internet.

Xiaomi Mi 5s, Mi Note 2: Top 10 Rumors We Know So Far

Now, Pan Jiutang, an industry analyst has stated that the Mi 5s and Mi Note 2 will follow the trend that the Redmi Pro has set. Well, these upcoming smartphones are alleged to have higher price tags than their predecessors.

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So far, the Redmi lineup of devices from Xiaomi was known for its reasonable price tag, but the Redmi Pro changed the trend with its pricing of Rs 1,499 Yuan (approx. Rs 15,000) to start with. Likewise, the Mi 5s and Mi Note 2 are expected to have a relatively higher price tag than the previous generation phones.

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Take a look at the rumors that we know about these Xiaomi phones till date from here.

Mi 5s might feature a pressure sensitive display

The smartphone is widely speculated to arrive with the pressure sensitive display that was introduced with iPhone 6s and 6s Plus as 3D Touch. This display will let users access to app shortcuts and other features by just pressing the display harder.

Ultrasonic fingerprint scanner expected

The Xiaomi Mi 5s is rumored to arrive with an ultrasonic fingerprint scanner on board. Such a fingerprint scanner will send an ultrasonic pulse against a finger letting it make the most complex and accurate image of the user's fingerprint. Such ultrasonic fingerprint scanners will be faster and more accurate than the usual ones that we see on smartphones.

Xiaomi Mi 5s to have a 5.15-inch FHD display

The Mi 5s is alleged to feature a 5.15-inch display as in the Mi 5 and it is likely believed to pack FHD 1080p screen resolution.

Mi-5s dual-camera setup tipped

The Mi 5s might feature a dual-camera setup at its back, claims a recent report. These days, many manufacturers are lining up to add such a camera setup to their premium and flagship smartphones.


Better hardware is expected

Xiaomi Mi 5s is claimed come with improved hardware aspects than its predecessor. The reports that are making rounds online suggest that it will include a powerful processor and 6 GB of RAM.

Pressure sensitive display on Mi Note 2 too!

The Mi Note 2 is likely to be given a 2K display that is also claimed to be a pressure sensitive one with advanced abilities. It can differentiate between a hard tap, a normal tap, and a light tap on the screen, and respond accordingly.

Curved-edge display rumored

The high-end version of Xiaomi Mi Note 2 might arrive with a 5.7-inch curved-edged display of QHD 1440p resolution. The standard version will not have a curve screen and it will be a FHD display of the same size.

Dual-camera setup on high-end model

As per the rumors, the camera specs will vary based on the storage options. Going by the same, the high-end variant with 6 GB RAM and 64 GB storage and the curved-edge model with 6 GB RAM and 128 GB storage will arrive with a dual-camera setup of 12 MP + 12 MP sensors on the back. The base variant with 4 GB RAM and 32 GB storage will feature a 16 MP rear camera.

Numerous storage options of Mi Note 2

It is speculated that Mi Note 2 will be launched in different variants such as 4 GB RAM and 32 GB internal storage, 6 GB RAM and 64 GB internal storage, and the high-end 6 GB RAM and 128 GB internal storage.

Snapdragon 821 SoC to power Mi Note 2

The Xiaomi Mi Note 2 is believed to be energized by the recently launched Snapdragon 821 SoC that is quite powerful in the market.

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