Xioami Mi 5 Launch Date Confirmed: Specs, Leaked Images And More

By Vijaykumar

Xiaomi, the Chinese smartphone company, next flagship phone - the Mi5 - has now got official release schedule from the company's co-founder.

Li Wanqiang, co-founder of Xiaomi, has confirmed that the most anticipated flagship has entered the mass production. The Xiaomi Mi 5 release date will follow Chinese New Year, which takes place on February 8.

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.

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The new leaked images show off the Mi 5 in new color variants, including Black, Gold, Pink and White Options. The leaked images also hints that the device appears to have more curved design than the Mi 4, with slightly rounded corners and an oval-shaped home button, which is used for fingerprint scanner, that resembles the Samsung Galaxy S6.

Here are the rumors and leaks of the much speculated Xiaomi Mi 5, take a look at the slider below.

Xiaomi Mi 5 Rumors

The new leaked images of Xiaomi Mi 5 shows a white-colored handset resembling to the design of Mi Note with bezel-less display design with a metal frame and the Mi logo at the top left corner as its predecessor.

Xiaomi Mi 5 Rumors

The Xiaomi Mi 5 will have a 5.5 inch QHD display with 1440x2560 pixels resolution. The smartphone is said to have 2K resolution display and will come with Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection on top.

Snapdragon 820 SoC

Xiaomi Mi 5 Rumors

Qualcomm's latest Snapdragon 820 will power the Xiaomi's next flagship device and will be paired with 3GB of RAM and has Adreno 530 GPU. If the rumored hardware specification turned to be true then Xiaomi Mi 5 will be among the first few smartphones to be powered by Qualcomm's latest powerful chipset.

Xiaomi Mi 5 Rumors

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.

Xiaomi Mi 5 Rumors

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.

Xiaomi Mi 5 Rumors

Xiaomi's interface, the 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.

Xiaomi Mi 5 Rumors

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.

Xiaomi Mi 5 Rumors

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

Xiaomi Mi 5 Rumors

Xiaomi co-founder, Li Wanqiang, has confirmed that the most anticipated flagship has entered the mass production. The Xiaomi Mi 5 release date will follow Chinese New Year, which takes place on February 8.

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