New render of the Xiaomi Mi 5 surfaces?

All eyes are on Xiaomi as the company will eventually introduce its long-awaited Xiaomi Mi 5 flagship phone. We have seen a few images leaked, but nothing official. In fact, some of these pictures were subsequently dismissed as fakes, or were revealed to be older Xiaomi models. Company CEO Lei Jun, who has been using the device as his daily driver, says that the Mi 5 is well worth waiting for. How long will that wait be? Analysts close to Xiaomi, like Pan Jiutang, expect the handset to be unveiled in February,

Today a new set of renders have appeared, purportedly showing off the Xiaomi Mi 5. Right off the bat, we should point out that the the phone looks quite similar to the Xiaomi Mi Note except for the addition of the home button. The Mi 5 is rumored to carry a fingerprint scanner, which will probably be embedded inside the button.

The latest rumored specs for the Xiaomi Mi 5 include a 5.2-inch screen with a 1080 x 1920 resolution. The Snapdragon 820 SoC is under the hood, containing a quad-core CPU and the Adreno 530 GPU. We expect to see two versions of the phone, one with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal memory. The other variant will come with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of native memory. A 16MP rear camera will be on board, and the Mi 5 should sport a Type-C USB port. The whole shebang will be powered by a 3600mAh battery.

While we suggest that you take the image that accompanies this story with the proverbial grain of salt, we look forward to seeing an official release from the manufacturer. Xiaomi is said to be expecting heavy demand for the phone, and the long delay only increases the excitement and the buzz that surrounds it.

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source; Gadgetzarena

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Mi 5
  • Display 5.2" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 16 MP / 4 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 820, Quad-core
  • Storage 128 GB
  • Battery 3000 mAh

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16 Comments

1. promise7

Posts: 894; Member since: Jul 03, 2013

Looks like a Note 5. Even the wallpaper looks like Samsung's.

5. pifon

Posts: 76; Member since: Jun 15, 2013

13. Acer_Predator unregistered

ripoff

6. LetsBeHonest

Posts: 1548; Member since: Jun 04, 2013

Wallpaper Looks like same one from Mi4i's. This design looks uninspiring. This year's galaxy note and galaxy s6 design were great Imo. This looks nothing special just the same old same old one.

8. neela_akaash

Posts: 1239; Member since: Aug 05, 2014

This wallpaper was introduced with Xiaomi Mi Note.... although whatever the home button looks like, i really like the render..

16. MrOmkar

Posts: 13; Member since: Mar 08, 2012

Note 5 has a curved designed derived from Mi Note Pro, not other way around, besides wallpaper was also introduced with Mi Note

2. Avishek

Posts: 46; Member since: Sep 25, 2014

Its clearly visible, its a photoshopped xiaomi mi note pro.

3. manojmcn

Posts: 633; Member since: Jul 16, 2015

Xiaomi design is getting to look boring. With plans to expand for search of growth, they are not able to do blind copy too in fear of law suits for design theft outside China. Seems the bad phase is creeping in faster than expected.

7. LetsBeHonest

Posts: 1548; Member since: Jun 04, 2013

Yeah.. In search for expansion they haven't released anything worthy in my country India which they spoke as second most important after china but they are all mere word but no actions. After sale services of xiaomi in India is kinda pathetic. Still best of luck and hope they change their strategy to benefit both customers and company overall.

10. manojmcn

Posts: 633; Member since: Jul 16, 2015

Yes, I heard so. Xiaomi if they want to keep the success graph go upwards have to do something more drool worthy design change so that the customers who are moving up to the next level can be satisfied. Another issue is the customer service.

4. zeeBomb

Posts: 2318; Member since: Aug 14, 2014

Wow. Looks completely........ The same

9. prashant1707

Posts: 83; Member since: Nov 13, 2015

clearly photoshopped..

11. Dude2014

Posts: 448; Member since: Feb 12, 2014

One word - Meh

12. SYSTEM_LORD

Posts: 1168; Member since: Oct 05, 2015

At around $360 for the 4GB/64GB version, "meh" definitely isn't how I'd describe this thing

14. majedlutfi

Posts: 38; Member since: Feb 07, 2013

now let this phone be priced at under 500$ and you will get yourself me as buyer

15. Netrubbish

Posts: 7; Member since: Dec 24, 2015

"says that the Mi 5 is well worth waiting for." Yeaah right....that design is to die for. And they need almost 2 years to come up with that design. And they want to charge more this time to improve their image as "premium" product. Very funny. Either Lei Jun has bad taste, or he drinks too much.

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