Specs and dual camera setup 'confirmed' for Xiaomi Mi 5s

The excitement over the highly anticipated Xiaomi Mi 5s continues, and today we add some fuel to the fire with a new photo that allegedly shows the dual-camera setup for the rumored phone. Most interesting is the fact that the picture of the two cameras dovetails perfectly with a recent teaser made by Xiaomi to promote an unnamed future handset. The image published today also reveals a dual-tone LED flash. We should also point out that the photo shows the same tapered back seen on the Xiaomi Mi 5.

Also surfacing today is a screenshot allegedly from the device itself that reveals some of the specs on the phone. If the image is legit, the Mi 5s will come with Android 6.0.1 pre-installed, featuring MIUI 8 running on top. Under the hood is where the Snapdragon 821 SoC will reside, carrying a quad-core 2.35GHz CPU and the Adreno 530 GPU. This model sports 6GB of RAM and 256GB of flash memory.

The phone is also rumored to include a Force Touch enabled 5.15-inch screen with a 1080 x 1920 resolution. An ultrasonic fingerprint scanner is believed to be embedded under the glass, and thanks to the inclusion of NFC, there is support for mobile payment service Mi Pay.

We could see two different versions of the Mi 5s. The standard model could be priced at the equivalent of $300 USD. The premium Mi 5s Plus might cost the equivalent of $450 USD. Both versions could be unveiled on September 27th. Circle the date on your calendar.

source: Weibo, MySmartPrice via XiaomiToday



1. Diego!

Posts: 876; Member since: Jun 15, 2009

So the Xiaomi Mi Note 2 is the Xiaomi Mi5s Plus? Or is it a different phone? I'm confused now...

2. Unordinary unregistered

The Note with safe charging and safe battery tech

10. spin9

Posts: 310; Member since: May 31, 2014

There's the vr trend and the dual camera one. The later has been used for monochrome, bokeh or 2x zoom. But still reluctant to implement two identical cameras that could do these and more. What happened to creating still and moving memories in 3d even for vr?

4. Bm888

Posts: 517; Member since: Jul 06, 2015

value for money... handset, awesome

3. jfrschnell

Posts: 4; Member since: Sep 24, 2016

HTC released a dual camera phone before and the just ignored it (perhaps someone did it before I can't recall). Then LG did it and now Apple innovative engineers implemented it as well. So now everyone wants to have the courage to get it on their phones. As for next year's flagships I can see it coming all of them having dual camera. Hope they will be discouraged to have the headphone jack removed.

5. AmashAziz

Posts: 2934; Member since: Jun 30, 2014

Who said they all will remove the headphone jack?

7. sissy246

Posts: 7124; Member since: Mar 04, 2015

Apple innovative engineers What's innovative about copying others.

14. tweetgadget

Posts: 72; Member since: Feb 05, 2014

xiaomi had implemented dual camera setup before iphone 7 is even a thing..they implememted the dual setup on redmi pro which was released before iphone 7

6. Martin_Cooper

Posts: 1774; Member since: Jul 30, 2013

Flagship phone coming out 3 months after nougat release and still gets released with marshmallow, got to love Android OEM's, giving 0 f**ks about latest software since 2006

8. MaryPoopins

Posts: 324; Member since: Jan 15, 2015

MIUI is so full of yummy goodness and stuff that it doesn't really matter all that much that it's not on the latest Android version.

11. Settings

Posts: 2943; Member since: Jul 02, 2014

How do you explain the LG V20? Nexus 7 2013? They all came with the newest Android OS in their time?

12. MaryPoopins

Posts: 324; Member since: Jan 15, 2015

I don't explain because I don't work for any of those companies, I just know that as soon as a new OS is released, it doesn't automatically mean the last one becomes obsolete and crap.

13. Settings

Posts: 2943; Member since: Jul 02, 2014

Question isn't yours

9. Kumar123 unregistered

Xiaomi is my favorite chinese smartphone company.

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