Xiaomi Mi5 Plus image leaked on eve of Xiaomi's new product announcement

Xiaomi Mi5 Plus image leaked on eve of Xiaomi's new product announcement
A tweet sent out by a tipster who goes by the Twitter handle of @leaksfly, allegedly reveals a leaked photograph of what is being called the Xiaomi Mi5 Plus. With Xiaomi's president announcing that the company's next flagship model would be introduced on January 15th, we have been treated to leaks allegedly showing images of the Xiaomi Mi4S, Xiaomi Mi5 and the Xiaomi Redmi Note 2. All three have been tipped as being named the next flagship phone from the fast growing manufacturer.

The new leaked photo tweeted by @leaksfly shows a device with razor thin side bezels. And while we have to take all of these rumors with a grain of salt (industrial strength, please), this is the fourth possible Xiaomi model to be rumored as being worthy of the flagship title.

Teasers from Xiaomi have hinted that more than one device will be introduced on Thursday. Most are expecting the two to be the Xiaomi Mi5 and the Xiaomi Redmi Note 2. But if the Xiaomi Mi5 Plus is legit, where would that phone fit in?

The Xiaomi Mi5 Plus

The Xiaomi Mi5 Plus


Thanks for the tip!

source: @leaksfly via GizmoChina

Related phones

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
Redmi Note 2
  • Display 5.5" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 13 MP / 5 MP front
  • Processor MediaTek Helio X10, Octa-core, 2000 MHz
  • Storage 16 GB
  • Battery 3060 mAh(11.5h 3G talk time)

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31 Comments

1. Cyagocaliz unregistered

Chinese company copies Apple...again... seriously don't you feel ashamed of yourself, Xiaomi!?

2. CarlosAguijosa

Posts: 14; Member since: Dec 08, 2014

Why do you think it's a copy of an apple device?? it's not even a look-a-like... and don't say some stupid s**t like..."it's the same color" or "It's thin as an iphone" because that's just stupid to say that

7. Cyagocaliz unregistered

It does look like iPhone 5S...the same color, iOS-like UI, both of them are thin just like what you said, and the metal frames on Mi4 (or maybe Mi4S or Mi5 as well) exactly looks like a enlarged model of iPhone's metal frame. Don't you still think Xiaomi copied apple? lol, dude, get real.

13. Kruze

Posts: 1285; Member since: Dec 30, 2014

The leaked picture only showed the upper part of the phone, and how do you know it looks like the iPhone 5S? And who dafuq cares about same color? Also, if you ever have a chance to try a Mi 4, the Mi 4 looks nothing like an iPhone. Stop whining, and bend over it already!

24. Diezparda

Posts: 941; Member since: Oct 23, 2013

shameless copy or whatever Apple called them, xiaomi do it better (look how slim the bezel). As a consumer i'm more than happy to get more option for my next phone since i'm not satisfied with my m8 camera.

25. Aploine

Posts: 444; Member since: Oct 24, 2013

THE design is so neutral that this conversation becomes pointless (though earpiece is samy-like)

26. Diezparda

Posts: 941; Member since: Oct 23, 2013

But.. but.. i thought Apple owned a rounded rectangular design patent.

14. CarlosAguijosa

Posts: 14; Member since: Dec 08, 2014

It's pathetic to think that a phone copy another phone because it's the same color... Really you think xioami copy Apple because is thin? Then Sony should sue Apple because the Xperia Arc was the thinnest phone in 2011... Apple wasn't the first phone to use metal for there phones stupid. You need to get out of that box you live in

15. LetsBeHonest

Posts: 1548; Member since: Jun 04, 2013

Copying doesn't matter in this era. And they doesn't have to feel shame about it. Everyone copy each other. Even Apple. So lets just drop the word copy and use "borrowed" or "borrowed without permission".

17. lukkiristi unregistered

I think they're somewhat copying the ethos, sure, but I find the products a lot more compelling, functional, high-end, and beautiful than those of Apple's. Also the pricing is good compared to paying 700€ for a mid-ranger.

21. iampun33t

Posts: 132; Member since: Apr 17, 2013

MIUI 6 may look a bit inspired from iOS but its way advanced in functionality and feels much better too.. In my opinion MIUI is way ahead from iOS hence there is no comparison at all...

22. Dattack

Posts: 61; Member since: Jan 09, 2013

You seriously are the biggest moron Ive seen on this site. My God, they are copying Apple because this device is thin, is white and they use a metal frame? LOL. Apple didn't even come up with all of them first so you really dont have a point. Freaking fanboys everywhere..

3. Carl3000

Posts: 240; Member since: Oct 11, 2014

Xiaomi > Apple

4. UnlimitedSkye03

Posts: 261; Member since: Apr 27, 2012

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6. UnlimitedSkye03

Posts: 261; Member since: Apr 27, 2012

wow, you mean the "plus"?? damn how pathetic can your judgement be :/ looking at the image it looks ridiculously gorgeous as compared to the fugly iPhone 6 plus

8. Cyagocaliz unregistered

Do you seriously think this is the only reason I call Xiaomi 'copy company'? Your comment is undoubtedly pathetic :( Plus, the new Xiaomi phone looks ridiculously cheap compared to iPhone 6 Plus, or even iPhone 5S. Original always wins.

18. lukkiristi unregistered

Well, one might point out the protruding lense, those plastic stripes and the bending problem when talking about the iPhone...

27. theguy2345

Posts: 1216; Member since: Jun 24, 2014

Your right. The M8 bests the Iphone in the looks department. Cause you know, original always wins ;)

29. Cyagocaliz unregistered

HTC copied iPhone 5 and sold HTC One M7 as the original. Plus M7 and M8 share the same looks... So......You know what I mean.

30. lukkiristi unregistered

Whoa...quit a jump from the iPhone 5 to the M7. What is copied there? Aluminium?

9. halca

Posts: 14; Member since: Jan 01, 2015

what's wrong with copying really? more alternative for consumer the better you moron.

10. Industriality

Posts: 131; Member since: Sep 08, 2014

You are a f**kin idiot, it's not even close to the design of Apple product

12. Kruze

Posts: 1285; Member since: Dec 30, 2014

Oh, so the word "plus" is considered as copying? How pathetic are you. Apple didn't invent the word "plus". You wanna file a lawsuit on Maths? Xiaomi >>>>>>>> Apple

23. material

Posts: 80; Member since: Jan 08, 2015

Try saying : Iphone and some X phone had a child. This sounds appreciated alot. MIUI has so many innovative features that you can't imagine. Try it first. Thanks.

5. itsdeepak4u2000

Posts: 3718; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

Fake IMO. Let the Mi5 come first, wait for tomorrow and then we'll see Mi5 Plus.

11. Settings

Posts: 2940; Member since: Jul 02, 2014

New design and Lollipop. Thats all new in the Mi5.

16. Chuck007

Posts: 1408; Member since: Mar 02, 2014

Finally a Xiaomi phone that isn't a major ripoff. See, was it that hard? +respect Might I suggest a new years resolution for Xiaomi next year? Like thinking of an original name that does not copy Apple conventions?

19. Cyagocaliz unregistered

Many XiaomiBoys detected.

28. CarlosAguijosa

Posts: 14; Member since: Dec 08, 2014

And just 1 idiot ^

31. Cyagocaliz unregistered

Stop talking about your self MiFanboy...

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