Xiaomi teaser shows curved, ceramic body for the Xiaomi Mi 5s and Mi 5s Plus?

Mi 5s or no Mi 5s, that is the question. If Shakespeare were alive today, he might have written that line in a new play after observing everything that has been going on over the last few weeks. We have seen benchmark tests revealing high-end specs, and a teaser promoting an extremely high AnTuTu score for a phone named the Xiaomi Mi 5s. The 164,000+ scored by the device makes it unlikely that the new Xiaomi phone certified by TENAA that we showed you this morning, is the heavily anticipated model. We also have to keep in mind that a message board response allegedly from the company suggests that there is no Mi 5s, and that the phone(s) might have another name, like the Mi Note S.

A new teaser released by Xiaomi late yesterday, reveals that like its flagship Xiaomi Mi 5, the Mi 5s (or whatever it will be named) has a ceramic body. The teaser also hints that the new handset will feature a tapered back, another trait of the Mi 5.

Just the other day, Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun released camera samples from the Mi 5s. As with everything else about this device, there are conflicting reports about what to expect from the rear camera on this model. We've pointed out that many expect a 16MP shooter sporting a 4-axis OIS, PDAF laser focusing and an aperture of f/1.8. Others have stated that there is a dual camera setup on the back of this unit. Considering that there could be two versions of this device (the Mi 5s and Mi 5s Plus), perhaps both are right. Knowing the manufacturer's history of following a certain Cupertino based tech firm, this would be very Apple-esque.

Just as night follows day, you can expect more leaks ahead. Some might be real, others will be much ado about nothing.

source: TechUpdate3

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12 Comments

1. Barney_stinson

Posts: 672; Member since: May 30, 2016

27 is getting interesting! my 400$ are ready!

2. Adsr14

Posts: 118; Member since: Aug 08, 2015

This needs atleast 4000+mAh

3. Ezio2710

Posts: 548; Member since: Aug 22, 2015

If Xiaomi release water proof phones, then it will be awesome

5. mafiaprinc3

Posts: 585; Member since: May 07, 2012

That would be awesome wished oneplus 3 was water resistant too

8. Ezio2710

Posts: 548; Member since: Aug 22, 2015

I wish OP3 include IR

4. Bankz

Posts: 2531; Member since: Apr 08, 2016

Meh..

6. alila2

Posts: 169; Member since: Nov 01, 2011

no US lte bands , not interested , next

10. MaryPoopins

Posts: 324; Member since: Jan 15, 2015

Source?

7. flow280

Posts: 33; Member since: May 09, 2016

Xiaomi should seriously consider changing their name to Xamxung.

9. BoardDWorld

Posts: 117; Member since: Aug 17, 2016

Xiaomi had this design with 3D glass before Samsung or anyone else in the Mi Note.

12. neela_akaash

Posts: 1239; Member since: Aug 05, 2014

It's Xiaomi's back design... But some stupid people will say S6 Edge was released way before Mi Note.... But they didn't know that S6 Edge's Back was plain flat.

11. MaryPoopins

Posts: 324; Member since: Jan 15, 2015

Can't wait, I'm literally throbbing with excitement. Ultrasonic underglass fingerprint reader will really seal the deal for me, but I'll still get one even if it doesn't :D

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