Hands on for the most beautiful Mi phone, yet

The long awaited Xiaomi flagship Mi 5 smartphone has finally arrived. But before we wait for its arrival onto Malaysia, let’s have a closer look of the smartphone itself!

Xiaomi Mi 5 Specifications:

  • MIUI 7
  • 5.15′ 1080P display
  • Snapdragon 820 processor
  • 4GB LPDDR4 RAM / 128GB UFS 2.0 flash storage
  • 16MP rear camera,4 axis OIS,F2.0 aperture
  • All new NFC
  • Front fingerprint sensor
  • Quick Charge 3.0 technology,USB Type-C connector
  • 144.55 x 69.2 x 7.25mm
  • 129g / 139g
  • 3000mAh



The Mi 5 sports the conventional Xiaomi smartphone desgin with a narrow bezel on the front display. The rear body has a similar appearance with the Galaxy Note 5 but comes with a ceramic mode on the executive premium version.



Ceramic VS 3D glass panel



The charging port comes with USB Type C connector that support USB 3.0 Quick charge technology. Mi 5 also comes with stereo speaker at the bottom.



SIM slot on the left.



It also supports dual SIM standby with 4G+ LTE support, but it does not comes with the support for microSD expandable storage.



As usual, 3.5mm audio jack are located at the top




The MI 5 runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow with customized MIUI 7 user interface.



12000 scores at Antutu Benchmark! What an impressive score!



After running benchmark for twice, the Mi 5 chip set has hit 50 degree Celcius.


It comes with 16MP rear camera with 4 axis optical image stabilization.



Lots of mode available in the camera app

Sample images taken from default camera mode




In short, the Mi 5 comes with the conventional Xiaomi Mi flagship design but it sports with the state of the art hardware at a high competitive price in flagship market. Looks like its is going to be big when it arrive onto Malaysia!

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