Xiaomi Mi 5 and Mi 4s Tech Specs, Price and Release Date

Xiaomi has finally announced Mi 5 at MWC, and this is the cheapest smartphone that you can find with Snapdragon 820 CPU. Along with Mi 5, Xiaomi also announced Mi 4s. We will tell you about both the model.

Xiaomi Mi 5

As it was rumor, Xiaomi Mi 5 is available in various versions. All the variant features a 5.15 inches display with 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution, Front Finger Print Scanner, 16-megapixel rear camera with Sony IMX298 sensor, dual-LED flash and 4-axis OIS, 2µm-pixel 4MP front camera, 3000 mAh battery with quick charge 3.0 feature.

Here are the differences of three different Xiaomi Mi 5 models

Mi 5 with 3D Back Glass Cover (2 models)

  • 3GB RAM+32GB ROM features Snapdragon 820 CPU clocked at 1.8 GHz
  • 3GB RAM+64GB ROM with Snapdragon 820 clocked at 2.15 GHz

Mi 5 with 3D Ceramic Back Glass Cover

  • The only Mi 5 model with 4GB RAM+128GB ROM, and it is also with Snapdragon 820 clocked at 2.15 GHz

Juts like Galaxy S7 and LG G5 first 2 cores would be clocked at 2.15 or 1.8 GHz and rest 2 at 1.6 GHz.

Xiaomi Mi 5 doesn’t support MicroSD card and Battery is still non-removable. All the model weighs only 129 grams that is the lightest device you can find with Snapdragon 820 CPU. The back panel looks like Samsung Galaxy S7 with curved edge on back panel.

Xiaomi Mi 5 also allows 4K video recording, and it comes with Video call conference features. You can add 3 friends with you in a conference video call, and can also make yourself look smart with 6 given effects for video call. It runs MIUI OS based on Android Marshmallow. it will be available in 3 colors; White, Gold and Black.

Xiaomi Mi 5 Pricing and Release date

3GB RAM + 32GB ROM : 1999 Chinese Yuan (around $306)

3GB RAM + 64GB ROM : 2299 Chinese Yuan (around $352)

4GB RAM : 128GB ROM : 2699 Chinese Yuan (around $413)

Xiaomi Mi 5 is already up for pre-order in China, and they will start shipping from March 1. We don’t have information on its International release so far. However, Xiaomi Mi 5 would be released in other countries as Mi 4 did, at least in those countries where Xiaomi Devices are official.

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Xiaomi Mi 4s

Xiaomi Mi 4 was sold like hot cakes due to great specs and affordable price tag. So Xiaomi announced Mi 4s with upgraded hardware and better design.

Xiaomi Mi 4s features Glass on its back, and now it features Finger Print Scanner on its rear panel. Mi 4 had flat side frame, and now it has got rounded sides.

Xiaomi Mi 4s features a 5 inches Full HD display, 3GB RAM, 64GB ROM, hexa-core Snapdragon 808 CPU, 13-megapixel rear camera, 3260 mAh battery, and 5-megapixel front camera. Front camera is the only spec that has been downgraded from 8MP to 5MP. You can use 2 SIM cards with MI 4s. It weighs 133 grams only.

Xiaomi Mi 4s will be sold for 1699 Chinese Yuan only, that is roughly $260. It will be marketed in 4 colors; Silver, Black, Gold, Pink.

Here are some images of Xiaomi Mi 4s if you want to check the design

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