Finally the much awaited Xiaomi Mi5 mobile phone got launched in India today though we only get the 32GB/3GB variant for now. Hugo Barra, the Global VP at Xiaomi Global had earlier promised that latest flagship smartphone from the Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi – Mi 5 will make its way into India in April but the phone has arrived just before time. He hinted about the Xiaomi Mi5 availability in India during the launch event of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 in India. The Mi5 mobile phone from Xiaomi will be available through the official website of Xiaomi – mi.com/. Read on to find all the information about Xiaomi Mi5 Price in India, Specs, Features and how you can buy the Mi5 mobile phone. We will also come with our Xiaomi Mi5 Review India when we get our hands on the device later.
- Mi5 Availability in India
- Mi5 Specs and Features
- Mi5 Price
- Mi5 Camera
- Mi5 Battery
- Mi5 Online Booking in India
- Mi5 Flash Sale
The Mi5 becomes the fastest Xiaomi smartphone to arrive in India after its launch in China. Though no announcement was made about the 20000mAh power bank which we earlier expected to be accompanying the Mi5.
Xiaomi Mi5 Availability in India
The Xiaomi’s Mi 5 was launched globally last month at the Mobile World Congress, MWC 2016 and it went on sale in China recently where is has seen immense popularity. Over 17 million people had registered for the first Xiaomi Mi 5 flash sale in China, which took place on 2nd March 2016. Out of these, reportedly 4 million people were able to order the handset and the rest will have to wait for the second flash sale of Mi5 Xiaomi. Seeing such huge interest that the people have shown in the smartphone the company has asked Foxconn to increase the production of the Mi5.
Sadly, Xiaomi will follow the flash sale model for its Mi5 mobile phone, the Xiaomi Mi5 flash sale will happen on its own official website. Read on to find out how you can buy the Xiaomi Mi5 mobile phone.
Xiaomi Mi5 Specification
Xiaomi has done a commendable job in terms of look and build design with the Xiaomi Mi 5, the mobile phone flaunts a metal build and the bezels on the front are kept at minimal. The Xiaomi Mi5 mobile phone comes with the dimensions of 144.55 x 69.20 x 7.25 mm and it is very light weight, weighing around just 129 grams with a thickness of 7.25mm. The company has chosen to use a 3D Ceramic body for the Xiaomi Mi 5 with a curved design around the edges on the back, this in addition to giving an elegant look to the device also provides better grip. The camera along with the dual LED flash are placed in the top left corner on the back and the MI branding is in the lower half of the back panel. Other than these the back of the device is crystal clear and smooth. And yes there is no camera bump.
The front of the device also sports a physical home button that also houses the fingerprint sensor. The bottom of the mobile phone has the USB Type-C port for data transfer and charging, between the dual speakers. The power button and volume rocker keys are placed on the right side and the SIM and memory card slot on the left.
Xiaomi Mi5 Price
For now, India will be getting only the 3GB RAM and 32GB internal variant of the Xiaomi Mi5 and this Xiaomi Mi5 32GB Price in India is set at Rs. 24,999. The Mi5 mobile phone will first go on sale on the 6th April on Xiaomi’s websbite – mi.com/.
Let us now check the Xiaomi Mi5 Specs and Features, the beautiful smartphone flaunts a 5.15-inch display on the front, which packs large 600 nit. The Mi5 display has a full HD resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The display comes with super thin bezels and features ultra-low power bright backlit LEDs that improves the display quality.
The Xiaomi Mi 5 is powered by the latest quad-core Snapdragon 820 processor and it comes clubbed with Adreno 530 GPU for improved graphical performance, Hexagon 680 DSP, X12 LTE modem. The Chinese smartphone company during its launch event claimed that these new processors doubles the performance at the same time it decreases the energy consumption by 50%. The Xiaomi Mi 5 will come running the MIUI7 Over Android Marshmallow.
Xiaomi Mi5 Camera Specification
The Xiaomi Mi5 Camera department consist of a 16MP primary camera at the back with Sony’s IMX298 sensor, it comes with PDAF and Optical Image Stabilization (OIS). It also has a sapphire glass protection on top. The primary camera of the Xiaomi Mi5 comes with 4-axis Optical Image Stabilisation (OIS) in the Xiaomi Mi5.
The IMX 298 sensor of Mi5’s camera supports DTI isolation technology, which sees that there is no interference between individual pixels. The camera on the back of the mobile phone records 4K videos and the company has used Spectra image processor for that, which also bring added advantages of color enhancement and dark light enhancement. The Xiaomi Mi5 has a 4MP secondary camera on the front of the device and it comes with a large pixel size of 2um. The company showed the performance comparison between Xiaomi Mi5 camera and the iPhone 6s Plus’ camera and the latest Xiaomi mobile phone outperformed the iPhone completely. We will come with a detailed Xiaomi Mi5 Camera Review after we get our hands on the handset.
Xiaomi Mi5 Battery Features
The Xiaomi Mi 5 comes fuelled by a 3000mAh battery unit that comes with the latest Qualcomm Fast-Charge 3.0, which enables the smartphone to get charged with 2.5 hours of talk time with just 5 minutes of quick charge in the Mi5. Other notable Xiaomi Mi5 Features include dual SIM dual standby, VoLTE and NFC.
Xiaomi Mi5 India Price, Online Registration and Flash Sale
The Xiaomi Mi5 first Flash Sale will take place on the 6th April on the Xiaomi India website. The Mi5 will once again follow a flash sale model much to the disappointment of the Mi Fans. The Xiaomi Mi5 cases and back covers will also be available on these online shopping websites along with the screen guards. India gets only the 32GB internal with 3GB RAM for now and it is priced at Rs. 24,999. We will also come up with our Mi5 hands on and Mi5 Full Phone Review once the smartphone releases in India and also tell you more about how to buy Xiaomi Mi5 Online in India.