Xiaomi Mi5 was announced in January 2015 and there was a rumor regarding an expected release on February 2015. The device makes use of a micro-SIM and comes with a really vibrant display. With an IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, the device supports 16M colors. It has a screen size of 5.5 inches and a display resolution of 1440 x 2560 pixels with a massive 534ppi pixel density. No doubt, this will make the device quite vibrant with an excellent contrast ratio.
It supports Multi-Touch and features the MIUI 6.0 platform although there have been reports of a possible MIUI 7 in development. Earlier reports claimed that the device will release with Android Lollipop 5.0. It will have a Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 chipset and work on the Quad-core 2.7 GHz Krait 450 CPU architecture.
Graphics solution will be provided by an excellent Adreno 420 graphics card. It will smoothly handle all of the latest HD games. It will have an internal storage capacity of 32GB, according to GSMArena without any card slot. It will run on 3GB of RAM.
Xiaomi Mi5 features a 16MP camera with 5312 x 2988 pixels. Other features include autofocus, Geo-Tagging, LED Flash, face/smile detection, touch-focus, HDR and panorama. The secondary camera has been greatly upgraded and will feature a 5MP front shooter capable of recording full-HD videos. The rear shooter will record 2160p videos at 30fps, 1080p videos at 60fps and 720p videos at 120fps.
This year, Xiaomi is celebrating its fifth anniversary and it won’t be surprising if the company decides to launch Xiaomi Mi5 soon. However, recent reports also indicate that Mi5 will release with Android Lollipop 5.0 with a new, fresh MIUI 7.0 interface. Recently, in the tech community, Xiaomi MIUI has gained the support of major community and is presently the most popular third-party ROM. However, it has been facing a lot of criticism for not adopting the Android Lollipop update after months of its official release.