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Xiaomi Mi 5

Xiaomi Inc. is a privately owned Chinese electronics company headquartered in Beijing, China.

The world’s 4th  largest smartphone distributor, Xiaomi designs, develops, and sells smartphones, mobile apps, and consumer electronics. Since the release of its first smartphone in August 2011, Xiaomi has gained market share in mainland China and expanded into developing a wider range of consumer electronics, including a smart home device ecosystem. The company’s founder and CEO is Lei Jun, China’s 23rd richest person according to Forbes. The company sold over 60 million smartphones in 2014.

The company has over 8,000 employees, mainly in mainland China, Malaysia, and Singapore, and is expanding to other countries such as India, Indonesia, the Philippines and Brazil.


According to IDC, Xiaomi is now the third largest smartphone maker in the world followed by Lenovo and LG at fourth and fifth place respectively. Samsung remains at the first place despite declining shipment volume, followed by Apple Inc. at second place. Xiaomi also became the largest smartphone vendor in China in 2014, having overtaken Samsung, according to an IDC report.


Xiaomi is going to launch MI5 during the end of this year!

The specifications are expected as follows

      NETWORKTechnologyGSM / HSPA / LTE
2G bandsGSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G bandsHSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G bandsLTE
SpeedHSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps
        LAUNCHAnnouncedExp. announcement 2015, November
StatusRumored. Exp. release 2015, November
            BODYDimensions5.1 mm thickness
– Fingerprint sensor (Sense ID with ultrasound)
 DISPLAYTypeIPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size5.3 inches
Resolution1440 x 2560 pixels (~554 ppi pixel density)
– MIUI 6.0
PLATFORMOSAndroid OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop)
ChipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 820
CPUQuad-core 2.2 GHz & quad-core 1.8 GHz
GPUAdreno 530
MEMORYCard slotNo
Internal16/64 GB, 4 GB RAM
        CAMERAPrimary16 MP, 5312 x 2988 pixels, autofocus, optical image stabilization, dual-LED flash
FeaturesGeo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, panorama, HDR
Video[email protected], [email protected], [email protected], HDR
Secondary6 MP, 1080p
       SOUNDAlert typesVibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
3.5mm jackYes
       COMMSWLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
Bluetoothv4.1, A2DP
GPSYes, with A-GPS support, GLONASS, Beidou
RadioTo be confirmed
USBmicroUSB v2.0, Type-C reversible connector
      FEATURESSensorsAccelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
MessagingSMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
– Fast battery charging: 60% in 30 min (Quick Charge 2.0)
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
– MP4/DivX/XviD/WMV/H.264 player
– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer
       BATTERYNon-removable Li-Po 3030 mAh battery
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