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
|NETWORK||Technology||GSM / HSPA / LTE|
|2G bands||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900|
|3G bands||HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100|
|Speed||HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps|
|LAUNCH||Announced||Exp. announcement 2015, November|
|Status||Rumored. Exp. release 2015, November|
|BODY||Dimensions||5.1 mm thickness|
|– Fingerprint sensor (Sense ID with ultrasound)|
|DISPLAY||Type||IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors|
|Resolution||1440 x 2560 pixels (~554 ppi pixel density)|
|– MIUI 6.0|
|PLATFORM||OS||Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop)|
|Chipset||Qualcomm Snapdragon 820|
|CPU||Quad-core 2.2 GHz & quad-core 1.8 GHz|
|Internal||16/64 GB, 4 GB RAM|
|CAMERA||Primary||16 MP, 5312 x 2988 pixels, autofocus, optical image stabilization, dual-LED flash|
|Features||Geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, panorama, HDR|
|Video||2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@240fps, HDR|
|Secondary||6 MP, 1080p|
|SOUND||Alert types||Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones|
|COMMS||WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS support, GLONASS, Beidou|
|Radio||To be confirmed|
|USB||microUSB v2.0, Type-C reversible connector|
|FEATURES||Sensors||Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer|
|Messaging||SMS(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
|BATTERY||Non-removable Li-Po 3030 mAh battery|
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