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Xiaomi Mi 5 Review

Design And Display

After two years Xiaomi Mi 4 has not been updated. Finally, Xiaomi has launched the best of their model, Xiaomi Mi 5. Apparently, the rumors about the design and specifications of the phone are correct. Only, during the launching, Xiaomi not announced the pink model as leaked before. Maybe Xiaomi will release a special edition in the future with pink color. For exterior designs, there is two material used on the back of the Xiaomi Mi 5. The body with ceramic can be found in the Pro edition only. For the other two models, it comes with a back cover made of glass on the back site. For display, both come with 5.15 inch with Full HD resolution.

Specification And Features

The specifications can not deny anymore, the phone at the top of all smartphone in its level. In fact, some parts of the Xiaomi Mi 5 is much better compared to other flagship devices such as 4-Axis technology for OIS seen better than another flagship device included Apple iPhone 6S. Camera quality is also impressive with 16 Megapixel sensors on the back side. The front camera also brings with 4 Megapixel cameras for the selfie. Under the hood, Xiaomi Mi 5 powered with Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820 4 GB RAM. There is also 32 GB, 64 GB and 128 GB built-in memory option.

Price And Release Date

For the Chinese market, Xiaomi Mi 5 will go on sale on 1 March 2016 through official site Mi.com. For other international markets will be onward later soon.

  • Xiaomi Mi 5 Release Date : March 2016

For the selling price in Malaysia, the price of Xiaomi Mi 5 expected come around RM1999 for 128GB version, RM1499 to RM1299 for 64GB model and a 32GB model. While, for Xiaomi Mi 5 price in the United State, UK Singapore, Australia, Canada, New Zealand and Switzerland, the phone expected to come with the price starting USD320, £229, SGD449, AUD439, CAD429, NZD479, and CHF318, respectively.

Xiaomi Mi 5 Pros and Cons

  • Dual SIM With LTE Support
  • Full HD 1080P IPS Display
  • Better Performance with Snapdragon 820
  • Fingerprint Scanner
  • Large Internal Memory and RAM
  • Design Made From Metal Body
  • Best Camera Features
  • USB Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
  • No Dust Proof and Water Resistant Features
  • Non-Removable Battery
  • Lack of microSD slot

Xiaomi Mi 5 Price In Malaysia

Model Price
Xiaomi Mi 5 Pro Edition – 128GB
Xiaomi Mi 5 – 32GB RM1549 (RRP)
Xiaomi Mi 5 – 64GB RM1899 (AP)
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Price In Singapore From SGD619
Price In USA From USD320
Price In UK
From £229
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The device is not available on Lazada Malaysia.

Xiaomi Mi 5 Specifications

Platform Android 6.0 (Marshmallow)
  • Dual-Core 2.15 GHz Kryo + Dual-Core 1.6 GHz Kryo – Pro Edition
  • Dual-Core 1.8 GHz Kryo + Dual-Core 1.6 GHz Kryo
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820
GPU Adreno 530
Announced Date February 2016
Release Date 18 June 2016 (Malaysia)
GSM Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
UMTS Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
LTE Network LTE
  • Dual SIM Version
Type Smartphone
Design Candybar
Dimensions 144.6 x 69.2 x 7.3 mm
Weight 139 g
  • Fingerprint Scanner
Technology IPS LCD Display, 16M colors
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (FHD), 428 PPI Pixel Density
Aspect Ratio 16 : 9
Size 5.15 inches
Touchscreen Capacitive Touchscreen, Multitouch
3.5 mm Audio Jack Yes
Radio Yes
Music Player Yes
Internal Memory
  • 32/64 GB With 3 GB RAM
  • 128 GB With 4 GB RAM – Pro Edition
Expansion Slot
Internet Data GPRS, EDGE, HSPA, LTE
USB Yes, Type-C 1.0
Bluetooth Yes
Infrared Yes
Camera 16 Megapixel, F2.0
Sensor Sony IMX298 Sensor, 1/2.8″ Sensor Size, 1.12 µm Pixel Size
Resolution 4920 x 3264 pixels
Flash Dual-LED (Dual Tone) flash
Focus Phase Detection Auto Focus (PDAF), Touch Focus
Features Geo-Tagging, OIS (4-Axis), Face/Smile Detection
Shooting Modes Auto, Panorama, HDR
Video 2160P (UHD), 1080P (FHD), 720P (HD)
Front Camera 4 Megapixel, F2.0
Battery Li-Po 3000 mAh (Non-removable)
Colors ██ – Black
██ – White
██ – Gold
Sensors Accelerometer, Gyro, Proximity, Compass, Barometer
Applications Organizer, Google Search, Maps, Gmail, YouTube, Calendar, Google Now
  • Quick Charge 3.0