Is this the first live image of the Xiaomi Mi 5s?

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Xiaomi is prepping for the launch of two high-end smartphones, the Mi 5s with a 5.15-inch display and the Mi Note 2 with a 5.7-inch display. The Mi Note 2 received the 3C certification a few days back, indicating that it will feature fast charging technology and early availability. Along with this, the company preparing to launch the Mi 5s, which is believed to be the successor to the Mi 5. The Mi 5s has appeared in AnTuTu listing, showcasing its 6GB of RAM and Snapdragon  821 processor. Now, the first live image of what appears to be the Mi 5s has popped up online.

Xiaomi Mi 5s Live Image

Mi 5s leaked image

Xiaomi Mi 5s Specifications

The Mi 5s is believed to carry high-end specifications, which were leaked a few days back. The smartphone might come with 5.1-inch display with 3D Touch technology. The leaked image shows a circular home button with an embedded fingerprint sensor, similar to the iPhone. However, you should take this information with a pinch of salt since we find the home button extra small compared to the size of the device. Considering 6GB RAM becoming a standard in high-end smartphones these days, the company is planning to equip the Xiaomi Mi 5s with 6GB of LP-DDR4 RAM and a Snapdragon 821 processor clocked at 2.4GHz.

Xiaomi has already begun the development of MIUI 9, which is believed to be based on Android 7.0 Nougat, and that it will be launched with the Mi 5s. However, according to AnTuTu database, the device still runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow. Xiaomi hasn’t scheduled a launch event yet for the Mi 5s, but it is expected to give a tough fight to the OnePlus 3 and the Samsung Galaxy Note 7. Company is also planning to the Xiaomi Mi Note 2 smartphone in the next few weeks. Stay tuned with us for the official announcement of these smartphones.

[Source: Weibo]



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