Xiaomi Mi 5s to launch on 27 September, teaser revealed

Xiaomi Mi 5 Fingerprint Sensor

After the multiple leaks over the web, Xiaomi have finally scheduled an event on the 27th of September, 2016. The Chinese smartphone brand has now teased a poster for the launch of the upcoming smartphone. The Xiaomi Mi 5s launch date poster is  indicating an “S”, which most probably implies the official unveiling of the Mi 5s. The Mi 5s and the Mi Note 2 are the two high-end flagship smartphones that are expected to be released by Xiaomi.

Xiaomi Mi 5s Launch Date

Xiaomi Mi 5s Launch Date
Xiaomi Mi 5s Launch Date Teaser

Xiaomi Mi 5s Leaked Specifications

The Xiaomi Mi 5s is expected to feature a 5.1-inch (1920×1080p) display with Apple iPhone 6s-like 3D touch technology. It will be equipped with the Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon 821 SoC and 6GB of RAM. The device will run Android 6.0 Marshmallow with the new MIUI 8 on top of it. It will use the same 16-megapixel rear-facing camera, but with a wider f/1.8 aperture and a higher resolution 8-megapixel front-facing camera. The primary camera is also expected to be capable of shooting 4K videos at 30fps and 1080p videos at 120fps.

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

The Xiaomi Mi 5s is a beefed up variant of the Mi 5 Pro, and will come with a larger 3,490mAh battery, which will also be capable of rapidly charging using Qualcomm’s Quick Charge 3.0 technology. There might also be one more variant of the device with a whopping 256GB of onboard storage. Xiaomi definitely wants to provide better a alternative to the OnePlus 3 with 6GB RAM and the iPhone 7 that comes with 256GB of internal storage. Stay tuned with us for the offical announcement of the Mi 5s.

The company also has a separate event on September 21 where Xiaomi will introduce a new Mi Power Bank with a USB Type-C port and a microUSB port. In India, the company will introduce the Mi Air Purifier 2 on the same day at an event in New Delhi. The company has also been thinking to bring the Mi Notebook Air in India due to consumer demand.

[Source: Weibo]

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