Xiaomi Mi 5X with 5.5-inch display and dual 12MP cameras officially announced


Xiaomi has officially announced its new smartphone, the Mi 5X. This newly unveiled device is said to be the competitor to the likes of Oppo and Vivo smartphones in the offline market with its phenomenal camera specifications at the cheapest price tag. The Xiaomi Mi 5X offers a Full HD display, an octa-core processor, dual rear cameras, and a huge battery.

The Xiaomi Mi 5X sports a 5.5-inch Full HD display with a pixel resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The device is powered by a 2.0GHz octa-core Snapdragon 625 SoC which is fueled with 4GB of RAM and 64GB storage. It runs on the Android 7.1.1 Nougat-based MIUI 9 out-of-the-box, which made its debut earlier today.

The main highlight of the phone is its dual rear-facing camera setup, with a 12-megapixel primary and secondary telephoto lens with panorama mode, facial recognition,  PDAF and much more. At the front, it sports a 5-megapixel camera which has got the ability to record 1080p videos. The device also has 4G VoLTE support, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS + GLONASS and USB Type-C support.

It packs a 3080mAh battery which lacks fast charging support. The device will be available in Black, Gold and Rose Gold colour option retailing for a price of CNY 1,499 (Rs.14,288). It will go on sale in in China from August 1, and its global availability is yet to be confirmed.

Xiaomi Mi 5X Specifications:

  • Display: 5.5 inch LTPS FHD display with 1920 x 1080 resolution, 403 PPI, 1000:1 contrast ratio
  • Software: Android 7.1.1 Nougat
  • Processor: Octa-core 2GHz Snapdragon 625 SoC with Adreno 506 GPU
  • Memory: 4GB
  • Storage: 64GB storage (expandable up to 128GB)
  • Rear-facing camera: 12-megapixel primary camera with wide-angle lens, f/2.2 aperture, 1.25μm pixel size, 12-megapixel secondary camera with telephoto lens, 1.0 μm pixel size, f/2.6 aperture, PDAF & dual-tone LED flash
  • Front-facing camera: 5-megapixel front camera with 1080p recording
  • Connectivity: Dual SIM, 4G VoLTE support, Wi-Fi 802.11a / b / g / n / ac, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, USB Type-C support
  • Dimensions: 155.4 × 75.8 × 7.3mm
  • Weight:165 grams
  • Battery: 3080mAh
  • Colours: Black, Gold and Rose Gold