Xiaomi is all set to unveil its next flagship smartphone tomorrow. The company has already sent media invites for the September 27 launch event. Speculations have it that the company will reveal Xiaomi Mi 5s and Xiaomi Mi 5s Plus tomorrow. Their pricing and some leaked photos have surfaced ahead of launch date.
Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun on his Weibo account, shared the samples of Mi 5s camera. He stated that a sunset shot taken from a boat is real and not edited. He also talked about the camera having good clarity. The EXIF data of the image indicates that it carries Xiaomi Mi 5s moniker.
Xiaomi Mi 5s, Xiaomi Mi 5s Plus Pricing and Storage Variants
The Xiaomi Mi 5s with 6 GB of RAM will come with an internal storage of 64 GB. It will be priced at CNY 1,999 ($299). The Xiaomi Mi 5s Plus will come with 6 GB of RAM. The device will have internal storage of 256 GB and will be priced at CNY 2,999 ($449), Xiaomi Today reported.
Both the smartphones are expected to come powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 821 chipset. Also, these smartphones will be available in lower RAM and native storage versions.
Xiaomi Mi 5s Specifications, Features
The Xiaomi Mi 5s will come with 5.15-inch pressure sensitive screen to support 3D Touch like feature present on recent iPhones. It will support full HD resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels. The device will be run on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow out of box, customized with MIUI 8 user interface.
On the other side, Xiaomi Mi 5s Plus will be arriving with a larger screen of 5.7 inches. It will support Quad HD resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels.
According to recent rumors, both the smartphones will include Qualcomm’s Sense ID (ultrasonic fingerprint Scanner) that will be placed under capacitive Home button below the display. It will be powered by 2.15 GHz quad-core processor and Adreno 530 graphics of Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 821 chipset.
The Mi 5s smartphone will come with 16-megapixel dual camera on their rear side and a 4-megapixel front facing camera on their front side.
The smartphone will be packed with 3,490 mAh battery that will support Qualcomm’s Quick Charge 3.0 feature. Other common connectivity options on Xiaomi Mi 5s and Mi 5s Plus include USB Type-C port, GPS, NFC, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi. It will come with dual nano sim slots.