Xiaomi Mi 5X launched in China and the new mid-range smartphone from Xiaomi is priced CNY 1,499 (roughly Rs. 14,200) and will be offered in Black, Gold and Pink colour options. The phone highlights dual rear camera setup, an octa-core Snapdragon 625 SoC, and improved audio quality.
The smartphone will go on sale in China at 10 am on August 1, and registrations for the first sale are already open. However a release date for India is yet to be known.
The dual-SIM (Nano) mobile features a 5.5-inch full-HD (1080×1920 pixels) LTPS display and will run on MIUI 9 based on Android 7.0 Nougat. It is powered by a 64-bit octa-core Snapdragon 625 SoC clocked at up to 2GHz coupled with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage. The phone comes with a dual rear camera setup (12-megapixel wide-angle with 1.25-micron pixel sensor and f/2.2 aperture, and a 12-megapixel telephoto with 1-micron pixel sensor and f/2.6 aperture). It comes with a Portrait Mode for bokeh effects. The phone also has a 5-megapixel front camera with real-time beautification.
Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11ac, GPS/ A-GPS, USB Type-C port, and 3.5mm headphone jack. Sensors on board include an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, gyroscope, infrared, magnetometer, and proximity sensor. The phone packs a 3080mAh battery, measures 155.4×75.8×7.3mm, and weighs 165grams.