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Xiaomi Mi 5 goes for sale on 5 May

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 2 May 2016, 11:57 IST

Chinese tech giant Xiaomi launched its flagship Mi 5 smartphone during Mobile World Congress event in February. The phone went on sale during second week of April in India. Now, after positive reviews and enthusiastic response from buyers, the company has announced its second round of sale.

The first Qualcomm Kyro processor equipped smartphone of the world, will go on sale from 4 May. Most interestingly, anyone can buy the device without any prior registration. This was first time when Xiaomi ditched Flipkart or Snapdeal for the online sale. The smartphone is currently available on Mi.com.

However, company may launch the Mi 5 for direct sale on shopping portals very soon.

Have a look at the specifications:

  • 5.15-inch full HD (1920x1080) IPS LCD display at 428ppi
  • Quad-core 1.8GHz Snapdragon 820 chipset
  • 32GB of internal storage,
  • 3GB of RAM and an Adreno 530 GPU
  • 16MP f/2.0 rear cam with 4-axis Optical Image Stabilization (OIS) and dual-LED flash,
  • 4MP front-facing camera.
  • Loaded with fingerprint scanner, Corning Gorilla Glass 4, a 3D Glass back, Dual LTE nano-SIM
  • Powered by 3000mAh battery with Quick Charge 3.0
  • Runs on Android Marshmallow 6.0 based MIUI 7.0
  • The smartphone is available in black, white, and champagne gold colour variants at Rs 24,999.

    First published: 2 May 2016, 11:57 IST