Xiaomi Mi 5s specs revealed, may come with Snapdragon 821, 256GB Storage

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There have been many reports that we are going to see a Xiaomi Mi 5s refresh by the end of the year, the new specs listing clearly shows that Xiaomi is on track for a late reveal.

The Xiaomi Mi 5s is expected to feature a 5.15-inch 1080p display but this time with Force Touch or 3D Touch. Powering the smartphone is the new Snapdragon 821 quad-core SoC with Adreno 530 GPU, 6GB of RAM and 256GB of UFS 2.0 storage. We have seen a similar configuration recently with the Asus Zenfone 3 Deluxe but only being sold in Taiwan at the moment.

Xiaomi Mi 5s Expected Specifications

  • 5.15 inches Full HD Display (1080 x 1920 pixels, 428 ppi)
  • Dual-core 2.4 GHz Kryo & dual-core 2.0 GHz Kryo, Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 821 Processor
  • Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow)
  • Internal storage 256 GB, 6 GB RAM
  • 16 MP primary camera with Dual-LED (Dual Tone)
  • 4 MP front facing camera
  • Fingerprint Sensor
  • 4G LTE, NFC, GPS, Wi-Fi, FM Radio
  • 3490 mAh Non-removable Li-Ion battery

Coming back to the Mi 5s, there may be 4GB RAM models with 64GB and 128GB storage on offer as well. The rear camera remains at 16MP but gets a f/1.8 aperture lens and possibly a new sensor as well alongwith PDAF, 4-axis OIS.

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A 3490 mAh battery can also be found under the hood to keep the phone running with support for Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 for a quick top up. You will find a USB Type-C port here to similar to the previous-gen Mi 5. According to the listing the Xiaomi Mi 5s will keep the same 7.25 mm thickness, but with an increased weight of 147 grams. NFC support would also come in, which coupled with the ultrasonic Qualcomm fingerprint sensor may work with Xiaomi Pay.

At present there is no word on a launch date, or pricing. But we will keep you updated, stay tuned.


Source: Android Pure