Xiaomi’s Mi 5s is already a hit among smartphone enthusiasts even before its release and rightly so as the consumer electronics company is probably coming up with the best device in its smartphone line-up with the 5s.The company has already started to mail media invitations for the Mi 5s launch event expected to take place in China on the next week on the 27th of September. The invite doesn’t mention the name of the smartphone, but it contains the letter ‘S’ that is a clear indication of Xiaomi’s plans. The upgraded version of the Mi 5 has been spotted on benchmarking website AnTuTu before revealing key specifications, and the smartphone has also been cleared by the Chinese 3C regulatory body.
Xiaomi Mi 5s Smartphone Specifications:
Hardware and Software:
The Xiaomi Mi 5s is expected to feature a 5.15-inch full HD (1080p) display with Force Touch feature akin to Apple’s 3D Touch.Under the hood, the device is expected to consist of a Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 quad-core chipset clocked at 2.4GHz with Adreno 530 graphics. Rumours state that the device might come in two different variants.The first model will bear 3GB LPDDR4 RAM coupled with 64GB of internal storage while the other one might have 128GB storage on top of 4GB RAM.
The Mi 5s is expected to sport a16MP rear camera with 4-axis OIS, PDAF focusing, and a f/1.8 aperture. the front shooter is rumoured tohave an 8MP sensorwith LED Flash support.
Battery and Connectivity Specifications:
Rumours suggest that the new device from Xiaomi will most probably house a 3,490mAh battery along with Qualcomm’s Fast Charge 3.0 support. Its connectivity options could be USB Type-C port, Bluetooth, GPS, NFC and Wi-Fi 802.11.
How much will the smartphone cost and when will it be available?
The launch of the smartphone is slated to be on the 27th of September, later this month and we could very well see the Mi 5S variants go on sale early next month. Post the launch of the device, it will soon be available on the E-commerce platforms online like Amazon and Flipkart. Though the pricing of the device has not been revealed yet, we are expecting the Xiaomi Mi 5S to be priced somewhere around the Rs.20,000 margin with its rich roster of updated features, impressive camera specifications and Battey Capacity.