Xiaomi Mi 5

  • Available. Released 2016, April
Xiaomi Mi 5
  • Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow) Dual-core 1.8 GHz Kryo & dual-core 1.36 GHz Kryo - Standard edition Dual-core 2.15 GHz Kryo & dual-core 1.6 GHz Kryo - other editions
  • 128 GB, 4 GB RAM - Pro edition 32/64 GB, 3 GB RAM - other editions
  • 16 MP, f/2.0, phase detection autofocus, OIS (4-axis), dual-LED (dual tone) flash,
  • Non-removable Li-Po 3000 mAh battery

Overview

Xiaomi Mi 5 is an Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow) smartphone announced by Xiaomi in 2016, February. It’s a [3G/4G] supported, Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) phone which comes in 5.15 inches (~73.1% screen-to-body ratio) and 144.6 x 69.2 x 7.3 mm (5.69 x 2.72 x 0.29 in) with 1080 x 1920 pixels (~428 ppi pixel density) and IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors.

Some other notable features of Xiaomi Mi 5 are Fingerprint, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer Sensors. Xiaomi Mi 5 Built in running OS is Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow) and it’s powered with Dual-core 1.8 GHz Kryo & dual-core 1.36 GHz Kryo - Standard edition Dual-core 2.15 GHz Kryo & dual-core 1.6 GHz Kryo - other editions while internal/external memory of the phone stands at Dual-core 1.8 GHz Kryo & dual-core 1.36 GHz Kryo - Standard edition Dual-core 2.15 GHz Kryo & dual-core 1.6 GHz Kryo - other editions 128 GB, 4 GB RAM - Pro edition 32/64 GB, 3 GB RAM - other editions (some GBs will be consumed by pre installed Apps and OS so available space would be less than stated memory) however user can upgrade internal memory by inserting into the device

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When comes to the camera, Xiaomi Mi 5 features 16 MP, f/2.0, phase detection autofocus, OIS (4-axis), dual-LED (dual tone) flash, on the back with Dual-core 1.8 GHz Kryo & dual-core 1.36 GHz Kryo - Standard edition Dual-core 2.15 GHz Kryo & dual-core 1.6 GHz Kryo - other editions1/2.8" sensor size, 1.12 µm pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, panorama, HDR options whereas the front selfie camera is 4 MP, f/2.0, 1/3" sensor size, 2µm pixel size, 1080p@30fps . Battery of the phone is Non-removable Li-Po 3000 mAh battery

Xiaomi Mi 5 comes in various colors like Black, White, Gold, Ceramic . You can find here detailed Xiaomi Mi 5 specification following with video reviews, Classified Ads and price in Pakistan from online and offline stores. You can also explore the user’s review tab to get an idea about the opinions of other users of this Model while we also encourage you to give your valuable review of the model if you have own experience of using Xiaomi Mi 5 for other members.

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Launch

  • Announced 2016, February
  • Status Available. Released 2016, April

Network

  • Technology GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE
  • 2G GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
  • 3G HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
  • 4G LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)
  • Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat12 600/150 Mbps
  • GPRS Yes
  • Edge Yes

Body

  • Dimensions 144.6 x 69.2 x 7.3 mm (5.69 x 2.72 x 0.29 in)
  • Weight 129 g / 139 g (4.90 oz)
  • SIM Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
  • Build Corning Gorilla Glass 4 back panel

Display

  • Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
  • Size 5.15 inches (~73.1% screen-to-body ratio)
  • Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (~428 ppi pixel density)
  • Multitouch Yes
  • Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 4

Platform

  • OS Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow)
  • Chipset Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820
  • CPU Dual-core 1.8 GHz Kryo & dual-core 1.36 GHz Kryo - Standard edition Dual-core 2.15 GHz Kryo & dual-core 1.6 GHz Kryo - other editions
  • GPU Adreno 530

Memory

  • Card Slot No
  • Internal 128 GB, 4 GB RAM - Pro edition 32/64 GB, 3 GB RAM - other editions

Camera

  • Primary 16 MP, f/2.0, phase detection autofocus, OIS (4-axis), dual-LED (dual tone) flash,
  • Features 1/2.8" sensor size, 1.12 µm pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, panorama, HDR
  • Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps, 720p@120fps,
  • Secondary 4 MP, f/2.0, 1/3" sensor size, 2µm pixel size, 1080p@30fps

Sound

  • Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
  • Loudspeaker Voice 67dB / Noise 67dB / Ring 74dB
  • 3.5mm Jack Yes

Comms

  • WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
  • Bluetooth v4.2, A2DP, LE
  • GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
  • NFC Yes
  • Radio No
  • USB Type-C 1.0 reversible connector

Features

  • Sensors Fingerprint, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
  • Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
  • Browser HTML5
  • Java No

Battery

  • Battery Non-removable Li-Po 3000 mAh battery

Misc

  • Colors Black, White, Gold, Ceramic
  • Price group 7/10 (About 380 EUR)

Pros & Cons of Xiaomi Mi 5

Advantages

  • 4G Enabled Handsets give you more download speed and a faster internet experience than 3G.
  • Front camera Front Camera enables you to take your own photos and do videocalling (on supported devices).
  • Card Slot Memory cards give your device more storage capacity. So you can store more data such as songs, photos and videos.
  • Accelerometer Detects motion as well as the orientation of a device (horizontally or vertically).
  • Gyroscope Determines orientation and rotation and provides more accurate 3D motion tracking than an accelerometer.
  • Fingerprint You can use fingerprint sensor to quickly unlock your phone using your finger.

Dis-Advantages

  • Single Sim You wont be able to use two sims at the same time in one cellphone
  • Small Screen Size Small screen sizes makes it hard to enjoy watching movies or reading
  • Older OS makes it tough to install latest app updates
  • Less storage means you can not keep more data and cann't install more or heavy apps (MB's)
  • Less RAM means you can't run multiple functions at the same time with smooth speed
  • Camera Not suitable for taking high resolution photos.
  • Less battery time means that you would have to plugin charger sooner then you expec

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