Speculations are rife about the Xiaomi?s Mi5 its latest flagship smart phone, the release of which has been deferred by the company a number of times since?August, October and November.
The Xiaomi Mi5 code named Gemini will feature the new generation Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 chipset. The new CPU designed through 14nm FinFet manufacturing process and? featuring all new Kyro architecture is far better equipped with 35 percent improved performance than its predecessor Snapdragon 810. This along with Adreno 530 graphics will give the device edge with 40 percent more graphics and 30 percent better power efficiency. The phone?will support dual channel LPDDR4 4GB RAM that is used in company’s flagship MiNote series.
According to?IBtimes?Xiaomi Mi5 will be supporting 5.2 inch QHD display with?2560 x 1440 resolution.? The 2K resolution along with the superior Adreno 530 graphics will ?allow for streaming ultra HD videos and support for high end gaming. The phone is likely to feature ?16 megapixel rear camera with optical Image Stabilization(OIS) and 8 mega pixel front camera according to the latest information.? Earlier it was rumored that phone would have a 21 mega pixel camera.
Another headline feature of the Xiaomi Mi5 will be 3D fingerprint scanner with advanced bio-metric security. It is said??to be far advanced than that of the 2D scanners in Apple or Samsung smart phones. Although rumors regarding retina scanner in the phone have been dismissed.?The Xiaomi Mi5 will be based on the latest Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system and will be powered by 3030 mAh battery with quick charge technology.? The The phone is likely to be priced between $350 – $400. The release date of Xiaomi Mi5 hasn?t been confirmed although it is rumored to be launched on 20th?December or sometime in 2016.
Xiaomi is one of the largest smart phone manufactures in China and have captured large market shares in countries like Malaysia, Indonesia and India? with competitive pricing strategy.? The success of this high stake launch? will decide the future of the company in the international market.