Earlier, we reported that the Chinese Tech Giants Xiaomi is all set to launch the successor of its much popular smartphone of the year, the Xiaomi Mi 5. The smartphone will be named as the Xiaomi Mi 5s. Now as per the recent reports, Xiaomi has scheduled an event at the China National Convention Centre in Beijing on September 27 where the company will unveil the Xiaomi Mi 5s smartphone. Company has also released a teaser for the same with a big ‘S’ taking the spotlight, hinting that the much rumoured Xiaomi Mi 5s is finally set for a launch.
The biggest highlight of the Xiaomi Mi 5s is the Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon 821 processor clocked at 2.4 GHz which is expected to come with 6 GB RAM. The smartphone is also rumored to come with Qualcomm’s Sense ID ultrasonic Fingerprint Scanner. According to Qualcomm, the Sense ID biometrics technology uses 3D characteristics of the user’s fingerprint to deliver more efficient scanning. The technology also makes it possible for users to use the fingerprint scanner even when users fingers are wet. (read more)
The Xiaomi Mi 5s smartphone will run on Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS and will be powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 821 SoC and Adreno 530 GPU. The Smartphone will come with 6 GB LPDDR4 RAM, and 256 GB of UFS 2.0 internal storage. Some other leaks also suggests that a version with 3 GB RAM and 64 GB internal storage, and a premium version with 4 GB RAM and 128 GB internal storage.
The display of the smartphone is said to be 5.15-inch full-HD (1080p) with Force-Touch features. The smartphone will be equipped with a 16 mega-pixel rear camera with f/1.8 aperture and features 4 axis optical image stabilization (OIS) and phase detection auto-focus (PDAF). The device will be backed by a 3,490 mAh battery and will features Qualcomm’s fast charging 3.0. The smartphone will also features Type-C USB port, Bluetooth 4.2, and Qualcomm’s ultrasonic fingerprint scanner.