Xiaomi has introduced their new flagship back in February during the Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona. The company has introduced two different version of the device, the regular Xiaomi Mi 5 which comes with 3GB of RAM and either 32GB or 64GB of internal storage, and the premium Mi 5 Pro model which ships with 4GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. That being said, the Mi 5 has been available for purchase (through flash sales) in China for a while now, and now we have some new Mi 5 info to share with you, read on.
This China-based company has decided to release a White variant fo the Xiaomi Mi 5 Pro with a 3D Glass back. This handset is identical to the regular Mi 5 Pro, but it’s white, and in features 3D Glass back unlike the Black model which comes with a ceramic back. Thanks to the fact there’s no ceramic here, the Mi 5 Pro also costs less than a black variant, this handset is priced at 2,599 Yuan ($400). This is not all, however, the company has also decided to announce that the previously unveiled Gold model of the Xiaomi Mi 5 will be available for purchase (both the Mi 5 and Mi 5 Pro). The standard model will be priced at 1,999 Yuan ($354), while the ‘Pro’ model will cost 2,299 Yuan ($354). Both the White and Gold Xiaomi Mi 5 (Pro) models will be available for purchase in China starting April 29th, where the company plans to hold the first flash sale for these two models. The sale will commence at 10AM (local time), and you’ll be able to get the device through Xiaomi’s official website.
The Xiaomi Mi 5 & Mi 5 Pro share all the specs except RAM and internal storage, as already mentioned. The Mi 5 (Pro) features a 5.2-inch fullHD (1920 x 1080) display, and is fueled by the Snapdragon 820 64-bit quad-core processor, and an Adreno 530 GPU for graphics. The 16-megapixel snapper can be found on the back of this handset, and a 4-megapixel camera (2um pixel size) is placed up front. Android 6.0 Marshmallow comes pre-installed on the Mi 5 (Pro), and on top of it, you’ll find MIUI 7 OS. Two SIM card slots are available here, and the internal storage cannot be expanded. The device(s) measures 144.6 x 69.2 x 7.3mm, while they weight 129 / 139 grams (depending on the variant).