As most of you know, Xiaomi Mi 5 will be launching soon. Xiaomi’s new flagship will arrive on February 24th, this info has been confirmed by the company a couple of days ago. Xiaomi has officially announced that the event will be held in Beijing, which was to be expected, and that the Mi 5 will be announced during it. Now, it seems like Xiaomi won’t be holding this event in Beijing only, read on.
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The Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona is right around the corner, and as it usually goes, we’ll get to see a ton of tech companies showcase their existing and new products and plans. Well, unlike last year, Xiaomi will be one of those companies. This China-based tech giant will hold a press event in Barcelona on February 24th as well, and will announce the Mi 5 during that press conference as well (confirmed). We already knew that Xiaomi intends to expand to more markets around the world, and this is definitely a great sign. The Mobile World Congress (MWC) is one of the biggest, if not the biggest, tech trade shows in the world, and it’s a great opportunity for Xiaomi to get under the spotlight.
The Xiaomi Mi 5 rumors and leaks have been arriving non-stop for weeks now, and it will surely going to be interesting to see what Xiaomi has to offer. Now, based on those leaks, the Mi 5 will arrive in several variants (4 to be exact). Two of those variants will be made out of metal, and two will sport metal + glass design. Every single Mi 5 model will be fueled by the Snapdragon 820 SoC, which was confirmed by Xiaomi’s exec a couple of weeks ago. The Mi 5 will be available in 3 or 4GB RAM variants (depending on the model), and will ship with a 5.1 or 5.2-inch display up front. The display will sport a 1080p or QHD resolution, depending on the model, if the leaks are to be believed, of course. The 16-megapixel camera has also been mentioned in a number of those leaks, and same can be said for the 3,600mAh battery. Android 6.0 Marshmallow will quite probably come pre-installed on this device with Xiaomi’s MIUI 7 OS available on top of it.