Xiaomi Mi5 the awaited phone. In this phone there are massive upgrade over its previous flagship smartphone in India, the Mi 4. Xiaomi gives a complete bucket, in which incredibly fast, great-looking, and metal design & slimmer boby. It has a 5.15-inch display that offers a well-balanced colour gamut and Full HD screen resolution. This device has Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 SoC, like most other Android phones in India.Only the 3GB RAM-32GB storage variant has been launched in India, but its performance is so good. The 16MP primary camera has 4-axis OIS, and is very fast. Also, the 3000mAh battery should last the entire work day, comfortably.

Xiaomi Mi5
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Xiaomi Mi5 borrows a lot of elements from its Mi Note series of phones and was constantly referred to during the launch address. One look at the Mi 5 and you will see the similarities for yourself. Xiaomi has refined the 3D glass curve design, making it way more rounded than we’ve seen on the Mi Note. The metal frame merges onto the glass back on the edges. The chamfering has a lot more slope. The Mi 5 looks elegant and with just around 7.25mm thickness and weighing around 129g, it’s impressive that Xiaomi mi5 has managed to have the camera flush with the plane of the body.

Xiaomi Mi5
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Xiaomi Mi5  features

Xiaomi Mi5 support for VoLTE, NFC, an infrared emitter, and Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 compatibility. Our review unit came with a Quick Charge 3.0 charger, but we’ve been told that units sold in India will come with a Quick Charge 2.0-compatible charger. Charging is quick even with a 2.0-compatible charger, and you can juice the phone up in less than 90 minutes.

Xiaomi Mi 5 has a 16-megapixel primary camera with a dual-tone LED flash, and a 4-megapixel front camera with bigger, 2-micron pixels. The rear camera is capable of shooting video at up to 4K, while the front camera can shoot full-HD video at 30fps. There is also four-axis optical image stabilisation for the rear camera, which helps immensely when taking quick shots and videos.

Xiaomi Mi5
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Xiaomi Mi5 camera app is easy enough to use on the face of it, but has some particularly annoying shortcomings as well and video is quick and easy, as is controlling HDR, flash and the camera switching. Swiping from the right brings up the filters, while swiping from the left shows the various modes, including timer, panorama, manual and more. You can also access settings from here, including the resolution and shutter controls.