Xiaomi Announces Mi 5 At MWC

Xiaomi Mi 5

Xiaomi today announced its flagship device Mi 5? at MWC. Mi 5 is surprisingly light (129 gms) for its powerful specs. It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor, up to 4GB RAM and 128GB storage. It hits an insane 142,084 AnTuTu score. Unlike the old Mi flagship device, Mi 5 has great looks and build quality. The 3D ceramic body fits a 5.15” display in a grip of a 5” device. It has all the features you expect from a flagship device of 2016 like Quick Charge 3.0, fingerprint scanner and a 16MP camera with 4-axis OIS.


– Snapdragon 820, up to 4GB RAM + 128GB UFS 2.0
– 600Mbps 4G+ download speeds, VoLTE
– 3D ceramic/glass body, weighs 129g
– 5.15” 16 LED light display, 3D ceramic/glass body
– Front fingerprint sensor
– 16MP 4-axis OIS + 2µm-pixel 4MP camera
– 3000mAh battery, Quick Charge 3.0
– Full feature NFC 
– 69.20 x 144.55 x 7.25mm 

Here is the best thing about this device, its price. It starts at about $310 for the base model and the Mi 5 Pro with 124GB storage, 4GB RAM and 3D ceramic cover will cost about $410.

Xiaomi Mi 5 6

Remember, Microsoft could be releasing Windows 10 Mobile ROMs which you can install on this device. If you are looking for an affordable flagship Windows 10 Mobile device, Xiaomi Mi 5 might be the best choice.

The article has been updated to note that Microsoft may or may not release the W10M ROM for the Mi 5.