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Xiaomi Mi 5 (2015) review

Android OS v5.1 (Lollipop)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996
Adreno 530
4 GB / 64 GB
5.2 inches (1440 x 2560 px)
16 MP, 2988 x 5312 px, autofocus

Xiaomi announced the launch of the Mi 5 smartphone in 2015. The manufacturer is offering the Xiaomi Mi 5 phone with 5.2 inches display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996 chipset, 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal storage.

The Xiaomi Mi 5 comes with Android OS v5.1 (Lollipop) out of the box, and a Li-Po 3030 mAh, non-removable battery. The 5.2 inches phone comes with IPS display (1440 x 2560 px). The IPS display provides enhanced features, such as optimal viewing angles, color accuracy, invariable color reproduction and better power consumption.

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Xiaomi Mi 5 specifications

BrandXiaomi
NameMi 5
ModelMI5
Release date2015

Body

Colorsblack, gold, pink, white

System

The Xiaomi Mi 5 comes with Android OS v5.1 (Lollipop) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v5.1 (Lollipop)
SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996
CPUQuad-core 2.5 GHz Kryo
GPUAdreno 530

Display

The size of Mi 5 screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 5.2 inches IPS display of Xiaomi Mi 5 with 1440 x 2560 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeIPS
Screen size5.2 inches
Resolution1440 x 2560 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of Xiaomi Mi 5 (4 GB) cannot be expanded.

RAM4 GB
Internal storage64 GB
Memory card slotno

Camera

The camera of the Mi 5 is equipped with autofocus. An autofocus (or AF) optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area. Very few Android cameras come without autofocus.

Selfie camera8 MP
Main camera16 MP, 2988 x 5312 px, autofocus
FlashDual LED

Connectivity

The Xiaomi Mi 5 supports 2G, 3G and 4G/LTE networks. This phone has a built-in GPS. GPS is a highly accurate navigation system using signals from satellites to determine a location on the Earth's surface, irrespective of weather conditions. Most phones have a GPS unit on board. The Mi 5 phone has built-in FM radio. The built-in FM Radio is great for listening to your favorite radio station.

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G / 4G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetoothv4.2, A2DP
GPSA-GPS, GLONASS
NFCno
FM radioyes
USBUSB Type-C
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Po 3030 mAh, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The lithium polymer (Li-Po) battery is a thin, light-weight, rechargeable battery. No periodic discharge is needed and charging can be done at random. The battery of Mi 5 isn't removable without voiding the warranty.

TypeLi-Po 3030 mAh, non-removable

Features

Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer is a sensor that measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. This Xiaomi phones comes with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear. The Mi 5 is a safe and durable IP67 dustproof and waterproof smartphone built for outdoor usage. This smartphone doesn't support fast charging technology.

Sensorsaccelerometer, compass, light, proximity
SpecialsCertified IP67 dustproof and waterproof, MIUI 7
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The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the Xiaomi Mi 5, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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