Xiaomi Mi 5 Specifications Tipped by Leaked Retail Packaging

We are exactly one week away from Xiaomi’s February 24 launch event in China as well as a limited media preview at MWC 2016 in Barcelona the same day. But there is no shortage of leaks related to the upcoming flagship from the Chinese handset maker. In a latest leak, a retail package sticker claimed to be from Xiaomi Mi 5 retail box has surfaced on the Internet tipping some of the innards of the handset.

According to the leaked details (via GizmoChina), the Mi 5 will feature a 5.15-inch full-HD display and will be powered by a 2.5GHz Snapdragon 820 processor. The purported retail package sticker of the Mi 5 smartphone also adds that the device will be backed by a 3000mAh battery and will sport a USB Type-C port. The smartphone is listed to pack a 16-megapixel rear camera alongside a 4-megapixel front camera.

The company had confirmed the chipset details alongside other details including dual-SIM functionality, and NFC connectivity.

Recently, Xiaomi, following LG’s lead, unveiled a protective case for the upcoming flagship Mi 5 smartphone. The company touted that the case had a thickness of 0.45 mm.

Based on preliminary leaks, the Xiaomi Mi 5 will come in two memory and storage versions – 3GB of RAM with 32GB inbuilt storage, and 4GB of RAM with 64GB storage. It is also supposed to feature Quick Charge 3.0. The Chinese company is also said to use a pressure-sensitive touchscreen, which will be a technology similar to Apple’s 3D Touch-like pressure sensitive technology.


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