Xiaomi Mi 5S and Mi 5S Plus Announced: Specifications, Pricing and Availability

Xiaomi Mi 5S

Xiaomi has just announced the Mi 5S at an event in China. The device sports a 5.5-inches Full HD curved display and is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 SoC. Let’s check out the specifications, features, and pricing of the Mi 5s in detail.

Xiaomi Mi 5S Specifications and Features: The Xiaomi Mi 5S sports a 5.15-inches Full HD (1920×1080 pixels) display, 600 nits brightness, 94.4% NTSC color gamut, 1500:1 contrast ratio. It is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 SoC clocked at 2.15GHz Quad-Core 64-bit processor with Adreno 530 GPU. The device packs 3GB LPDDR4 RAM with 64GB (UFS 2.0) internal storage and the high-end variant comes with 4GB LPDDR4 RAM with 128GB internal storage.

The Mi 5S runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow with MIUI 8 on top. Talking about the camera, the device rocks a 12-megapixel rear camera with Sony IMX378 1/2.3-inch sensor, dual-tone LED flash, f/2.0 aperture, PDAF, 4K video recording, 120fps slo-mo at 720p. On the front, there is a 4-megapixel front-facing camera with 2um pixels, f/2.0 aperture, 80-degree wide-angle lens for better wide-angle selfies and video chats. It comes with an Ultrasonic fingerprint scanner that is fast in recognizing.

Xiaomi Mi 5S

Connectivity features include 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11ac dual-band (MU-MIMO ), Bluetooth 4.2, GPS/GLONASS/Beidou, NFC, and USB Type-C. A 3200mAh (type) / 3100mAh (min ) battery with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 support on board.

Xiaomi Mi 5S Plus Specifications and Features: The Mi 5S Plus also sport similar specifications as the Mi 5S but differs in display size, chipset clock speed, higher RAM, Rear Camera, and Battery mAh. The Mi 5S Plus sports a relatively bigger display at 5.7-inches Full HD (1920 X 1080) display.

Xiaomi Mi 5S Plus

In the camera department, the rear camera features 13-megapixel dual rear cameras with dual-tone LED flash, PDAF, 4K video recording, 120fps slo-mo at 720p. It is powered by the same Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 SoC but is clocked at 2.35GHz Quad-Core processor. It packs 4GB RAM on the base model and a whopping 6GB RAM on the high-end variant. A v3800mAh battery with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0.

Xiaomi Mi 5S Pricing and Availability: The Xiaomi Mi 5S comes in Dark Gray and Golden colors and is priced at 1999 yuan (US$ 299/ Rs. 19,920 approx.) for the 3GB RAM variant and the 4GB RAM with 128GB variant costs you 2299 yuan (US$ 344 / Rs. 22,910 approx.). The device will go on sale starting on September 29 in China.

Xiaomi Mi 5S Plus Pricing and Availability: The Xiaomi Mi 5S Plus comes in Gold, Dark Grey, Silver and Rose Gold colors and is priced at 2299 yuan (US$ 344 / Rs. 22,910 approx.) for the 4GB RAM with 64GB storage variant, while the 6GB RAM with 128GB storage variant costs 2599 yuan (US$ 389 / Rs. 25,900 approx.). The device will be available in China from September 29th.