Xiaomi Mi 5 coming on March 31, let the price speculations begin

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The Xiaomi Mi 5 is one of the most anticipated smartphones in India right now, owing mainly to the popularity that the company’s other devices enjoy here due to their low price and advanced features. The Chinese firm has now finally decided to unveil its new flagship in the country with March 31 having been marked down as the date on which that will happen.

It has already started sending out press invites for this shindig. What remains to be seen now is the price at which the Xiaomi Mi 5 will be sold in India. Knowing the company’s usual strategy with its smartphones, we’re expecting a pretty attractive retail value to be affixed to the handset.

And it’s not to say the same has already been hinted at by Xiaomi President Lin Bin through a recently interview. He has mentioned that the phone will be sold in India at anywhere between Rs 20000 and Rs 27000, which makes it a striking offering considering the kind of high-end specs it has received.

Here’s a neat look at the specs of the Xiaomi Mi 5:

– Display: 5.15-inch, 1080p full HD
– OS: Android 6.0 Marshmallow-based MIUI 7
– CPU: octa-core Snapdragon 820
– GPU: Adreno 530
– Memory: 32GB/64GB/128GB
– RAM: 3GB/4GB
– Camera: 16MP rear, 4MP front
– Battery: 3000mAh
– Weight: 129/139gms
– Size: 144.5 x 69.2 x 7.25mm

Xiaomi Mi 5

It’s powered by nothing less than the Snapdragon 820 chipset which will be paired with 3GB or 4GB worth of RAM depending on the variant. The Mi 5 moreover, houses a 16MP f/2.0 rear camera which features 4-axis OIS among other advanced traits.

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Like we said, March 31 is the date on which the Xiaomi Mi 5 will be launched in India. Let us now wait and watch what kind of a price tag is granted to it by its makers.