Xiaomi Mi 5 spotted on retailer website, launch date tipped

Xiaomi Mi 5

Leaks and rumors surrounding the Xiaomi Mi 5 have created an incredibly clear picture about the smartphone for us already, but as always, there’s more. We now have a retailer which has jumped the gun, and has listed the phone in its catalog already.

And that’s not all; it has also come to light that the Xiaomi Mi 5 will apparently be launched in China on February 20 and will go on sale the very next day. But the top story is really the leak which has given away the main specifications of the much anticipated handset.

According to Android Headlines, retailer Gearbest had put up listings complete with images of the Mi 5. The device has been revealed to feature a 5.2-inch Quad HD display (565ppi), while purportedly it runs on the brand new Snapdragon 820 processor clubbed with 4GB of RAM.

A quick glance at the leaked specs of the Xiaomi Mi 5:

– Display: 5.2-inch, Quad HD resolution (565ppi)
– OS: Android 5.1 Lollipop-based MIUI 7
– Processor: Quad core Snapdragon 820
– GPU: Adreno 530
– Memory: 4GB RAM, 64GB storage
– Cameras: 16MP rear, 8MP front
– Battery: 3600mA

The listing says Xiaomi has blessed its newest flagship with dual SIM slots, apart from 4G support of course. As for the camera setup, it will be highlighted by a 16MP rear unit, while selfies and video calling will supposedly be taken care of by an 8MP shooter. A 3600mAh non-removable battery will be seen powering the device from within.

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Let us now wait and watch when the Xiaomi Mi 5 will be unveiled by its makers, and what kind of a price tag will be given to it. Until then, stay tuned for more details regarding the handset.