Benchmark: New Xiaomi Mi5 Specifications Tipped At Snapdragon 820 Chip

The Xiaomi Mi5 went through AnTuTu benchmark results with an impressive 73K score due to its deca-core MediaTek Helio X20 SoC. After the MIUI 7 launch and the announcement of the Redmi Note 2/Prime it was time to dig details about the Mi5 to break the silence, and allegedly appears on the benchmark database of AnTuTu. Rumored specs regarding the upcoming Mi flagship smartphone, Mi5 previously heard a new set of purported specs has also surfaced on the Web.

According to the Xiaomi Today report, the purported Xiaomi Mi5 smartphone has seen scoring an impressive 73075 points in the benchmark result, that to be said to be the reason of a deca-core CPU found on the MediaTek Helio X20 SoC. Previously it was rumored that the Mi5 would pack a Qualcomm Snapdragon 810, but for some overheating issues, the Chinese smartphone maker is said to have shifted to MediaTek.

Now that another report surfaced suggesting that both the Xiaomi Mi5 and Mi 5 Plus might run on Snapdragon 820 SoC, which we have to wait and see for Xiaomi to unveil the Mi 5 of course, to actually see its choice of chipset. Admited that the Mi5 will be posing with the all new Snapdragon 820, but Qualcomm’s latest and greatest is not expected to be seen in a working device until H1 2016.

Alternatively, Xiaomi may have opted for a MediaTek Helio X20, which obviously takes the prevalent big.LITTLE architecture to another level and employs a tri-cluster CPU with a total of 10 cores. The Chinese TENAA certification page however listed the larger screened brother of Mi5 Plus have 8 cores, so we may arguably get to see the S820 in the Mi5 this November.

The Xiaomi Mi 5 would be the first to run on the octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor, clubbed with 4GB of RAM and Adreno 530 GPU. It to feature a 5.3-inch QHD (1440×2560) pixels resolution display with pixel density of 554ppi, and arrive in 16GB or 64GB inbuilt storage variants with no option for expandable storage. Camera tipped to sport a 16MP rear with dual-LED flash and is backed by a 3030mAh battery package. Additionally, the device will exclusively sport a Fingerprint sensor on the rear panel, aprt from including a USB Type-C port. Software front, it goes with running the latest MIUI 7 pre-installed, absed on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop out of the box.

About the alleged Xiaomi Mi5 Plus handset, not much details have stored as yet but it is said to house a 5.7-inch QHD display, much like that of seen on Mi Note Pro, apart from Snapdragon 820 chip, a 3500mAh battery, a 23MP rear camera with OIS and laser AutoFicus and a 12MP Selfie front-facing sensor.

Finally, the above clarified info remains to be confirmed by solid evidence. We advise readers to take Xiaomi Mi5 with a grain of salt.