Xiaomi Mi 5X With 4GB RAM, MIUI 9 Launched: Price, Specs, Release Date

Xiaomi has announced the latest mid-range smartphone, the Xiaomi Mi 5X running the latest MIUI 9 out-of-the-box. Xiaomi Mi 5X, the latest smartphone highlights a dual rear camera setup, 4GB of RAM, an octa-core Snapdragon 625 SoC, and improved audio performance, among other things. Here are the details.

Xiaomi Mi 5X: Design

The smartphone sports a metal unibody design with rounded edges and anti-fingerprint coating, and when you look at the dual rear camera setup, it looks like has been borrowed a lot of design cues from the iPhone 7 Plus.

Xiaomi Mi 5X: Specifications


When you talk about on the Mi 5X, you will get a 5.5-inch full-HD (1920×1080) LTPS display.


It is powered by a 64-bit octa-core Snapdragon 625 SoC clocked at up to 2GHz paired with 4GB of RAM. It is a dual-SIM mobile, which can be a 4G enabled smartphone, though.


The Mi 5X houses a dual rear facing camera sensors (12-megapixel wide-angle with 1.25micron pixel sensor and f/2.2 aperture, and another 12MP telephoto with 1-micron pixel sensor and f/2.6 aperture) similar to the Xiaomi Mi6. After all, it comes with a Portrait Mode for bokeh effects of iPhone 7 Plus and the OnePlus 5. Up front, it bears a 5-megapixel front camera with real-time beautification.

Storage & Syncing Options

The Xiaomi Mi 5X is offered with 64GB of internal storage – expandable up to 128GB via microSD crad support. Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, dual band Wi-Fi 802.11ac, GPS / A-GPS, USB Type-C port, and for audio, there’s a 3.5mm headphone jack.

Note: Most important is that the newly launched Xiaomi Mi 5X comes with a higher quality audio input with DHS Audio Calibration Algorithm and a standalone audio amplifier for improved quality through headphones. Battery package on the Mi 5X is of a 3080mAh capacity, and when dimensions are concerned, the smartphone measures 155.4×75.8×7.3mm, and weighs 165grams.

Xiaomi Mi 5X: Price and Availability

It costs CNY 1,499 (roughly Rs. 14,200) and will be offered in Black, Gold and Pink colors. There will only be a 4GB RAM/64GB storage variant on purchase, which is set to go on sale in China at 10 am on August 1st. Registrations for the first sale are already open, with over 800,000 people having shown an interest in buying the Xiaomi Mi 5X at the time of writing.

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