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Xiaomi’s Mi 5 Retail Package Shows up in Images; Launch Planned for February 24th

Yesterday, Hugo Barra (vice-president for international business at Xiaomi), revealed the fact that Xiaomi Mi 5 flagship will be officially announced on February 24th during a press conference. Shortly after, on the Chinese social platform Weibo showed up a couple of leaked photos with phone’s retail packaging.


Even if the box isn’t fancy or something, the product is the one that¬†matters more. So, according to the recent leaks we’re going to have a 5.2-inch Quad HD or Full HD display on this phone, a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor on 64-bit, a 16-megapixel rear camera and a 8 or 13-megapixel front facing sensor great for selfie captures.


Other specs include a physical home button with fingerprint function, an USB Type-C port and Android 6.0 Marshmallow as default operating system. Apparently, Xiaomi Mi 5 will be launched in two different variants: one with 3 GB RAM and 16 GB space of internal storage, and another with 4 GB of RAM and 32 GB internal memory.