Update (28/08/2017) – Xiaomi Mi 5x the dual camera smartphone is expected to launch in India on 5th September. The company has tweeted that it will launch a Flagship Dual Camera device in India. There are some possibilities that this could be Xiaomi Mi Mix 2.
Launched – Xiaomi Mi 5x is officially launched in China. It has a 5.5″ of the 1080p display with 4 GB of RAM on the slot and 32 GB or 64 GB of the internal storage options. It has Snapdragon 625 under the hood with an Octa-Core 2.0 GHz CPU.
It runs on Android v7.1.1 Nougat OS out of the box with MIUI v8.5 over it. Dual 12 MP of rear camera with PDAF and 2x optical zoom is quite impressive. In the front, it has a 5 MP of selfie camera with 1080p of resolutions.
The rear-mounted fingerprint scanner, type – C reversible USB connector, NFC are some necessary features that this smartphone has.
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Xiaomi India launched the Mi Max 2 smartphone in India in a live event at New Delhi. During that period Xiaomi silently confirmed the launch date of Xiaomi Mi 5X and MIUI 9 on its official Weibo account. Before this, there were some official images leaked of an upcoming smartphone said to be Xiaomi Redmi 5.
Xiaomi already made it official that it will roll down the MIUI v9.0 update for all its selected devices before 16th August. The Chinese born, Canadian actor, singer, and model Kris Wu can be seen in the official pictures of the smartphone. He will be the brand ambassador of Xiaomi Mi 5X and will promote the device.
Two of the official images are seen on the official Weibo account of Xiaomi which have the same details i.e. the launch date of Mi 5X and MIUI 9. There are no more details seen on the official account about the smartphone. But it is mentioned that MIUI 9 is fast enough to fly away.
A few days ago there were a few promo images of this phone were leaked with some major specifications and pricing details on Weibo. Those promo images confirmed the presence of 5.5″ of the display with 1080p of HD resolutions. A rear-mounted fingerprint can be seen in the latest official image while the leaked promo images promised that Snapdragon 625 SoC would be there under the hood.
2 of the promo images seen a few days back on Weibo
Promo images also confirmed the presence of 4 GB of RAM to be equipped with the device with the dual rear cameras which are also there in the latest official picture. It will be featuring a metal unibody with a price tag of ¥1999 which is approx. $296 (as per the latest currency conversion rates).
All other specifications are still the mystery, but this mystery will be solved on Wednesday next week i.e. on 26th July.