Xiaomi Mi5 listed at Gearbeast, to be released in february


Finally the leaks of Xiaomi Mi5 are heating up, This time the product got listed on Chinese Retailer ” Gearbeast.com ” , Though price was not mentioned, but specs are fully revealed.

A separate Weibo post confirms those dates mentioned above. The listing from the retailer includes the same renders of the handset that have been leaked on the web recently. We get a front physical Home button, volume and power buttons on the right side, while at the back there’s the main camera with dual tone LED flash.

The Weibo information is in line with statement by Xiaomi’s Co-Founder and Senior VP Liwan Jiang who last week revealed that Mi 5 has entered mass production and the company will be making sure that there will be enough units available for consumers when the phone finally launches ( may be in february ).

Xiaomi recently gave away launch time frame of the Mi 5 flagship. The company said that the Xiaomi Mi 5 will launch soon after the Spring Festival, which will start from February 8, and lasts 15 days. That makes it 23rd February.

Also on GearBest the specs we’ve heard of are confirmed: a 5.2 inch Quad HD screen ( 1440 * 2560 ), 4 GB RAM, Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor, 16 MP Rear camera and 8 MP Selfie shooter. Powered by a 3600 mAh battery, a fingerprint scanner and the OS is MIUI 7 based on Marshmallow. Info about mass production having already started appeared over the past hours, so this sounds solid.

Earlier reports talked about a price tag of $348 for the 4 GB RAM/ 64 GB storage model and $303 for the 32 GB storage/ 3 GB RAM unit.


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