While Mi 5S has a 12 MP rear camera, the Mi 5S Plus features two 13MP rear cameras.
Xiaomi today unveiled its latest smartphones, the Xiaomi Mi 5S and Xiaomi Mi 5S Plus. The Xiaomi Mi 5S comes in two variants - one with 3GB RAM with 64GB internal memory and another with 4GB RAM with 128GB internal memory. The Xiaomi Mi 5S Plus also comes in two variants - one has 4GB RAM and 64GB internal memory while the other has 6GB RAM and 128GB internal memory. Both the devices will be available for sale in China from 29th September.
The Xiaomi Mi 5S 3GB variant is priced at 1999 Yuan (approximately Rs 19,932), while the Xiaomi Mi 5S 4GB variant is priced at 2299 Yuan (approximately Rs 22,925). The Xiaomi Mi 5S Plus 4GB is priced at 2299 Yuan (approximately Rs 22,925) and Xiaomi Mi 5S Plus 6GB variant is priced at 2599 Yuan (approximately Rs 25,900).
Xiaomi Mi 5S features a 5.15-inch full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) display with brightness up to 600 nits and is powered by 2.15 GHz quad-core Snapdragon 821 processor and Adreno 530 GPU coupled with 3GB/4GB RAM. The dual SIM based smartphone runs on Android Marshmallow based MIUI 8 operating system and has a 3200 mAh battery with Qualcomm Quick charge 3.0 technology. It features a ultrasonic fingerprint sensor which is placed below the phone's display. The sensor recognizes fingerprints in a fraction of a second.
The Xiaomi Mi 5S boasts a 12-megapixel rear camera with dual-tone LED flash, f/2.0 aperture, Sony IMX378 1/2.3-inch sensor, PDAF and a 4-megapixel front facing camera with 2um pixels, f/2.0 aperture, 80-degree wide-angle lens, 1080p video recording. On the connectivity front, the device offers 4G with VoLTE, Bluetooth 4.2, WiFi (802.11 b/g/n), GPS with AGS/GLONASS, NFC and USB type C. The device measures 145.6 x 70.3 x 8.25 mm and weighs 145 grams.
Xiaomi Mi 5S Plus
Xiaomi Mi 5S Plus features a 5.7-inch full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) display with brightness up to 550 nits and is powered by 2.35 GHz quad-core Snapdragon 821 processor and Adreno 530 GPU coupled with 4GB/6GB RAM. The dual SIM based smartphone runs on Android Marshmallow based MIUI 8 operating system and has a 3800 mAh battery with Qualcomm Quick charge 3.0 technology. It features a fingerprint scanner which is built into its home button.
The Xiaomi Mi 5S Plus features two 13-megapixel rear cameras with dual-tone LED flash, Sony sensor, and PDAF feature. It can record 4K videos. A 4-megapixel front facing camera is also there with 2um pixels, f/2.0 aperture, 80-degree wide-angle lens, and it can record 1080p videos. On the connectivity front, the device offers 4G with VoLTE, Bluetooth 4.2, WiFi (802.11 b/g/n), GPS with AGS/GLONASS, NFC and USB type C. The device measures 154.6 x 77.7 x 7.95 mm and weighs 168 grams.
Both the Xiaomi Mi 5S and Xiaomi Mi 5S Plus come in four colors - Dark Gray, Silver, Gold and Rose Gold colors. No information about their release in India is available right now.
The smartphones has been spotted on the TENNA, a Chinese certification website.
Despite a fairly good experience in India, Xiaomi has chosen to keep India out of its plans for the two big launches from the firm, Mi Note 2 and Mi Mix.
Mi Mix is Xiaomi's design attempts to pull in the future with the device having 91.6 percent of screen to resolution. Which means the bezels (the space left over after the screen) on this phone is as thin as they can probable be.
The Xiaomi Mi Mix has been announced in 3 GB as well.
Xiaomi Mi Note 2 comes with 3D curved glass both at the front and back which makes it look like Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge.
In another round of leaks a new price of $590 (approx. Rs 39,500) is going around, just ahead of its launch.
The 4GB variant will come at CNY 2,799 (approximately Rs 27,800) while the 6GB variant will come at CNY 2,999 (approx. Rs 29,800).
Last month Xiaomi claimed that it has sold about 2.3 million units of Redmi Note 3 in just six months.
Latest rumours have revealed that the Mi Note 2 will be priced at CNY 5,699 which is about Rs 57,000.
Recently some images of Xiaomi Mi Note 2 surfaced online as per which it has a curved display.