Xiaomi Mi 5s likely to launch on September 27th

On: September 19, 2016

Xiaomi is all set to launch a new phone on September 27 in China. If reports are to be believed, Xiaomi will launch the recently surfaced Mi 5s during the event. Although the company is not talking much, the invite has the letter ‘S’ on it. This is how Xiaomi has given a hint implying that the upcoming phone will have the letter ‘S’ in its name. While things are not pretty much black-and-white at this moment, we think it’s the Xiaomi Mi 5s!


There have been several leaks and rumors, portraying the Mi 5s as a hardware-intensive device. The phone allegedly features Qualcomm’s ultrasonic fingerprint sensor. It may have a 5.15-inch Full HD display as well as a quad-core Snapdragon 821 SoC, clocked at 2.3GHz. For graphics, the phone reportedly includes the Adreno 530 GPU. The Xiaomi Mi 5s may come with either 4GB or 6GB of RAM packed inside. The device is said to offer three memory options — 64GB, 128GB or 256GB of internal storage.

The Xiaomi Mi 5s runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow on top of MIUI 8. The phone will have a 16-megapixel primary camera with f/1.8 aperture, phase detection autofocus (PDAF), dual-tone LED flash, and support for 4K video recording. There is no mention regarding the front camera. The device supports LTE / VoLTE and incorporates all standard connectivity options such as Bluetooth, NFC, GPS, USB Type-C, and WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac dual-band (MIMO). It also packs in a 3490mAh battery with a support for Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0.

Rumored Specifications of the Xiaomi Mi 5s

Display 5.15-inch (1080p Full HD)
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 Quad-Core
Camera 13MP rear
RAM 4GB or 6GB
Internal storage 64GB / 128GB / 256GB
Operating system Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Battery capacity 3490mAh


Tanmay Patange

Associate Editor at Pricebaba, Tanmay is working in the tech writing and content industry since 2011. His experience ranges from writing all thing tech, and sometimes with a pinch of salt. He admires Silicon Valley and HBO Newsroom the most and has a dream of becoming the next Will McAvoy some day. Contact him at

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