Xiaomi Mi 5s — New Flagship with Snapdragon 821 Processor and Ultrasonic Fingerprint Sensor

Xiaomi has announced a new flagship Mi 5s, which has received a metal case instead of glass one and many upgrades over the original Xiaomi Mi 5. The device has 4 colors to choose from: black, silver, gold and rose gold.

Specifications of Mi 5s

  • Display 5.15″, Full HD, IPS, 2.5D, 600 nit
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 processor with the frequency of 2.15 GHz per core
  • 3 / 4 GB LPDDR4 RAM
  • 64 / 128 GB UFS2.0 flash memory
  • Cameras: primary 12 MP Sony IMX378, f/2.0, secondary 4 MP, f/2.0
  • 3200 mAh fast charging battery
  • Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2, NFC, 4G LTE
  • Dimensions: 145.6×70.3×8.25 mm
  • Weight: 145 grams

The smartphone will feature a 5.15″ Full HD display with an IPS matrix, 2.5D protective glass and a maximum brightness of 600 nit thanks to the additional system of the 16 LEDs below the screen. The flagship is available in two versions with different amount of RAM and flash memory — 3 / 64 GB and 4 / 128 GB. Both versions run on top Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 processors and Adreno 530 GPU core is responsible for the graphics.

One of the main features of the Xiaomi Mi 5s is the ultrasonic fingerprint scanner. It is located at the usual place — directly on the glass under the display. However, according to Xiaomi engineers, it is more accurate and reliable than conventional scanners in mechanical buttons. Just like its predecessor, the smartphone has a modern USB Type-C port for charging.

As for the photo and video features Mi 5s, the flagship is equipped with 13 MP main camera, Sony IMX378 sensor, PDAF phase detection autofocus and f / 2.0 aperture. The front camera is 4 MP with wide viewing angle of 80 degrees and the ability to make video calls in 1080p quality.

Among the interfaces of Xiaomi Mi 5s you can find a dual band Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.2. In addition, the smartphone has an NFC chip, which supports the Chinese payment system Mi Pay.

You can get more information about the product here.

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