Xiaomi Mi 5 February 24 launch officially confirmed

After several confirmationsleaks and expectations, the Xiaomi Mi 5 is now officially confirmed to be launched on February 24. Last week Xiaomi’s Senior VP Liwan Jiang on his social media account said that the Mi 5 would be launched on February 24, and now, company’s India head too has confirmed the launch date.


Manu Kumar Jain, Head of Xiaomi India, has now confirmed the launch date through his twitter handle. His tweet read “#Mi5 – launching on February 24. An amazing start to 2016! :)


The image shared along with the tweet reads “All you ever imagined, and more. 2016 Mi Product Launch.” The Mi 5 launch event will be held at China National Convention Center on February 24 and will start at 2pm according to China’s time i.e., 11.30am IST. The launch event is not only restricted to media personnel, but also for the Mi Fans. Mi Fans can attend the launch event by buying the ticket for the event which is priced at ¥199 i.e., $30.

Expected Xiaomi Mi 5 specifications:

  • CPU: Snapdragon 820 SoC (confirmed)
  • RAM: 4GB
  • Operating System: Android 6.0 Marshmallow
  • Display: 5.2-inch QHD display
  • Rear Camera: 16MP
  • Front Camera: 13MP
  • Internal Storage: 32GB/64GB
  • Battery: 3600mAh battery with support for Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0

The Xiaomi Mi 5 is also expected to come in four different variants, this is just another rumor, but again, you never know. Now that we have the official launch date, we can expect Xiaomi to reveal more details about the Mi 5 in the form of teasers.

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