Last week, the Xiaomi Mi 5 was unveiled at the Mi Fan Festival along with the Mi Power Bank, and now the flagship device is ready to go on flash sale on April 13 at a price of $376. Other products to be sold with it are the 2000mAH powered Mi Power Bank ($26) and Xiaomi Redmi Note 3.
Xiaomi Mi 5 topped the “Top 10 Performance Smartphones, Q1 2016’ chat via AnTuTu Benchmark testing. Samsung’s Galaxy S7 Edge and iPhone 6s appeared on the second and third positions, respectively. Slash Gear explains the caveats in the ranking of the smartphones.
Despite the fact that the Xioami Mi 5 share similar chipset with the Galaxy S7 edge, the Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 820, the former device has lesser pixels to handle than the latter. It explains why the 1080p Xiaomi Mi 5 beat the 2K Galaxy S7 edge.
Before you buy the Mi 5, we give you a quick glance at its features. It has 5.15-inch full HD display along with a 3000mAH battery, Android 6 OS and a 16MP rear camera with four-axis OIS. Other camera features incorporate dual tone flash, 4-axis optical image stabilization and a 4MP front snapper, as stated by the Financial Express. It should be noted that the device records over 16 million registrations for first flash sale.
As for the Xiaomi Redmi Note 3, it has a 5.5-inch display screen with 1080×1920 pixel IPS LCD screen in two ROM versions, 16GB and 32GB. The rear camera is 16MP and the front camera is 5MP. As for the chipset, the phone runs on Qualcomm’s MSM8956 Snapdragon 650. For more info on specs read the details as reported by GSM Arena.
If you take a look through all the top ten performance smartphones, you won’t find LG G5 anywhere on the list. This is because the device launched this month, thus missing the first quarter. To find out how the LG G5 fares in the benchmark, we will have to wait until the end of second quarter.
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