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Xiaomi Set to Unveil Mi5 with Helio X20 SoC on October 19

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Xiaomi Set to Unveil Mi5 with Helio X20 SoC on October 19

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Xiaomi is all set to launch its next-gen flagship phone, the Mi5, at an event on October 19 in China. The company announced the event on Weibo. The event may also see the launch of the rumoured Mi Band 2.

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From what we know so far, the Mi5 will have a Helio X20 chipset and will not come with the Snapdragon 820 as production of the chipset has been delayed. Other features expected in the Mi5 include 5.2-inch Quad HD (1440×2560) AMOLED display, 4GB RAM and 16/64GB of Internal storage.

The Mi5 is also rumoured to sport a 16MP rear camera with dual LED flash, 8MP front camera and a battery of 3,030mAh capacity. A fingerprint sensor can also be expected as many new devices are now coming out with the feature. The expected price of the Mi5 is around 1,999 Yuan (Rs. 20,500 approx.)

You can also expect some news regarding Windows 10-powered laptops and tablets from Xiaomi. Earlier, the company stated that it would start production of its laptop in the first quarter of 2016. Follow this space for more on Xiaomi’s event.

Update: Sorry folks, it turns out the Mi5 will not be unveiled on Monday. The company denied the rumours on Weibo.

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Sanket Vijay
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44 comments
Pranav
Pranav

Another heater box version i5\U0001f602\U0001f602\U0001f602

Sudhir22Kumar
Sudhir22Kumar

@Author : Correct yourself it has been confirmed that it's not Mi5 launch ! check your facts once again 

Rishabh Bhatti
Rishabh Bhatti

helio series is mediatek's premium serious...no heating issues with HTC one Me....bharat himself said its better than snapdragon 810

Ayush Rathee
Ayush Rathee

And jab ache marks hoge first sem main to hopefully mil jaygea\U0001f602

Ayush Rathee
Ayush Rathee

Bhai Feb tak aa jayega paisa\U0001f602\U0001f602

Vidit Bhomawat
Vidit Bhomawat

I don't think Mac ke baad teri maa tujhe yeh dilaygi. \U0001f602

Amogh Wagh
Amogh Wagh

Lel, heating issues mate. It was already rumoured that it might have this or a higher sd proccy

Saurav Bv
Saurav Bv

Now don't tell the opposite way :(

Amogh Wagh
Amogh Wagh

But helio x20 is a powerful chip

Shishu Sharma
Shishu Sharma

they will launch indian version with most likely snapdragon 808 on it

Harjeet Singh
Harjeet Singh

uske 8 co founder ne mana kr diya hai ki mi5 nahi launch hoga 19 oct ko......

Jamil Ahmed
Jamil Ahmed

Mediatek MI5 only for China good going xiaomi and money maker hugo

Amol Sapkal
Amol Sapkal

No update any xiomi phones like nexus and moto

Ganesh Bhanushali
Ganesh Bhanushali

Get Mi4c to India n see how your market share increases !!! Mi5 thn can be placed higher up in the flagship category...

Shrish Singh
Shrish Singh

competiting with #Meizu #MX5 & #one_plus_two and #Zenphone 2 4GB variant. :P

Manish Kumar
Manish Kumar

Mediatek? Means no kernels. They messed up with the kernel of note 3g and redmi 1. They are gonna mess it up again.

Arun Sharma
Arun Sharma

#Xiaomi India MTK BAN *cries in corner*

teja2495
teja2495

@igyaan just read somewhere that its not they're not releasing in that event?

Shivam Pandey
Shivam Pandey

Wtf Mediatek Means Mi5 will Not launch in India...