Xiaomi Mi 5 Launch Event: Watch it Here

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Xiaomi Mi 5 Launch Event: Watch it Here

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Xiaomi is all set to debut at the MWC with its much-anticipated Mi 5 flagship smartphone. The device has been talked about in a great deal for a long time now. We’ve had variety of leaked renders and specifications about the device and in a little over an hour, we’ll know just how much of that is true. You can watch the event, which begins at 1.30pm IST, right here.

From what we know so far, the Mi 5 is rumoured to sport a 5.2-inch QHD display with 2.5D curved glass on the front, although rumors of a 5.7-inch Mi 5 have also been doing the rounds. The device will be powered by the Snapdragon 820 chipset. No surprises there. Other rumoured specs include 3GB of RAM for the 32 GB storage model and 4 GB of RAM for the 64 GB storage edition. It will also come with support for microSD card slot. The Xiaomi Mi 5 is expected to feature 802.11ad – an industry-first Wi-Fi connection standard. A battery of 3600 mAh will be present inside the Xiaomi Mi 5. The device should also be compatible with Qualcomm’s Quick Charge 3.0.

Reports from last week reveal the phone to come with a beefy 26-megapixel camera with f/1.6 lens. The front camera is expected to be an 8-megapixel shooter. The main camera is also expected to come with tech like laser autofocus and Optical Image Stabilization.

We’ll know exactly how much the rumours about the flagship stay true. Tune in at 1.30pm to watch the event live.

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