New week new Xiaomi Mi5 leak!

xiaomi mi5 leak

What better way to start the week than an all new purported leak of the hotly anticipated Xiaomi Mi5.

Xiaomi revealed that they will be launching the Xiaomi Mi5 during 2 hour launch event to be held on the 24th February. Officially the company have been keeping details of the new flagship Mi a close guarded secret but company reps have already confirmed a Snapdragon 820 will be inside, while rumours have been filling in the blanks.

If we take all the rumours to be possible, then we could see 2 variants of the Xiaomi Mi5 launching during the Xiaomi event. Insiders say that one model will feature a curved glass front with 3GB RAM and 32GB internal memory, while a 4GB RAM 64GB memory version will feature a flatter design.

New Leaked Xiaomi Mi5

Externally the rumours get a little messy with competing designs showing up for the next gen Xiaomi.

xiaomi mi5 leak

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This latest leak shows an all metal body, with camera located in the top left, single LED flash and 4 hole in the middle that could possible be for a charging cradle. The design is not dissimilar to the iPhone 6S, or one of the latest HTC phones.

A side image shows an opening to the left which could be for a SIM tray.

xiaomi mi5 leakThe base is where a single speaker, 3.5mm headphone jack and (oddly) a standard USB plug is found. The 3.5mm headphone jack shows minimal metal around the opening meaning a phone of 6mm thick or there abouts.

xiaomi mi5 leak

Finally we have the power and volume rocker positions on the right of the phone, in true Xiaomi fashion.

The big question here is are these images of the Xiaomi Mi5, another Xiaomi or are they fake. Our big concern is the use of a standard USB. Xiaomi have already used Type C on the Xiaomi Mi4c and we expect more modern devices and flagship phones to feature the new standard. Unless this is a new uber thin Redmi model, we’re not convinced this is really an Mi5. What do you think?

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  1. Alexey D
    January 25, 2016

    hopefully its fake ugly ulephone =)

  2. realjjj
    January 25, 2016

    You know that’s a Vivio or something, Xiaomi would risk looking too much like Apple.

    • January 25, 2016

      haha, Xioami products look really similar to Apple (mini router and magic pad, power bank and iPod) but I agree, I really doubt this is a Xioami. My money is on a HTC

      • willysson
        January 25, 2016

        Hey, question for you. On the website, you’ve got a “story”—“Helio P10 Elephone M3 $199 with free shipping”. If one scrolls through the pictures, some show a round rear camera, others a square camera. Is this phone finalized? What is being sold?

      • MattD
        January 25, 2016

        The same person who published those pics admitted afterwards that this is an oppo device with a photoshopped mi logo in place of the original one!

  3. Tajwar
    January 25, 2016

    Clearly photoshopped

  4. balcobomber25
    January 25, 2016

    Another week another fake Xiaomi leak. This is now about the 10th completely different design we have seen.

  5. Muhammad Yasir
    January 25, 2016

    ok , thats it !
    i know the mi5 is pretty much outta my range …. BUT , im gonna stop reading these posts now ! enough bull with the leaks … EVERY TIME its a freakin different render/design . kinda kills it for tech geeks , esp young ones !

    the Mi5 has a birth date , i.e 24 Feb 2016 , lets wait for that and see how the much touted phone is in flesh !

  6. trapchan
    January 25, 2016

    everyone is following apple’s design. and then 2 year from now, all of them will follow iPhone 7 design.

  7. Shikhar
    January 25, 2016

    None of the pic shows the front of the phone. If you look at the camera and flash area in last pic closely you will notice that it is just the metal body/case. I would say it’s just a RUMOUR!

  8. Luai Kamel
    January 25, 2016

    No I am sure is not xiaomi , if yes then it is budget phone not flagship

  9. January 26, 2016

    November 23rd it’s OPPO R9 and now it’s Xiaomi Mi5 🙂 🙂 🙂

  10. Cpaun
    January 26, 2016

    Looks fake

  11. Mati
    January 26, 2016

    Not again, those ugly stripes! 🙁
    I just don’t get it, why the hell someone would copy the most annoying feature of gayphones? Why?

  12. saur
    February 1, 2016

    more like redmi 3 pro/prime by xiaomi’s current standard

  13. iFool
    February 4, 2016

    Bad placement of camera. Should be in the middle so fingers are less likely to get in way. Look at other phones. Don’t copy stupid iPhones.
    I have had such problems trying hard to spread fingers outward. Fingers get tired if you are taking lots of pictures or holding position for a long time

  14. Dasha Konfetka
    March 14, 2016

    Пошли в продажу уже по 400$ на aliexpress. Цена немножко кусается, но он того стоит!!!