LAUNCHED: Xiaomi’s Mi 5X is a $220 rival to the OnePlus 5

Xiaomi Mi 5X full specifications

After multiple rounds of speculation, leaks and rumours, Xiaomi today made the Mi 5X official.

In a nutshell, the Mi 5X is something like a OnePlus 5 alternative from the company, compete with dual rear cameras and an iPhone-inspired look.

Have a look at the full specifications here.

Xiaomi Mi 5X Full Specifications

Xiaomi Mi 5X full specifications

  • Display: 5.5-inch
  • Resolution: 1920 x 1080p
  • Processor: Snapdragon 625
  • RAM: 4GB
  • ROM: 64GB
  • Rear Cameras: 12 megapixel dual cameras
  • OS: Android 7.1 based MIUI 9
  • Battery: 3080mAh

As seen from the spec sheet above, the Mi 5X is a cheaper alternative to Xiaomi’s own Mi 6, which itself is a fairly decent phone for not a lot of money.

Pretty much everything about the Mi 5X was available on the web before the launch today.

Xiaomi Mi 5X Pricing and Variants

Coming to the pricing, Xiaomi have been aggressive with the numbers as they usually are; the phone has been priced at 1499 yuan or $220, making it a fairly accessible mid-range phone.

The phone will be available in a total of three color variants, equivalents of gold, rose gold, and black. I’m going for the black one.

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