As suggested, Chinese leading smartphone company Xiaomi launched the two new devices: Mi 5s and Mi 5s Plus. The smartphone will be available to buy in its first sale on 29 September.
While looking at the design of the Xiaomi Mi 5s, it is very much similar to the iPhone 6s design. it has a unibody aluminum design with a brushed metal finish. Just like iPhone 6s it have antenna lines along the top and bottom of the device. Smartphone features 5.15 FHD(1920 x 1080) display with 2.5D curved glass. It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 chipset coupled with 3GB or 4GB RAM. 3GB RAM variant comes with internal memory of 64GB while the 4GB RAM comes with 128GB storage.
It sports 12MP ultra-sensitive Sony IMX 378 rear camera with dual-LED flash and 80-degree wide angle. The rear camera also features PDAF technology with f/2.0 aperture with 6 lens. The 4 MP front camera is of f/2.0 aperture. One of the new feature of the smartphone is its new fingerprint sensor technology. Company has used new ultrasonic fingerprint sensor that uses Qualcomm Snapdragon Sense ID.
The Mi 5s is powered by 3200 mAh battery with USB type C port. For connectivity there is Dual sim support along with the WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac , Bluetooth 4.2 and NFC option.
The Mi 5s is priced at CNY 1999 (approximately $299) for the 3GB/64GB model and CNY 2299 (approximately $344) for the 4GB/128GB model. Handset will be available in gray, silver, gold, and rose gold color options.
Mi 5s Plus
Mi 5s Plus has larger 5.7 inch FHD(1920 x 1080) display. It is powered by similar Snapdragon 821 processor. Here you will get 4GB/64GB model and 6GB/128GB model. The fingerprint sensor is situated at the back while there is also a dual rear camera setup.
Mi 5s Plus comes with 13MP dual camera with One camera captures color images and the other captures only black and white images. There is 4MP front camera just like its brother. The device is backed by bigger 3800 mAh battery.
The 4GB/64GB model priced at 2299 (approximately $344) While the 6GB/128GB model priced at CNY 2599 (approximately $389).