In a recent press event in China, Xiaomi popularly known as ‘apple killer’ in China, unveiled xiaomi  Mi5s and Mi5s plus, which is a successor of the earlier released Xiaomi Mi5, which was the infamous flagship from xiaomi, with pumped up specs, the xiaomi has returned with Mi5s and Mi5s plus. Both of the new phones Xiaomi Mi5s and Mi5s plus, have high end hardware, with Snapdragon 821 powering them both up, and plus having a massive 6 GB RAM, and a dual 13 MP camera,

Mi5 was already a perfect flagship, mi5s and mi5s plus just fills the gaps and adds on few features that might grab your eye, more than the massive RAM, we have a new ultrasonic fingerprint sensor  underneath the home button, for a better feel and snappy lag-free usage.

Features Xiaomi Mi 5s Xiaomi Mi 5s Plus
Os MIUI 8 on Android 6.0 Marshmallow  MIUI 8 on Android 6.0 Marshmallow
RAM and storage 3GB RAM/64GB storage
4GB RAM/128GB storage
4GB RAM/64GB storage
6GB RAM/128GB storage
SoC 2.15GHz Snapdragon 821 2.35GHz Snapdragon 821
Display 5.15-inch IPS Full HD display
600 nits, 95% NTSC coverage
 5.7-inch Full HD display
600 nits, 95% NTSC coverage
Rear camera 12MP 1/2.3-inch with Sony IMX 378 sensor
4K video, PDAF, OIS, dual-LED flash
1.55µm pixel size
Dual 13MPwith dual-tone LED flash, records 4K video, PDAF, OIS,
ClearSight technology
Front shooter 4MP camera with 1080p video recording 4MP camera with 2.0µm pixels
Connectivity 4G+ with 3x carrier aggregation, Wi-Fi ac
Bluetooth 4.2, Wi-Fi Direct, NFC, GPS
4G+ with 3x carrier aggregation, Wi-Fi ac
Bluetooth 4.2, Wi-Fi Direct, NFC, GPS
Charging USB-C with Quick Charge 3.0 USB-C with Quick Charge 3.0
Battery 3000mAh 3800mAh


Should you buy it?

Xiaomi Mi5s is priced at ¥1,999 (300 USD) for 3 GB RAM and 64GB storage, and ¥2,299 (345 USD) for 4GB of RAM and 128GB storage, for the specifications its definitely bang for the buck, 300USD is definitely worth spending, with such specs, the improved MIUI should do better, coming to the Xiaomi 5s Plus, the one with 4GB of RAM and 64GB storage is priced at  ¥2,299 (345 USD) and the high-end model with 6GB of RAM and 128GB storage will be available for ¥2,599 (390 USD).

the full on metal chassis, makes the build quality of the phone good as well as gives a brushed metal look, which looks and feels premium in hand, coming to the availability, as of now xiaomi hasn’t confirmed the release dates for other countries, all we can do is wait!

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1 Comment

  • Heeralal Choudhary
    Posted December 25, 2016 7:25 pm 0Likes

    Mi 5s plus is superstar. Smartphone. Please tell me how I buy?

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