Less than a week ago, we did bring you whispers of alleged Xiaomi Mi5 specifications, where its current soon-to-be predecessor, the Xiaomi Mi4, is about to arrive at its 12-month retirement age. An image of the device has appeared on Weibo, alongside claims that it has more hardware specifications detailed, so we will just have to take this bit with a grain of salt. Or more, depending on your tolerance for smartphone rumors.
Word has it that the Xiaomi Mi5 will come with a 5.2” QHD LCD display, that will have added protection thanks to Gorilla Glass 4, while featuring 2.5D edges. A Snapdragon 810 chipset ought to provide with the necessary amount of computing power, although we have no idea as to how much RAM there is within.
Apart from that, chances are it will arrive with a 16MP primary camera behind, while selfie lovers will definitely find the 13MP shooter a lovely addition. It has a 3,000mAh battery that ought to last quite a while, whereas quick charge support makes it all the more convenient to juice up under more pressing situations.
In addition, there are also whispers of the Mi5 Plus, which is touted to look like a sequel to the Mi Note Pro, which means it will sport a 5.7” QHD display, Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon 820 chipset, a 23MP (!) camera at the back with OIS and laser autofocus, and a 12MP shooter located in front. A 3,500mAh battery ought to power it, while there should be fast charging capability as well. Ah well, it is good to wait and see what turns out in the end.