Finally the much awaited flagship device from Xiaomi for 2016 is launched in a live event in MWC 2016. So let us discuss what Mi has bought for its customer for this year. This a live post that will be updated after every key specification disclosure in the event. So stay tuned with us to get the complete and updated information about Xiaomi Mi5. You can also watch the live Mi5 launch event below. Please note that the time mentioned below is Indian Standard Time (IST).

1:30PM: Mi5 launch event started. The event has not started yet, though Mi logo is projected on the screen. 13000+ users watching live.

1:35PM: The event still not started. 14525 users watching live.

1:39PM: Launch event finally started but without audio.

1:45PM: Finally the event started with audio and Hugo Barra made his appearance.

1:50PM: Hugo announced that Xiaomi is the number 1 mobile company in China and rank 5th in the world.

1:54PM: Mi Band is the number 3 wearable gadget in the world, while Mi power bank is the number product in its category.

1:57PM: It has snapdragon 820, Adreno 530 GPU, 4GB RAM and 128GB onbard storage.

1:59PM: 142084 score in AnTuTu

2:01PM: Quick charge 3.0 support.

2:05PM: First device to have UFS 2.0

2:06PM: Mi5 support 4G+

2:08PM: It also VoLTE

2:11PM: Comes in black, white and gold color. Mi5 has unique curve design.

2:20PM: 3D Cremanic body which is durable and water resistant. Slim metal frame.

2:23PM: Front fingerprint sensors.

2:28PM: 69.20 x 144.55 x 7.25 mm dimensions. 5.15 inch screen. 129 grams. 3000 mAh battery.

2:35PM: Mi5 comes with 16MP Sony IMX298 primary camera with OIS.

2:38PM: 4MP 2micron front camera with Beautify software technology.

2:40PM: 600 nits and 16 LED in display. Sunlight Display.

2:45PM: Support NFC reading and writing.

2:48PM: It comes with MIUI 7 with 5 default themes. It is the first Mi device to ship with Android Marshmallow.


2:51PM: Mi5 Pro is priced at RMB 2699 while Mi5 is priced at RMB 1999.

2:56PM: The phone will be available from 1st March in China via official Mi website and soon it will be available in global market.

2:58PM: Event ended.


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