Xiaomi Mi5 

price Rs. 24,999 onwards  | launch Apr, 2016

excellence score 

52.6

value for money score 

64.9

Not available at any of our listed stores

Phonecurry's 2-Minute Review

quick-read review written by the phonecurry editorial team, summarising opinion across 17 Expert Reviews

What we liked

  • Excellent build quality

  • Beautiful, premium, stunning design with a curved backing - this phone is a looker

  • Rounded rear makes it comfortable to hold

  • Compact and light-weight - fits snugly in your pocket

  • Excellent display with good brightness levels, high contrast, and outdoor readability

  • MIUI is one of the better, and neater Android UIs around and has useful customization options

  • Excellent performance with top-of-the-line hardware, that stands up against the very best, including the Galaxy S7 which is at a much higher price point

  • Very good camera performance with instant focus, fast shutter speed, better than expected low-light performance, plenty of resolved detail, high dynamic range, and excellent colors and contrast

  • Very good battery life, with fast charging support

  • Excellent audio quality

  • Good fingerprint scanner

What we didn't

  • Video recording quality is underwhelming

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Xiaomi Mi5 Specifications

Operating System
Smartphone OSAndroid 6.0, Upgradeable to 7.0
Display
TouchscreenYes (Capacitive)
Screen Size5.15 inches
Screen Resolution1080x1920 pixels (~ 428 pixels per inch)
Display Features
  • Sunlight Display
  • Night Display
  • Reading Mode
  • Color Temperature Adjustment
  • 95% NTSC Color Gamut
Sensors
  • Infrared Sensor
  • Accelerometer
  • Ambient Light Sensor
  • Proximity Sensor
  • Gyroscope
  • Barometer
  • Hall Sensor
  • Electronic Compass
Fingerprint sensorYes
Processor/RAM
Processor1.8 GHz, Quad Core, Qualcomm Snapdragon 820
GPUAdreno 530
RAM3 GB
Memory
Internal Memory32 GB
Battery
Battery Capacity3000 mAh
Dimensions
Weight129 gm
Thickness7.25 mm
Camera
Camera16.0 MP
Camera Auto-FocusYes
Camera FlashYes
HD Video RecordingYes (4K)
Other Camera Features
  • Sony IMX298 sensor
  • F/2.0 Aperture
  • Phase Detection Auto Focus
  • 4-axis Optical Image Stabilization
  • 6-Piece Lens
  • Sapphire Glass Lens Cover
  • Two-tone Flash
  • DTI Image Enhancement
  • 32s Manual Exposure
  • Qualcomm 2nd-gen Spectra ISP
  • Low light Enhancement
  • HDR Adjustments
  • Panorama
  • Auto HDR
  • Burst Mode
  • Face Recognition
Secondary Camera4.0 MP
Secondary Camera Features
  • 2um Pixel Size
  • F/2.0 Aperture
  • 80-degree Wide-angle Lens
  • Beautify with 36 Smart Beauty Profiles
  • Large 2-Micron Pixels
  • Mi Video Call with real-time Beautify
  • Selfie Countdown
  • Face Recognition
Connectivity
BluetoothYes
USBYes
WiFiYes
4GYes
VoLTEYes
3GYes
2G Internet (GPRS/EDGE)Yes
GPSYes + GLONASS + BeiDou
CompassYes
NFCYes
More
App StoreGoogle Play Store
Dual SIMGSM+GSM
Noise FiltrationYes
More
  • Fast Battery Charging (Quick Charge 3.0)
  • Curved 3D Ceramic glass
  • WiFi Dual Band
  • WiFi Direct
  • USB Type-C

About Xiaomi

Headquaters China
Brand Perception
Good
Service Quality
Average
Contact Info
Service Centre Locations