Wednesday, 29 March 2017
Mobile

Xiaomi Mi 5 scores over 14 million registrations for its first sale

Chinese electronics company Xiaomi unveiled its latest smartphone flagship called the Mi 5 at the Mobile World Congress.

The MWC event was held in Spain in the late part of February. Now, the handset is all set to go on sale from the 1st of March in China.

The company has proudly proclaimed a massive 14 million registrations for its flagship Mi 5. The registrations were made via Xiaomi’s official site.

Hitting such a huge number of registrations in a mere 5 days is definitely a new record made by Xiaomi. However, this new record is not completely out of the blue because the Xiaomi fans have been waiting for Mi 5 smartphone for over 18 months.

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Tomorrow, Xiaomi will make the two versions of Xiaomi Mi 5 accessible to the registered consumers. The device sales will set off at 10 am according to the Chinese time.

The two versions to be released include a 3GB RAM edition with 32GB ROM and the 3GB RAM version accompanied by 64GB ROM.

A statement on the Xiaomi’s official website declared that only the white variant will be available for purchase tomorrow and there is no information yet about the availability of the black version.

This high-end Xiaomi handset will flaunt 5.15 inches display with 1080p screen resolution. Xiaomi Mi 5 is driven by a Snapdragon 820 quad-core SoC. The handset will come with 3GB/4GB RAM and 32GB/64GB and 128GB ROM choices.

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For the camera, Xiaomi Mi 5 packs in DTI technology and dual LED flash supported 16MP rear camera that also features 4-Axis OIS and PDAF. In addition, it also sports 4MP ultra pixel snapper.

Xiaomi Mi 5 is powered by a 3000mAh battery backup which comes with Quick Charge 3.0 technology. The device will set back its users by $305.