Xiaomi Mi5 smartphone to be launched in India on Thursday; price to start at Rs 21,000

Mi 5 builds upon the design language of Mi Note, featuring 3D glass.

Last Updated: Mar 29, 2016, 12:43 PM IST
Xiaomi Mi5 smartphone to be launched in India on Thursday; price to start at Rs 21,000

Zee Media Bureau

Barcelona: Chinese handset company Xiaomi will launch its latest flagship device 'Mi 5' in India on Thursday (March 31). The company has already sent a media invite for its event in Delhi which reads ‘Everything you imagined, and more’.

Priced RMB 1,999 (USD 305 or about Rs 21,000) onwards, Mi 5 will be one of the first devices with Snapdragon 820 processor to be commercially available. It features up to 4GB RAM and 128 GB flash memory.

Mi 5 builds upon the design language of Mi Note, featuring 3D glass. It weighs 129 gm and has 3000 mAh battery and a front fingerprint sensor. It supports 4G+ network (Cat 12) and VoLTE.

Founded in 2010, Xiaomi has grown to become the world's fifth largest smartphone maker.

Xioami sells its products in countries like India, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines, Indonesia and Brazil.