Remember the time when you absolutely wanted to get your hands on an exquisitely finished smartphone with features packed through the rooftop and yet priced at an unbelievable number? The Xiaomi Mi5
is one such smartphone but should you pay attention?
Yes, because it is crafted from metal and glass, the Mi5’s design gets two thumbs up and it is all beautifully executed. At 129 grams, it is not heavy either and feels rather good to hold with its 7.25mm thin frame. The craftsmanship is worth mentioning here. Take a closer look and you will notice that the camera on the rear does not stick out and the speaker at the bottom too is wonderfully integrated.
Coming back to the camera on the rear, which is a 16MP spec and supports 4-axis OIS (optical image stabilisation). So if you are one with shaky hands, you can say goodbye to blurry images. What’s more? You can shoot in glorious 4K too and Xiaomi promises sharp shots in low light.
The Xiaomi Mi5 has a ton of grunt on the inside to match its beauty on the outside. Which means the Quad-core Snapdragon 820 CPU (1.8GHz) gets paired up with 3GB of RAM, ensuring that number crunching won’t be a problem and things will load up super quick. Storage comes in the form of 32GB onboard, and if that’s not enough, Xiaomi will also offer a higher spec 64 and 128GB version of the Mi5.
Storage comes in the form of 32GB onboard, and if that’s not enough, Xiaomi will also offer a higher spec 64 and 128GB version of the Mi5.
The display of a smartphone is one thing that needs to be top spec, as it is the one area you interact with most. The Mi5 here offers a 5.1in, Full HD (1920 x 1080) resolution, 428 PPI screen that offers a 1500:1 contrast ratio. The last bit helps in offering deep blacks when you watch your favourite TV show, movie or more in HD.
With a 3000mAh battery keeping things chugging along nicely, you should be able to enjoy at least 10 hours of usage, unless you are a power user. To round it up, this new offering does look promising for its price of ₹ 24,999. It is a well-crafted smartphone that serves up the goodies.
To round it up, this new offering does look promising for its price of ₹ 24,999. It is a well-crafted smartphone that serves up the goodies. Check out the phone on tatacliq.com and we bet you'll like it just as much as we do, if not more.
Also Read: 10 Best Smartphones under Rs 15,000
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