Xiaomi Mi 5X Specifications Reviews and Price


Yesterday Xiaomi officially announced its latest smartphone, the Xiaomi Mi 5X. This came after series of leaks and rumour speculations. The specs of the device are however not far from what has been rumoured.

Xiaomi Mi 5X Specification Review

The Mi 5X features a 5.5-inch FHD screen – 1080*1920 pixel resolution protection with a 2.5D Glass. Design wise, the device has a unibody metal build which measures 155.4×75.8×7.3mm and weighs 165grams. The back has a premium anti-fingerprint coating with rounded edges.


Just like the Xiaomi Mi 6, the Xiaomi Mi 5X spots dual 12MP rear cameras and 5MP Front facing selfie shooter.

Connectivity Options

Just as expected, it accepts a Nano-SIM dual-SIM with other connectivity options such as 4G VoLTE, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11ac, GPS/ A-GPS, USB Type-C port, and 3.5mm headphone jack. Sensors on board include an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, gyroscope, infrared, magnetometer, and proximity sensor.

Software and Performance

It is powered by the latest MIUI 9 based on Android 7.0 Nougat, a 64-bit octa-core Snapdragon 625 SoC clocked at up to 2GHz coupled with 4GB of RAM. The new Nougat-based MIUI 9 comes with Xiaomi’s Smart Assistant, built-in Image Search, a new file system among other improvements. The battery capacity of the Xiaomi Mi 5X is 3,080mAh.

Audio Quality

In the audio department, the Xiaomi Mi 5X doesn’t disappoint as it boasts DHS Audio calibration Algorithm with a stand-alone audio amplifier which will enhance the overall audio experience whether on Headphones or through the speakers.

Xiaomi Mi 5X Specs Details


  • Dimensions: 155.4×75.8×7.3mm
  • Display Size: 5.5 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1920 x 1080 pixels LTPS display
  • Body Build: Aluminum Unibody
  • Colours: Gold, Black and Pink


  • CPU: 64-bit Octa-Core
  • Chipset: Snapdragon 625
  • GPU:
  • RAM: 4 GB
  • Internal Memory: 64 GB
  • External MicroSD: Yes Expandable up to 256 GB

Sensors: accelerometer, ambient light sensor, gyroscope, infrared, magnetometer, and proximity sensor

  • Software
  • OS Version: MIUI 9 based on Android 7.0 Nougat


  • Back Camera: Dual 12-megapixel camera set up
  • Front Camera: 5-megapixel camera with LED flash


  • 2G/GSM: GSM 900 / 1800
  • WCDMA: HSDPA 900 / 2100
  • 4G LTE: YES
  • SIM Type: Dual Nano SIM


  • Bluetooth: v4.2
  • WiFi: YES [Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct]
  • GPS: Yes
  • USB: microUSB v2.0
  • Messaging
  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • IM: Yes
  • Email: Yes


Battery Type: 3080mAh Capacity

Xiaomi Mi 5X price

The Xiaomi Mi 5X price is CNY 1,499, which is around $220/€190 and is available in Black, Gold and Pink colour options. The device will be on sale in China on August 1.

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