Xiaomi is going to announce its latest smartphone and its latest OS (MIUI 9) on July 26. The smartphone which is going to be launched is the Xiaomi Mi 5X which the company has been teasing for quite some time now.

The company told the Chinese social site Weibo about the unveiling of the smartphone which is going to take place at a press event in China.

The Xiaomi Mi 5X will feature a dual-camera setup on the back which is something new from Xiaomi’s perspective. Once again, the device is going to be all metal and the fingerprint scanner is going to be at the back.

Xiaomi has also released a promo image which shows us as to how the Mi 5X would look like.

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The official announcement apart, some leaked images of the smartphone have popped out today which gives us a complete view of the Mi 5X.

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Xiaomi Mi 5X Specifications

As said, the device is going to pack in a dual camera. It will be sporting a 5.5-inch screen with Full HD resolution. A Snapdragon 625 chipset is going to power the Mi 5X which does not come as any sort of surprise as 625 has been the company’s favorite in terms of processors. Supporting the chipset will be 4 GB of RAM and 32/64 GB of inbuilt storage which can be further expanded with the help of an external SD card. On the software front, the Mi 5X will be running on MIUI 9 on top of Android Nougat. The MIUI 9 will also be going to announced on July 26.


The device will be coming in three color variants – Black, Gold, and Rose Gold. Coming to the price of the Mi 5X, it will be sold in China with a price tag of approximately CNY 1,999 which is around $295.

Clearly, the Mi 5X is going to be one serious mid-ranger considering the top notch specifications it is throwing at us. The device is also absolutely stunning when it comes to looks. Moreover, the Snapdragon 625 is a pretty capable processor and Xiaomi seems to be sticking on to the success it has had as of late.

If you are looking for a mid-range smartphone which offers some amazing stuff, you might want to wait for some more time as the Mi 5X can be the perfect choice of a smartphone for you.

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