Xiaomi is set to refresh its current lineup with the Mi 5 and Mi 5 Plus in the coming weeks. While the company has remained silent on any teasers or anything, the price drops in the Mi4 in recent days, clearly suggest that the Chinese powerhouse is looking to clear out any stocks in the anticipation of a refresh. While we have no clue about the device and how would it look in comparison to the Mi4, the specifications of the phone have already surfaced. As the name suggests, the Mi5 would be the smaller and the more ergonomic device, while the Mi5 Plus is the larger phablet device.
The Mi5 will pack a 5.2 inch, 2K display with Gorilla Glass protection. The camera combination will be 16 MP on the back and 13 MP on the front. Other than this, you will have 3,000 mAh battery on board with quick charge capability that will see the phone gain 30% of the battery in 40 minutes. The SoC on board will be Snapdragon 810 which will be optimised for better heat dissipation like we saw on the Note Pro.
The Mi5 Plus, on the other hand will come with a 5.7 inch display with the same 2K resolution, though to support the bigger display, you have the Snapdragon 820 SoC on board which would be able backed by 3500 mAh battery with quick charge that claims that the phone will be fully charged in 50 minutes. The camera on board is expected to be 23 MP with a 12 MP front facing shooter. The device will also pack in OIS and laser auto focus like we have seen on the likes of LG G3 earlier.