Xiaomi Mi 5X debuts: Specs, Price and Availability

Xiaomi Mi 5X is now official. This sleek handset is another contender in the very lucrative midrange market. Its marquee features are the dual-lens camera set-up and the 5.5-inch FHD display with 2.5D Glass treatment.

The Xiaomi Mi 5X

Xiaomi Mi 5x Philippines

Under the hood, the handset packs a Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 SoC which features eight cores of 2GHz Cortex-A53 processor and Adreno 506 GPU. The chispet is also coupled with 4GB of RAM so expect a smoother experience when loading apps and doing multitasking activities.

Read also: Xiaomi Mi 5x Review: Best Midrange Dual-Camera

For storage buffs, you'll get 64GB native memory with expansion option. In terms of the camera, you'll get two 12MP rear shooters with 2X optical zoom, PDAF and LED flash. There's a 5MP camera on the front intended for your social media selfies.

The USB Type C is also a bonus feature together with the latest iteration of Android, 7.0 Nougat with MIUI 9.0 on top. The Xiaomi Mi 5x is powered by 3080 mAh battery and will be available in Black, Gold and Rose Gold hues.

The current pricing in its release is CNY 1499 which is roughly Php 11,250 in today's exchange rates. We'll get you posted when it arrives here in the country.

Xiaomi Mi 5X Specs

  • 155.4 x 75.8 x 7.3 mm at 160 grams
  • 5.5-inch FHD IPS LCD Display, 1080 x 1920 pixels at 401 ppi
  • 2.5D Glass
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 SoC
  • 2GHz octa-core Cortex-A53 CPU
  • Adreno 506 GPU
  • 4GB of RAM
  • 64GB Internal Memory
  • Expandable via microSD card
  • 12MP and 12MP Rear Camera, PDAF, 2x optical zoom, LED Flash
  • 5MP Selfie Camera at f/2.0 aperture
  • 4G LTE, 3G, 2G
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, WiFi Direct, Hotspot
  • Bluetooth
  • USB Type C
  • 3.5mm Audio Jack
  • Fingerprint Sensor
  • Gyroscope, Proximity, Compass, Accelerometer Sensors
  • Android 7.0 Nougat with MIUI
  • 3080 mAh Li-Ion Non-Removable Battery
  • CNY 1499 (approximately Php 11,250 as of this writing)
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