Weeks after Apple released the iPhone 7, One of China’s biggest smartphone vendors is challenging Apple with a new premium smartphone. Xiaomi on Tuesday launched the Mi 5s, a smartphone with dual camera and a pressure-sensitive screen.
Chinese phonemaker Xiaomi has unveiled its new Mi 5s and Mi 5s Plus handsets, successors to this year’s Mi 5. The devices offer mostly expected updates, including an improved camera and faster processor, but there is one particularly interesting touch — a new ultrasonic fingerprint reader built under the glass at the bottom of the phones.
Xiaomi Challenges Apple In China With New Mi 5s
The Xiaomi’s latest flagship phone cost just $300, we all know thats half the price of iPhone 7, and guess what? Xiaomi 5s boast many similar features to Apples’s leading device. It looks like it will instantly become a smash hit when it’s released, featuring a sleek design and killer specs. 8.
Both new phones feature an all-metal body and they sport similar designs. the Mi 5s Plus is the larger of the two phones and it sports a bigger screen as well as a bigger battery. And guess what… it also has a dual-lens camera.
Other specs include a Snapdragon 821 chipset, a 5.2-inch 1080p display (with Force Touch support, of course), a 3,200 mAh battery, up to 128GB of UFS 2.0 storage and up to 4GB of LPDDR4 RAM.
There’s also new Sony CMOS image sensor powering the 12-megapixel camera on the Mi 5s, with dual-tone LED flash and 4K video recording, while the Plus model has a dual-camera system. Both models offer up to 128GB of storage, while the 5s has up to 4GB of RAM and the Plus goes up to 6GB of RAM. The Mi 5s has a 5.1-inch, 1080p display with pressure sensitivity, while the 5s Plus has a 5.7-inch display.