Xiaomi has unveiled its must anticipated smartphone, the Mi 5s in China. The company also launched the Mi 5s Plus that comes with a dual camera setup. Both smartphones will be available in four colours, namely Gold, Rose Gold, Silver, and White.
Both the smartphone are powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 processor. It runs on MIUI 8 wrapped under Android OS. The 3GB RAM / 64GB storage variant is priced at CNY 1,999 (approx Rs 20,000), while the 4GB RAM / 128GB storage will be selling at a price of CNY 2,299 (approx Rs 23,000).
The Xiaomi Mi 5s Plus 4GB RAM/ 64GB storage variant on the other hand has been priced at CNY 2,299 (approx Rs. 22,900), while the 6GB RAM/ 128GB storage variant will be available at a price of CNY 2,599 (approx Rs. 26,000).
Both smartphones feature a unique ultrasonic fingerprint sensor integrated in the home button placed underneath a glass. The company claims it provides the same accuracy other fingerprint sensors.
The Xiaomi Mi 5s sports a 5.15-inch full-HD display with 1080x1920 pixel resolution and NTSC 95 percent colour gamut. The Mi 5s Plus on the other hand packs in a 5.7-inch display with the same resolution, but a brightness of 550 nits.
The Mi 5s Plus boasts dual rear camera setup, with two 13MP sensors - one for colour, and the other for monochrome.
The Mi 5s on the other hand comes with a single 12MP rear camera, with Sony IMX 378 sensor and an f/2.0 aperture. Both devices feature a 4MP front-facing camera with 2-micron pixels and an f/2.0 aperture. The major difference between the smartphones is the clock speed of the processor. While the Mi 5s has a 2.15GHz Snapdragon 821 SoC, the Mi 5s Plus comes with a 2.35GHz Snapdragon 821 SoC.
On the connectivity front, the smartphone features 4G LTE connectivity with 3x carrier aggregation support, NFC, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v4.2, and GPS/ A-GPS