Xiaomi will be launching their new smartphone Xiaomi Mi 5X in India on September 5. The company has already started sending out media invites for an event which would be held in New Delhi. Xiaomi’s Managing Director, Manu Kumar Jain has confirmed on Twitter that the brand is going to introduce its first dual camera smartphone in India, which could be Xiaomi Mi 5X which was released in China earlier this month.
The smartphone will boast a Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 Soc with Adreno 506 GPU for handling graphic tasks. It will be available in a single variant which will have 4GB of RAM with 64GB of internal storage. It comes with a 5.5-inch Full HD display and weighs 165 grams, measures 7.3mm in thickness.
On the rear, the handset will sport a vertical dual camera with two 12MP sensors with one sensor used to capture standard RGB shots, whereas the other sensor has telephoto lens offering 2x zoom. The camera will support bokeh effect, which is used to blur the background in the images. The front-facing camera will have a 13MP sensor for selfies and video-call. It packs a 3,080mAh battery and will be available in Gold, Rose Gold, and Black.
Connectivity options in the device include 4G LTE, VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth, USB Type-C port. The Mi 5X could run MIUI 9 or be part of the Google’s Android One project. As for pricing of the smartphone is expected to be Rs. 14000 ($222).