Xiaomi Mi 5x Launched: Dual-Cameras on a Budget

Xiaomi Mi 5X, the recently mid-range smart phone from the Chinese giant, just launched in China along with the new MIUI 9 that excites Xiaomi fans. This move thus propels Xiaomi’s entry with Dual Cameras in the budgets segment. Android Nougat-based MIUI 9 which delivers a considerable measure of upgrades like Xiaomi’s Smart Assistant, Built-in Image Search, a new file system and much more.

The Specs

DISPLAY Type LTPS IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 5.5 inches (~70.1% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (~403 ppi pixel density)
Multitouch Yes
 Ui – New MIUI 9


PLATFORM OS Android 7.1.1 (Nougat)
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8953 Snapdragon 625
CPU Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU Adreno 506


MEMORY Card slot microSD, up to 128 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
Internal 64 GB, 4 GB RAM


CAMERA Primary Dual 12 MP (26mm, f/2.2; 50mm, f/2.6), phase detection autofocus, 2x optical zoom, dual-LED (dual tone) flash
Features 1.25 µm/ 1.0 µm pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
Video 2160p@30fps, 720p@120fps
Secondary 5 MP, 1080p


BATTERY  Non-removable  Li-Ion 3080 mAh battery


The Dual-cameras on the Mi 5x is said to perform the same functions as the Flagship Mi6. Obviously, there’ll be differences in the image processing and colour reproduction.

This move by Xiaomi could pressurise the competitors as well to release budget handsets with dual cameras, Xiaomi has changed the smartphone market several times, be it the Redmi series or the Redmi Note series, the company has been dominating the smartphone when it comes to releasing innovative smartphones at an affordable price tag.

What are your views about the newly released Xiaomi Mi 5x, do let us know in the comment section down below.

Akshay Mhatre is a Tech Journalist who likes to keep up with the latest from the tech world. He has worked at many popular news portals like BGR and TechRadar before joining TheLeaker as a News writer and journalist. A writer by day and a VFX artist by night. In his free time, he also likes to make motion graphics and concept art. You can find him on Instagram @akshayrazr_95 and contact him on akshaymhatre[@]theleaker.com.

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