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Xiaomi Mi 5X

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Xiaomi Mi 5X

Description

Xiaomi Mi 5X review

In an ironic twist of events, the Mi 5X was demoted to a China-only phone by the time our review unit was shipped. Xiaomi decided to launch an entirely new A-series within the Google One initiative, and the Mi 5X became the Mi A1. The A1 is an identical smartphone, it just runs vanilla Android and will be available worldwide.

With the A1, Xiaomi will be looking to expand its global footprint but that doesn’t completely rule out the Mi 5X. The phone may be officially available in China only at the time of writing but select retailers are already selling it worldwide with the MIUI 8.5 international ROM.

Official or not, A1 or 5X, the handset is a decent midrange package with a 5.5″ 1080p screen, a reliable and energy-efficient Snapdragon 625 chip, and a dual-camera setup that was, until recently, a flagship privilege.

Specifications

NETWORK Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
LAUNCH Announced 2017, September
Status Available. Released 2017, September
BODY Dimensions 155.4 x 75.8 x 7.3 mm (6.12 x 2.98 x 0.29 in)
Weight 165 g (5.82 oz)
Build Front glass, aluminum frame, back
SIM Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Other
DISPLAY Type LTPS IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 5.5 inches, 82.6 cm2 (~70.1% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~403 ppi density)
Multitouch Yes
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Other
PLATFORM OS Android 7.1.2 (Nougat), upgradable to Android 8.0 (Oreo); Android One
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 12 MP, f/2.2, 26mm, 1.25µm, PDAF
Features Dual-LED dual-tone flash, HDR, panorama
Video [email protected], [email protected], [email protected]
Secondary 5 MP
SOUND Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
Other
COMMS WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
NFC Yes
Radio FM radio
USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
FEATURES Sensors Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
Browser HTML5
Other
BATTERY Non-removable Li-Ion 3080 mAh battery
MISC Colors Black, Gold, Rose Gold, Red