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Xiaomi Mi5 Pro 128GB

  • Camera: 16 MP
  • Display: 5.5 Inches
  • CPU: Quad-core (2x2.15 GHz Kryo & 2x1.6 GHz Kryo)
  • Operating System: Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow)
  • RAM: 4 GB
  • Storage: 128GB

Our Rating

The overall rating is based on review by our experts

8.8
  • Performance 9 / 10
  • Camera 8 / 10
  • Display 9 / 10
  • Design 9 / 10
  • Features 9 / 10
  • Connectivity 8 / 10
  • Usability 9 / 10
  • Battery 9 / 10

Xiaomi Mi5 Pro 128GB has been released and available on the market. The Xiaomi smartphone is a good Android phone with a 5.15 inches IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen display, and 1920 x 1080 pixel screen resolution and 428 ppi pixel density.

The Snapdragon and 4GB RAM/128GB Memory comes with a 16 megapixels, f/2.0 as the main camera includes phase detection autofocus, OIS (4-axis), dual-LED (dual tone) flash,1/2.8″ sensor size, 1.12 µm pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, panorama, HDR and can records video 1080p@30fps At the front, there is camera with 4 MP f/2.0, 1/3″ sensor size, 2µm pixel size to support video call, selfie, and record video 1080p.

For other key features, the Xiaomi Mi 5 Pro 128GB also equipped with Fingerprint Sensor, Fast Charging, Micro-SD,  OIS 4 axis, and 3000mAh powerful battery.

Xiaomi is a leading smartphone maker from China famous for powerful, stylish and aggressively-priced gadgets. With its latest flagship smartphone, the Mi 5, the brand wants to offer almost everything that $700 handsets like the Samsung Galaxy S7 or iPhone 6s do, at a considerably lower price. Let’s see if the hype is worth it – or not!
. Here’s the Xiaomi Mi5 Pro 128GB Specification and Features, The Pros, and The Cons.

Xiaomi Mi5 Pro 128GB Key Features

  • Corning Gorilla Glass 4 back panel
  • Curved Design
  • 5.15″ IPS display of 1080p resolution; 428ppi
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 820; Quad-core (2×2.15 GHz Kryo & 2×1.6 GHz Kryo) ; Adreno 530
  • Android 6.0 with MIUI 8 (Global 6.7.5 Beta)
  • 4GB RAM with 128GB of storage
  • Dual SIM, LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 4.1, IR, microUSB
  • 16 MP, f/2.0, phase detection autofocus, OIS (4-axis), dual-LED (dual tone) flash, 5 megapixel front camera, f2.0 aperture
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • Fast battery charging: 83% in 30 min (Quick Charge 3.0)

Xiaomi Mi5 Pro 128GB Pros and Cons

Pros

  • Excellent design & solid build quality
  • Impressive display
  • Unmatched performance for the price
  • Good battery life with Quick Charge 3.0 support
  • Great camera in good light
  • 4-axis OIS is helpful
  • Fingerprint reader is very fast & accurate
  • Features an IR Blaster
  • Great front-facing camera
  • Relatively affordable

Cons

  • No U.S. availability
  • Lack of U.S. 4G LTE support
  • Low-light camera performance is sub-par
  • MIUI is still missing features found in stock Android
  • Bootloader unlocking process is unwieldy

Xiaomi has dotted the i’s and crossed the t’s with the Mi 5 and delivered an astonishingly impressive smartphone. By offering what is quite possibly the best mobile experience at this price, Xiaomi has yet again redefined what an affordable smartphone should be.

Xiaomi Mi5 Pro 128GB - Specifications

General

  • Device Name
    Xiaomi Mi5 Pro 128GB
  • Model
    Pro Version (4GB RAM and 128GB Memory)
  • Release Date
    April, 2016
  • Status
    Available

Battery

  • Battery Technology
    Li-Po
  • Battery Capacity
    3000mAh
  • Talk Time
    Up to 33 hours (2G), 25 hours (3G)
  • Standby Time
    Up to 250 hours (3G), 200 hours (4G)

Camera

  • Main Camera
    16 MP (Sony IMX298 Exmor RS Sensor)
  • Main Camera Resolution
    4608 x 3456 pixels (image) and 1080p (video)
  • Main Camera Features
    16 MP, f/2.0, OIS (4-axis), phase detection autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash, 1/2.8" sensor size, 1.12 µm pixel size, panorama, HDR, geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection
  • Front Camera
    4 MP
  • Front Camera Resolution
    2688 x 1512 pixels
  • Features
    Video Call, 1080p Video Recording

Connectivity

  • USB
    Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go
  • Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct,hotspot
  • Bluetooth
    v4.1, LE, A2DP
  • DLNA
    Yes
  • NFC
    Yes
  • GPS
    Yes, with A-GPS, BDS, GLONASS
  • Infrared
    Yes, can be used for remotes

Display

  • Screen Size
    5.15 inches
  • Screen Technology
    IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with Corning Gorilla Glass 4
  • Screen Resolution
    1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Touch Screen
    Yes
  • Screen Colors
    16 M
  • Pixel Density
    428 ppi
  • Multitouch
    Yes

Design

  • Type
    Bar
  • Dimensions
    144.6 x 69.2 x 7.3 mm (5.69 x 2.72 x 0.29 in)
  • Weight
    4.90 oz/129 g/139 g
  • Available Color(s)
    Black, Gold, White
  • Protection
    Corning Gorilla Glass 4 back panel

Storage

  • Internal Storage
    128 GB
  • External Storage
    -
  • RAM
    4 GB

Network

  • SIM Type
    Nano SIM (SIM 1&2)
  • Data Networks
    GSM/HSPA/LTE
  • 2G Network
    GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
  • 3G Network
    HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 & TD-SCDMA
  • 4G Network
    LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) - India
  • Download Speed Max
    603 Mb/s
  • Upload Speed Max
    102.0 Mb/s
  • GPRS
    Yes
  • EDGE
    Yes

Messaging & Calling

  • SMS
    Yes
  • MMS
    Yes
  • Email
    Yes
  • Push Email
    Yes
  • Call Control
    Voice commands, voice dialing, voice recorder

OS & Hardware

  • Operating System
    Android v6.0 Marshmallow
  • Chipset
    Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820
  • CPU
    Quad-core (2x2.15 GHz Kryo & 2x1.6 GHz Kryo)
  • GPU
    Adreno 530
  • User Interface
    MIUI 8.0

Media

  • Video Record
    3840 x 2160 (4K) (30 fps)
  • Front Camera Video Record
    1920 x 1080 (1080p FHD)
  • Features
    Video Calling
  • Video Format
    3GPP, AVI, MP4, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, MKV, WEBM, DivX, Xvid, H.265, H.263, H.264, WMV, ASF
  • Audio Format
    MP3, M4A, 3GA, AAC, OGG, OGA, WAV, AMR, AWB, FLAC, MID, MIDI, XMF, MXMF, IMY, RTTTL, RTX, OTA
  • Audio Output
    3.5 mm jack, Loud Speakers
  • Video Output
    No

Specific Absorption Rate (SAR)

  • SAR US
    0.70 W/kg (watts per kilogram)
  • SAR EU
    1.42 W/kg (watts per kilogram)

More Functions

  • Active Noise Cancellation
    Yes, with dedicated mic
  • Vibrating Alert
    Yes
  • Ringtones
    Yes
  • Web Browser
    HTML5
  • Java
    No
  • Flash Player
    Yes
  • Radio
    No
  • Loudspeaker
    Yes
  • Sensor
    Fingerprint, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass

Xiaomi Mi5 Pro 128GB - Reviews

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