The Chinese manufacturer confirmed that the Xiaomi Mi 5X will be launched along with the firmware MIUI 9, and published an advertising image of the smartphone.
Last week it became known that Xiaomi is working on a new smartphone Xiaomi Mi 5X. On the official page in Weibo, the company confirmed that Xiaomi Mi 5X will be presented with MIUI 9 in July. The attached image opens the date of the announcement – July 26.
Initially, it was expected that MIUI 9 will be released together with Xiaomi Mi Max 2, but this did not happen. The manufacturer planned to introduce a new firmware with Xiaomi Mi 5X.
The advertising face of the smartphone will become popular Chinese singer Chris Wu. The image reveals only the back panel of the device. It is placed in an all-metal case with a dual camera and a fingerprint scanner on the back cover. Another poster on the upcoming device revealed that the Xiaomi Mi 5X will receive a 5.5-inch display, possibly with Full HD resolution. As a hardware basis, Snapdragon 625 will perform with 4 GB of RAM. The price will be 295 dollars.
According to rumors, the device can also go in the high-end version with Snapdragon 660 with 6 GB of RAM. The dual camera will consist of 12-megapixel sensors Sony IMX386 and Samsung S5k3m3. The front will be placed with 16-Mp.
It is expected that MIUI 9 will contain recycled icons and new wallpapers. The update will bring a split screen mode and a picture-in-picture function. The head of the company also promised that the new firmware will be more stable, smooth and powerful.