The Xiaomi Mi 5 will be launched on February 24 at the MWC 2016, in Barcelona.
The company’s Vice President of International, Hugo Barra announced the news on twitter today.
This also happens to be the first time, that Xiaomi is launching a product at the Mobile World Congress, joining the elite group of OEMs who have been doing so for several years. The company will simultaneously be launching the device in China as well, since a post at the MIUI forums did confirm that an event is scheduled in Beijing.
We already know that the Xiaomi Mi 5 will be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 flagship SoC. And it is fairly obvious that the device will come with a fingerprint scanner and a USB Type-C port, as we have seen from previous rumours.
The Mi 5 is expected to come in multiple variants, which have different storage and RAM, as seen from this benchmark leak. So we may be looking at a 3GB RAM/4GB RAM variants, and with different storage capacities as well.
This is what the Xiaomi Mi 5 looks like from leaked press renders.
source: HBarra Twitter