Xiaomi Mi 5X To Be Introduced on July 26

After a long wait, Xiaomi finally confirmed to introduce a new smartphone on 26th this month. The company has announced on its Weibo that it would take the wraps off the Mi 5X at a press event on the next Wednesday. The announcement post also comes with a promo image, giving us more detail of the upcoming smartphone.

According to the image, the Xiaomi Mi 5X will sport a rear dual-camera setup along with a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner, which is covered by a metal body. The phone  will pre-ship with the MIUI 9 custom layout on top based on Android Nougat, which is also officially be announced on the same day. While other specs have not yet to be confirmed yet, there were a lot of previous rumors about the device so far.

The Xiaomi Mi 5X is expected to feature a 5.5-inch IPS display with Full HD resolution. Powering the phone will be the Snapdragon 625 octa-core chipset under the hood, accompanying with 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of storage. In terms of color option, the Mi 5X is expected to be available in Black, Gold, and Rose Gold. Since it’s a rest of Xiaomi’s lineup, the phone will offer a great bang for the buck. The Mi 5X is rumored to retail for CNY 1,999, which is approximately $295. However, you should note that these are only rumors until now, as there is not any confirmation from Xiaomi yet.

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Except for its home market, the upcoming Xiaomi Mi 5X probably won’t hit Western markets, but you’ll likely be able to grab one for yourself  from a variety of Chinese retailers such as GearBest, for instance, but the pricing, of course, will a little bit higher.

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