Xiaomi released a new flagship phone Mi 5s on September 27. The new phone not only use the top configuration, but also include the ultrasonic fingerprint recognition and ultra-sensitive cameras. It will be priced from RMB1999(USD300). And the Mi 5s Plus is released at the same time from RMB2299(USD345).
Mi 5S provides four kinds of color- rose gold, gold, silver and dark gray. It combins with a 2.5D glass screen and use metal fuselage on the back.
Mi 5s equipped with a 5.15 inch screen, Qualcomm snapdragon 821 processor, at least 4GB RAM, 64GB or 128GB storage,16 MP rear camera, 8 MP front camera, 3400mAh battery (support fast charging), Type-C interface, dual sim card, a new generation of UFS2.0 high-speed flash memory, support 4G+, full function NFC.
In addition to these general configuration, Mi 5s has two new technology.
The first is the non-porous ultrasonic fingerprint identification. This fingerprint technology uses a complete integrated seamless panel, eliminates the need for openings in the front panel glass. It can recognize the 3D characteristics by ultrasonic scanning. So the users can be identified by pressing the glass directly when they use it. In order to allow users to find the location of fingerprint identification, Mi 5s also designs a similar home button groove.
The second is the ultra sensitive camera. Thanks to the larger the area of the camera sensor, the image quality is better. Mi 5s contains 1/2.3 of an inch of the sensor, which is comparable to the size of the card camera. It also has a SONY IMX378 sensor, the single pixel light is 61% bigger than iPhone 6S Plus. Because the amount of light increases, its performance is still good even in light and dark.