Xiaomi India’s First Dual Camera Smartphone launch set for 5th September: Is it the Xiaomi Mi 5X?

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Xiaomi has started sending invites for its next product launch in India on 5th September. The teaser shows a dual camera setup and a flagship smartphone. Xiaomi still doesn’t enclosed the name of the device, but rumours claims it as “Xiaomi Mi 5X”. With this announcement, the smartphone will become first device to launch in India with dual camera. The Xiaomi Mi 5X was first introduced in China last month for 1499 Yuan (US$ 222 / Rs. 14284 approx.). The device will be a good competitor to Vivo V7 Plus which is scheduled to launch on September 7th. Instead of dual rear cameras, this latest device from Vivo sports a dual front camera for best selfie pictures.

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It will be a global launch event and Xiaomi India’s fan can register on Xiaomi website to stand a chance to get tickets for the launch. Those who are unlucky to get launch tickets can steam the entire event by just sitting at home. We’ll update the product launch event livestream video link once it is available.

RT if you know which product we will launch! #FlagshipDualCamera #XiaomiGlobalLaunch Register: https://t.co/16KKbgzyXl pic.twitter.com/16Ms5LApis

— Mi India (@XiaomiIndia) August 28, 2017

To recall the specifications of Xiaomi Mi 5X, it flaunts a 5.5-inch full-HD (1080 x 1920 pixels) LTPS display and has hybrid dual-SIM support. It runs on MIUI 9 based on Android 7.0 Nougat and is powered by an Octa-Core Snapdragon 625 SoC. For multitasking there is a 4GB of RAM coupled with 64GB of internal storage with an option to expand up to 128GB using a microSD card.

On the camera department, the Mi 5X dual rear camera features a 12-megapixels wide-angle lens with f/2.2 aperture and a 12-megapixels telephoto lens with f/2.6 aperture. There is a 5-megapixels shooter on the front for taking selfies and other video calling purposes.

The connectivity options available are 4G VoLTE, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11sc, USB Type-C port and a 3.5mm audio jack. It has a 3080mAh battery support on the back. As of now, the smartphone is available in three different color variants – Black, Pink, and Gold. So, we can expect the same colors variants being rolled out in India too.