Xiaomi Mi 5X featured

Xiaomi is gearing up to launch the Xiaomi Mi 5X Special edition in China. It is the Xiaomi Mi 5X in a plush red color back and a black front. With the already premium looks the Xiaomi Mi 5X Special Edition adds to the looks of the phone.

Apart from the refreshed color, there are no specification differences between the regular Mi 5X and the Special Edition one. After the introduction of this new colour, Xiaomi users can buy the Mi 5X in 4 different colors.

Xiaomi Mi 5X Special Edition Specifications

While there are no specification differences between the regular Mi 5X and the special edition model, there are visual differences here. The Xiaomi Mi 5X Special Edition looks premium in the new red color at the back and black bezels at the front.

Xiaomi Mi 5X red special edition

To recall, the Mi 5X comes with a Metal design with a 5.5-inch full HD (1920 x 1080p) IPS-LCD panel. The bottom bezel sports the capacitive navigation keys on the Mi 5X. In the optics department, you get 2 lenses of 12MP each at the back. This dual camera setup comes with 2x optical zoom and dual-LED (dual tone) flash. There is also a 5MP front-facing camera for selfies and video calling.

In terms of hardware, the Xiaomi Mi 5X comes with a Snapdragon 625 processor coupled with Adreno 506 GPU. This combination is complemented by 4GB RAM and 32GB/64GB storage options. There is also expansion option using a microSD card.

On the software front, the Xiaomi Mi 5X comes with Android 7.1.1 Nougat with MIUI 9 on top. The MIUI is an optimized UI for Xiaomi smartphones. While Android updates on Xiaomi phones are not fast, the MIUI updates keep your phone caught up with the new features.

Powered by a 3,080 mAh battery, the Xiaomi Mi 5X offers Bluetooth, WiFi, GPS, Infrared sensor, and Type-C port as some standard connectivity options.

Pricing and Availability

The new Xiaomi Mi 5X Special Edition will be sold in China starting from November 1. It will be available at a price of 1,499 Yuan (roughly Rs. 14,700). The Indian availability of the Xiaomi Mi 5X Special Edition is not yet known.

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