Xiaomi has been mainly operating in online market while OPPO and VIVO have been the leaders in the offline segment. Xiaomi plans to change this and hence is launching a new sub-brand called Lanmi. Xiaomi has been selling its premium phones under the Mi brand and budget devices under the Redmi brand.
In lof of countries like China, India, Brazil, Philippines etc. a majority of the phones are sold offline. Both OPPO and VIVO have a good penetration in the segment. Hence Xiaomi is looking to get the share of this profitable segment.
Xiaomi is also said to be ready with the launch of its first device under the Lanmi brand. The new phone will be called Xiaomi 5X and will be revealed on 26th July.
While the device, Xiaomi 5X, has been making its presence felt through leaks and rumours, since some time, we now have a full visual of the rear side of the phone along with the specs. The rumours and leaks suggest that the Xiaomi 5X will come with a dual camera setup on the back featuring a Sony IMX386 sensor and a Samsung S5k3m3 sensor. The arrangement of camera, led flash, and antenna lines make it look quite similar to the recently launched OPPO R11 or OnePlus 5.
Another leack, a promotional poster, reveals a lot about the phone. If the poster is authentic, then we have all the information about the Xiaomi 5x right from the configurations to price of Xiaomi Lanmi 5x.
Xiaomi 5X Specifications
The Xiaomi Lanmi 5X is supposed to come with 2 variants. The higher variant will come with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor coupled with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage, while another variant will be powered by a Snapdragon 625 chipset and 4 GB of RAM, a 5.5-inch display and will run on Android 7.1.1 based MIUI 9 out of the box. One of the previous leaks mentioned the resolution of the display of Xiaomi 5X as full-HD 1080p.
The phone will sport a 5.5-inch display and will run on Android 7.1.1 based MIUI 9 out of the box. One of the previous leaks mentioned the resolution of the display of Xiaomi X5 as full-HD 1080p.[wpsm_ads1 float=”none”]
The Xiaomi 5X will sport a full metal unibody design, will house dual cameras on the back, a 16-megapixel selfie camera on the front and a front-mounted fingerprint reader. We have information about two color variants of Xiaomi 5X i.e. A Matte Black and a Pink color.
Xiaomi 5X Price
While the authenticity of the leaked poster hasnt been accertained yet, however, it also reveals the price of the upcoming phone. The Xiaomi 5X standard vairant will be priced at CNY 1,999 ($295 or Rs 19,000) while the price of the higher variant is yet unknown.