Xiaomi Mi 5X: A Phone Which Lets You Think Outside The Box

The Xiaomi Mi 5X: The first smartphone to get the new MIUI 9 right out of the box.


Xiaomi has launched its latest Mi 5X smartphone with a dual camera and MIUI 9 setup. This smartphone is set to give tough competition to other companies as it offers the best features at a reasonable price.

Sneak Peek 

Xiaomi Mi 5X is the latest smartphone which possesses unique features. It comes with the all-metal unibody design and a physical fingerprint scanner. It features a 5.5-inch full-HD display with a resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels.

What’s cool What’s not so cool
Superb Camera

Robust Configuration

IR Gesture

Excellent Battery Backup

Sharp AMOLED Display

Lacks Scratch Resistant Display

Non Removable Battery





Impressive Display And Configuration

The Xiaomi Mi 5X features a 5.5-inch AMOLED Full HD display with a resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels display. It has a 2.5 D curved glass. Under the cowl, the processor which drives the system is 2GHz Cortex A53 Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 MSM8953 Tru Octa-core. It is also advanced by a RAM of 6 GB.

Stylish Body And Sensors

Xiaomi Mi 5X smartphone comes with 7.3 mm thin metal body and weighs 175 grams. It has a stylish look. The handset is available in three colors like black, gold and rose gold. The smartphone has a fingerprint sensor in the back.


Faster And Smooth Working System

When talking about the operating system, the Xiaomi Mi 5X runs on Android 7.0 Nougat out-of-the-box. Talking about the processors, Xiaomi Mi 5X device is hopped-up by a 64-bit Octa-core Snapdragon 625 SoC which is clocked at up to 2GHz and combined with 4GB of RAM.


Enhanced Camera Quality And Outstanding Storage

Xiaomi Mi 5X has a dual camera setup that is 12MP +12MP armed at the back of the handset. The dual camera feature provides a superb enhanced picture. It supports 1080p Full HD video recording. It also offers a 5MP selfie camera which also captures great quality pictures and videos. As far as the storage is concerned, the Xiaomi Mi 5X houses 64GB of internal storage. An external storage card can also be used if it’s not sufficient for the users. The external memory is expandable up to 128GB.


Connect To The World With Super Fast Internet 

The Xiaomi Mi 5X handset has a lot of options like 4G, 3G, 2G, VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, USB Type-C. The handset gets its energy from a massive 4,500mAh Li-Polymer battery which is a non-removable one. Also, the handset is equipped with a high-quality audio output with DHS Audio Calibration Algorithm and a standalone audio amplifier for improved quality via headphones.

Some Best Features of Mi 5X

·Xiaomi Mi 5X uses a Type-C USB port for charging, with double side charging interface.
·One of the best features is that it offers Android 7.1.1 Nougat with MIUI 9.
·Xiaomi Mi 5X offers Telephoto Dual Camera which offers optical zooming option.
·The rear cameras support dark light enhancement technology and HDR enhancement.
· It is a special edition which is powered by a 2.0GHz Snapdragon 625 processor with Adreno 506 GPU.

Tech Specs 


Form factor Touchscreen
Dimensions (mm) 155.40 x 75.80 x 7.30
Weight (g) 165.00
Battery capacity (mAh) 3080
Removable battery No
Colours Rose Gold, Gold, Black


Screen size (inches) 5.50
Touchscreen Yes
Resolution 1080×1920 pixels


Processor octa-core
Processor make Qualcomm Snapdragon 625
Internal storage 64GB
Expandable storage Yes
Expandable storage type microSD
Expandable storage up to (GB) 128


Rear camera 12-megapixel
Flash Yes
Front camera 5-megapixel


Operating System Android 7.0
Skin MIUI 9


Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi standards supported 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth Yes, v 4.20
Infrared Yes
Headphones 3.5mm
Number of SIMs 2
SIM 1  
SIM Type Nano-SIM
3G Yes
4G/ LTE Yes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40) No
SIM 2  
SIM Type Nano-SIM
3G Yes
4G/ LTE Yes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40) No


We can conclude that Xiaomi Mi 5X is a high-end smartphone which has hit the bull’s eye. Its amazing battery backup helps you to get seamless performance while browsing games, web pages, apps etc, for long hours. It’s cameras and display quality are brilliant. Also, you can enjoy clear videos in the sharp AMOLED display.

Overall, Xiaomi Mi 5X is one of the perfect smartphones to go for.


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"Gadgets For You" Belongs to Srishti Agarwal, a commerce graduate by degree but a technophile and a writer by heart. Her love for gadgets and writing made her choose a profession which is altogether a new journey. Being a novice in the blogging community, she strives to provide her audience with reviews on the latest gadgets and guidance tips on OS and Applications.

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