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Xiaomi 5X Review – Gorgeous bezel-less Affordable Smartphone

Xiaomi 5X Review | Product Introduction

Xiaomi 5X new phone is said to be launched at the end of July will be available in two main hardware versions – one with a near bezel less display, the other with a normal panel. Both Xiaomi X5 phone series will run MIUI 9.0 OS (Android 7.0) featuring  a 5.5 inch FHD (1920 x 1080 pixels) screen, a Snapdragon 625 CPU, 4GB RAM + 32/ 64GB ROM. The Xiaomi 5X will come with two 12MP sensors (a Sony IMX386 sensor and a Samsung S5k3m3 sensor), and a front 16MP selfie camera. Also fingerprint Identify support, and a 3.5 mm earphone port, GPS, Bluetooth, etc.  The smartphone will launch in three color variants – Black, Gold, and Rose Gold (Pink). As for how much it will cost, the Xiaomi Mi 5X price for the basic version will to start at CNY 1,999. There will also be a higher-end version of the Xiaomi 5X which will be powered by a Snapdragon 660 SoC, pack in 6GB RAM Rumored to be launched officially on July 26.

Xiaomi X5 Color variants (Source: Xiaomi)

Xiaomi 5X Review - Colors

Xiaomi X5 Gold Edition (Source: Xiaomi)

Xiaomi X5 Review - Gold

Xiaomi 5X Review Focus:

  • Product introduction.
  • Main Highlights
  • Specifications
  • Unboxing
  • Package Content
  • Build Quality & Appearance
  • Hardware Platform
  • Software, Display, Cameras, Speakers, Audio, Microphone, GPS, Battery
  • Pros & Cons
  • Final verdict
  • Xiaomi 5X Review Rating


  • SoC: Snapdragon 625
  • CPU: Octa-core (8x CPU Cores ARM Cortex A53) – Up to 2.0 GHz
  • Display: 5.5 inch Full screen (1920 x 1080 pixels)
  • GPU: Adreno 506
  • System: MIUI 9.0 (Android 7.1)
  • Bluetooth: 4.2
  • Navigation: GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS
  • RAM + ROM: 4GB RAM + 32GB / 64GB ROM
  • Max Storage Expansion: 128GB
  • Sensors: G-sensor, Proximity sensor, Ambient light senor
  • Camera: Dual back camera 12.0MP with AF and flashlight + front camera 16.0MP
  • SIM Card: Dual SIM dual standby, one is Micro SIM card, the other is Nano SIM card


Xiaomi X5 Smartphone Specs
Model Xiaomi 5X
Band 2G: B2/B3/B8
3G: WCDMA B1/B2/B5/B8; TD-SCDMA: B34/B39
CDMA2000/1X BC0
4G: FDD-LTE B1/B3/B7/B5/B8
TDD-LTE B38/B39/B40/B41
Sim Card Dual SIM Card Dual Standby(Nano-SIM; Micro-SIM / Micro-SD)
Service Provide Unlocked
Color Gold, Black, Rose
CPU Snapdragon 625
ROM 32GB / 64GB
Display Size 5.5 inch
Type  OLED, 178 wide angle
Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels, 342 PPI
Card Extend Support TF card up to 128GB extended
Camera Dual Cameras, 16.0MP front camera; 12.0MP dual back camera with flashlight and auto focus; 1080p / 720p video capture, 30fps; 720p slow motion video, 120 fps
Xiaomi 5X Mobile Phone Basic Function
Ringtones Type Polyphonic/MP3
Audio File Format mp3, aac, aac+, eaac+, amr, wb-amr, midi, ogg
Video File Format 1080p (1920 x 1080), mpeg4, h.263, h.264
Image File Format JPEG/BMP/GIF/PNG
Flash Support
Earphone Port 3.5 mm
GPS Yes, built in, also support A-GPS, Glonass,
WIFI Yes, 802.11 a/b/g/n/, WiFi Display, WiFi Direct
Bluetooth Bluetooth 4.2, Bluetooth HID
OTG Support
Sensors Infrared, Gyro, Acceleration sensors, Proximity sensor, Ambient light sensor, Hall Sensor
Multi-Touch Support
Dimensions 145.5x 72.2 x 7.9 mm
Net weight(Including battery) 165g
Language English, Simplified/Traditional Chinese
Other Feature 4G, WIFI, GPS, Bluetooth, Ebook, Email, Messaging, wallpapers, calendar,calculator, clock, camera, tethering & portable hotspot, dual mic for noise reduction,OTG, gyroscope, compass, LED notification, Mitalk, etc
Xiaomi 5X Mobile Phone Accessories:
1 x 3000mAh Battery(5V / 2A)
1 x USB Cable
1 x Charger We will send adapter plugs according to the shipping address of the buyer.


Note: This post will be updated to a full review once sample arrives !


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