Xiaomi Mi 5 Arrives February 24; Will It Really Copy Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge?

Xiaomi Mi 5

There is some good news for fans awaiting the launch of much-talked about Xiaomi Mi 5; the D-day is almost here. The upcoming flagship will be launched at a press event on February 24.

Xiaomi’s global product director Hugo Barra took to his facebook page to release a teaser image and shared, “Mi 5 is almost here! It’s Xiaomi’s first product launch in 2016, happening on February 24.” The confirmation from director Hugo Barra, proved previous speculations to be true with many predicting a launch around the same time.

It is also confirmed that Xiaomi will be showcasing the Mi 5 at the MWC in Barcelona at an an invitation-only media preview, as shared on the company’s official Facebook page. As noted by Digital Trends, tech giants such as Samsung, LG, and HTC are expected to launch their flagship devices at the MWC 2016 as well.

Just as any other flagship, Xiaomi Mi 5 has garnered its fair share of rumors, predictions and leaks. Here’s a recap for those who want to know, an earlier leak indicated that one of the Xiaomi Mi 5 variants could possibly be taking a leaf out of Samsung’s Galaxy S6 Edge in terms of design. The image showed-off a Xiaomi handset boasting an edge-to-edge display set in an all-metal chassis.

Even earlier reports on the Chinese website MyDrivers also indicate at the flagship arriving in two variants. The report spells out the rumored specs and it includes a 5.2-inch display with 2560 x 1440 resolutions on the premium model as well as 4GB RAM, Octa-core Snapdragon 820 processor, a 16MP primary and a 13MP secondary camera.

It isn’t clear whether this leaked image, alongside the picture of the standard Xiaomi Mi 5 model, happens to be genuine. Well, the wait isn’t long, Xiaomi fans will soon know  what exactly lies in store for them.

Fans can head here to take a look at the leaked image of the Xiaomi Mi 5.

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