Today Xiaomi has launched a new smartphone in the Mi series – the new Mi 5X features a dual camera, snapdragon 625 chipset and also runs the company’s latest user interface; MIUI 9 based on Android OS.Xiaomi Mi 5X is the first Mi smartphone to come pre-loaded with MIUI 9 straight out of the box. It is equipped with Snapdragon 625 octa-core 64-bit processor that powers a 5.5-inch touchscreen. The device is configured with 4GB of RAM alongside a 64GB of flash storage and a 3,080mAh battery.  In the camera department, the Mi 5X has a dual camera which uses a 12MP Wide Angle lens and a 12MP telephoto lens. It also comes with a high-quality audio system. DHS Audio Calibration Algorithm and Stand-alone audio amplifier, both improve the sound quality for the headphones as well as the external speaker.

The device has a metal body that measures 155.4 x 75.8 x 7.3mm, weighs 165g and comes in three colours; Gold, Rose Gold and Black with a retail price of ¥1499 (~$220 USD). The Mi 5X is currently available for sale in China.