It sports a 5.5-inch Full HD (1080×1920 pixels) display with dual nano SIM support. The density of the display is 428ppi.
There is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor with Adreno 530 GPU.
The Mi 5 houses a 3000mAh battery and supports Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 technology.
For the first time, Chinese company Xiaomi has given physical home button and fingerprint scanner in its smartphone.
The phone has 16 megapixels with phase detection autofocus, LED flash and Sony IMX298 camera sensor. The rear camera also has 4axis OIS (Optical Image Stabilization) and a sapphire glass, protection lens. The smartphone supports 4K video recording.
The phone has a front camera of 4 ultrapixels with 2 micron pixels. Both cameras have F / 2.0 aperture.
The dimensions of the phone are 144.5×69.2×7.25mm and the weight is 129 grams.
Mi 5 with dual sim support has 32 GB of inbuilt storage which cannot be expanded. The phone is also available in 64 and 128 GB variants.
The phone has a Type-C USB port. Connectivity features include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/ac, Bluetooth 4.2, GLONASS, and NFC.