Xiaomi Mi 5X is currently available in only one variant which is the Standard Version (4GB+64GB). In order to cover more audience, today, Xiaomi releases a Cheaper Xiaomi Mi 5X Version (4GB+32GB) for a better price of 1299 yuan ($195). We should note that this version is specially launched for the current Mi 816 Promotion going on in China. The flagship with 32GB ROM will start selling on August 14 on 10 am.
From the configuration point of view, the new cheaper version has a storage capacity from 64GB reduced to 32GB. Moreover, the price is 200 yuan cheaper. Meanwhile, the rest of the specs remain the same.
This variant is for entry-level users, usually for who don’t need to store that much on a phone. If it was not released then the user had no choice to pay 200 yuan extra.
Xiaomi Mi 5X integrates a 5.5-inch 1080p screen and 2.5D glass. The heart of the flagship is Snapdragon 625 processor accompanied by 4GB RAM and 32GB / 64GB storage (expandable up to 128GB via MicroSD).
The dual rear camera with optical lossless zoom is the selling point of the flagship. Xiaomi Mi 5X features a 12 MP primary camera and 5MP secondary camera. Meanwhile, the front shooter is 5MP and sports 36 beauty features from Beauty Mode 3.0.
Furthermore, Xiaomi Mi 5X dual rear lens support 2x optical zoom, 10x digital zoom, portrait mode, based on binocular imaging principle, a real-time close blur, and portrait beauty mode 3.0. You can also record 4K / 30fps UHD video and a 720p / 120fps slow motion video.